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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.

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....
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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...
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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...
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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...
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Fellowship in the Gospel

"…fellow laborer in the gospel of Christ…" (1 Thessalonians 3:2) If you seek great things for yourself, thinking, “God has called me for this and for that,” you barricade...
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Sacred Service

"I now rejoice in my sufferings for you, and fill up in my flesh what is lacking in the afflictions of Christ." (Colossians 1:24) The Christian worker has to...
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The Unrivaled Power of Prayer

"We do not know what we should pray for as we ought, but the Spirit Himself makes intercession for us with groanings which cannot be uttered." (Romans 8:26) When...
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The Undetected Sacredness of Circumstances

"We know that all things work together for good to those who love God." (Romans 8:28) The circumstances of a saint’s life are ordained of God. In the life...
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Intimate Theology

"Do you believe this?" (John 11:26) Is Jesus teaching you to have a personal intimacy with Himself? Allow Him to drive His question home to you — “Do you...
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Partakers of His Suffering

". . . but rejoice to the extent that you partake of Christ’s sufferings." (1 Peter 4:13) If you are going to be used by God, He will take...
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The Authority of Truth

"Draw near to God and He will draw near to you." (James 4:8) The evangelical message should always lead [a person] to action. Refusing to act leaves a person...
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A Bondservant of Jesus

"I have been crucified with Christ; it is no longer I who live, but Christ lives in me." (Galatians 2:20) These words mean the breaking and collapse of my...
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