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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.

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 see...
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Let Us Keep to the Point

". . . my earnest expectation and hope that in nothing I shall be ashamed, but with all boldness, as always, so now also Christ will be magnified in...
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Yesterday

"You shall not go out with haste,…for the Lord will go before you, and the God of Israel will be your rear guard." (Isaiah 52:12)Security from Yesterday. “…God requires...
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And Every Virtue We Possess

"…All my springs are in you." (Psalm 87:7)The sign that God is at work in us is that He is destroying our confidence in the natural virtues, because they...
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Deserter or Disciple?

"From that time many of His disciples went back and walked with Him no more." (John 6:66)When God, by His Spirit through His Word, gives you a clear vision...
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Continuous Conversion

"…unless you are converted and become as little children, you will by no means enter the kingdom of heaven." (Matthew 18:3)If we trust in our own abilities, instead of...
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Where the Battle is Won or Lost

"If you will return, O Israel," says the Lord… (Jeremiah 4:1)Our battles are first won or lost in the secret places of our will in God’s presence, never in...
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Walk in the Light

"If we walk in the light as He is in the light…the blood of Jesus Christ His Son cleanses us from all sin." (1 John 1:7)I must “walk in...
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His Birth and Our New Birth

"Behold, the virgin shall be with child, and bear a Son, and they shall call His name ‘Immanuel,’ which is translated, ‘God with us’." (Matthew 1:23)His Birth in Me....
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The Hidden Life

"…your life is hidden with Christ in God." (Colossians 3:3)The Spirit of God testifies to and confirms the simple, but almighty, security of the life that “is hidden with...
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Sharing in the Atonement

"God forbid that I should boast except in the cross of our Lord Jesus Christ…" (Galatians 6:14)Do I want to be identified with His death — to be completely...
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The Drawing of the Father

"No one can come to Me unless the Father who sent Me draws him…" (John 6:44)When God begins to draw me to Himself, the problem of my will comes...
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