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Oswald Chambers was born in Aberdeen, Scotland, in 1874, the youngest son of a Baptist minister. He spent his boyhood years in Perth; then his family moved to London when Oswald was fifteen. Shortly after the move to London, Oswald made his public profession of faith in Christ and became a member of Rye Lane Baptist Church. This marked a period of rapid spiritual growth, along with an intense struggle to find God’s will and way for his life. Oswald Chambers was not famous during his lifetime. At the time of his death in 1917 at the age of forty-three, only three books bearing his name had been published. Among a relatively small circle of Christians in Britain and the U.S., Chambers was much appreciated as a teacher of rare insight and expression, but he was not widely known.

Have You Ever Been Alone with God? (2)

"When He was alone . . . the twelve asked Him about the parable." (Mark 4:10)  His Solitude with Us. When God gets us alone through suffering, heartbreak, temptation,...
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Have You Ever Been Alone with God? (1)

"When they were alone, He explained all things to His disciples." (Mark 4:34)  Our Solitude with Him. Jesus doesn't take us aside and explain things to us all the...
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What My Obedience to God Costs Other People

"As they led Him away, they laid hold of a certain man, Simon . . . , and on him they laid the cross that he might bear it...
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The Opened Sight

"I now send you, to open their eyes . . . that they may receive forgiveness of sins . . ." (Acts 26:17-18)  God's first sovereign work of grace...
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Prayerful Inner-Searching

"May your whole spirit, soul, and body be preserved blameless . . ." (1 Thessalonians 5:23)  Do we believe that God can fortify and protect our thought processes far...
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Is My Sacrifice Living?

"Abraham built an altar . . . ; and he bound Isaac his son and laid him on the altar . . ." (Genesis 22:9)  This event is a...
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Intimate with Jesus

"Jesus said to him, 'Have I been with you so long, and yet you have not known Me, Philip?'" (John 14:9)  The whole experience of life is designed to...
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Worship

"He moved from there to the mountain east of Bethel, and he pitched his tent with Bethel on the west and Ai on the east; there he built an...
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The Life of Power to Follow

"Jesus answered him, 'Where I am going you cannot follow Me now, but you shall follow Me afterward.'" (John 13:36)  No matter what changes God has performed in you,...
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Why Can I Not Follow You Now?

"Peter said to Him, 'Lord, why can I not follow You now?'" (John 13:37)  There are times when you can't understand why you cannot do what you want to...
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Clouds and Darkness

"Clouds and darkness surround Him . . ." (Psalm 97:2)  When we come into close contact with the teachings of Jesus Christ we have our first realization of this....
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Will You Go Out Without Knowing?

"He went out, not knowing where he was going." (Hebrews 11:8)  Have you ever "gone out" in this way? . . . Continually examine your attitude toward God to...
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