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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.

Can a Saint Falsely Accuse God?

"All the promises of God in Him are Yes, and in Him Amen . . ." (2 Corinthians 1:20) We must never measure our spiritual capacity on the basis of our ...
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Beware of the Least Likely Temptation

"Joab had defected to Adonijah, though he had not defected to Absalom." (1 Kings 2:28) Always remain alert to the fact that where one person has turne...
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Readiness

"God called to him . . . And he said, ’Here I am’." (Exodus 3:4) Readiness for God means that we are prepared to do the smallest thing or the largest ...
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All or Nothing?

"When Simon Peter heard that it was the Lord, he put on his outer garment . . . and plunged into the sea." (John 21:7) Have you ever had a crisis in y...
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Can You Come Down From the Mountain?

"While you have the light, believe in the light . . ." (John 12:36) We all have moments when we feel better than ever before, and we say, “I feel fit ...
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The Failure To Pay Close Attention

"The high places were not removed from Israel. Nevertheless the heart of Asa was loyal all his days." (2 Chronicles 15:17) Beware of ever thinking, “O...
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Inner Invincibility

"Take My yoke upon you and learn from Me . . ." (Matthew 11:29) The only way to know the strength of God is to take the yoke of Jesus upon us and to l...
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What To Do When Your Burden Is Overwhelming

"Cast your burden on the Lord . . ." (Psalm 55:22) If we set out to serve God and do His work but get out of touch with Him, the sense of responsibili...
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Complete and Effective Dominion

"Death no longer has dominion over Him. . . the life that He lives, He lives to God. Likewise you also, reckon yourselves to be dead indeed to sin, bu...
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Complete and Effective Divinity

"If we have been united together in the likeness of His death, certainly we also shall be in the likeness of His resurrection . . ." (Romans 6:5) Co-R...
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