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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 Discipline of Hearing

 "Whatever I tell you in the dark, speak in the light; and what you hear in the ear, preach on the housetops." (Matthew 10:27) Sometimes God puts us through the experience and discipline of darkness to...
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The Devotion of Hearing

"Samuel answered, ‘Speak, for Your servant hears’" (1 Samuel 3:10) The goal of my spiritual life is such close identification with Jesus Christ that I will always hear God and know that God always hears me...
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Are You Listening to God?

"They said to Moses, ’You speak with us, and we will hear; but let not God speak with us, lest we die.’" (Exodus 20:19) We don’t consciously and deliberately disobey God — we simply don’t listen...
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Is Your Mind Stayed on God?

"You will keep him in perfect peace, whose mind is stayed on You, because he trusts in You." (Isaiah 26:3) Is your mind stayed on God or is it starved? Starvation of the mind, caused by...
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Is Your Ability to See God Blinded?

"Lift up your eyes on high, and see who has created these things . . ." (Isaiah 40:26) If your power to see has been blinded, don’t look back on your own experiences, but look to...
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Are You Exhausted Spiritually?

"The everlasting God . . . neither faints nor is weary." (Isaiah 40:28) Exhaustion means that our vital energies are completely worn out and spent. . . The process of being made broken bread and poured-out...
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The Cost of Sanctification

"May the God of peace Himself sanctify you completely . . . " (1 Thessalonians 5:23) Are we prepared to pay the cost of sanctification? The cost will be a deep restriction of all our earthly...
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Spiritual Dejection

"We were hoping that it was He who was going to redeem Israel. Indeed, besides all this, today is the third day since these things happened." (Luke 24:21) Dejection stems from one of two sources —...
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Are You Ready To Be Poured Out As an Offering? (2)

"I am already being poured out as a drink offering . . . " (2 Timothy 4:6) Are you ready to be poured out as an offering? It is an act of your will, not your...
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Are You Ready To Be Poured Out As an Offering? (1)

"If I am being poured out as a drink offering on the sacrifice and service of your faith, I am glad and rejoice with you all." (Philippians 2:17) Are you willing to sacrifice yourself for the...
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