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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. (read more)

The Forgiveness of God

"In Him we have…the forgiveness of sins…" (Ephesians 1:7) Beware of the pleasant view of the fatherhood of God: God is so kind and loving that of course He will forgive us. That thought, based...
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When He Has Come

"When He has come, He will convict the world of sin…" (John 16:8) Very few of us know anything about conviction of sin. We know the experience of being disturbed because we have done wrong...
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Winning into Freedom

"If the Son makes you free, you shall be free indeed." (John 8:36) If there is even a trace of individual self-satisfaction left in us, it always says, “I can’t surrender,” or “I can’t be...
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The Eternal Goal

"By Myself I have sworn, says the Lord, because you have done this thing…I will bless you…" (Genesis 22:16-17) God will never be real to me until I come face to face with Him in...
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Still Human!

"…whatever you do, do all to the glory of God." (1 Corinthians 10:31) We want to be able to say, “Oh, I have had a wonderful call from God!” But to do even the most...
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What Is That to You?

"Peter…said to Jesus, ‘But Lord, what about this man?’ Jesus said to him, ‘…what is that to you? You follow Me.’" (John 21:21-22) One of the hardest lessons to learn comes from our stubborn refusal...
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Discovering Divine Design

"As for me, being on the way, the Lord led me…" (Genesis 24:27) We should be so one with God that we don’t need to ask continually for guidance. . . If we are born...
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Faith or Experience?

"…the Son of God, who loved me and gave Himself for me." (Galatians 2:20) We should battle through our moods, feelings, and emotions into absolute devotion to the Lord Jesus. We must break out of...
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The Changed Life

"If anyone is in Christ, he is a new creation; old things have passed away; behold, all things have become new." (2 Corinthians 5:17) The work of salvation means that in your real life things...
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The Supreme Climb

"He said, ‘Take now your son…’" (Genesis 22:2) If we are to climb to the height God reveals, it can never be done later — it must be done now. . . If the providential...
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