Oswald Chambers

Oswald J. Chambers (born July 24, 1874 in Aberdeen, Scotland; died November 15, 1917 in Egypt) was a prominent early twentieth century Scottish Protestant Christian minister and teacher, best known as the author of the widely-read devotional My Utmost for His Highest

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A good book, in the language of the book-sellers, is a salable one; in that of the curious, a scarce one; in that of men of sense, a useful and instructive one.Rate it:
Books are standing counselors and preachers, always at hand, and always disinterested; having this advantage over oral instructors, that they are ready to repeat their lesson as often as we please.Rate it:
Character in a saint means the disposition of Jesus Christ persistently manifested.Rate it:
Earnestness is not by any means everything; it is very often a subtle form of pious pride because it is obsessed with the method and not with the Master.Rate it:
Faith is deliberate confidence in the character of God whose ways you may not understand at the time.Rate it:
Holiness, not happiness, is the chief end of man.Rate it:
Never let the sense of past failure defeat your next step.Rate it:
The dearest friend on earth is a mere shadow compared to Jesus Christ.Rate it:
The remarkable thing about fearing God is that when you fear God you fear nothing else, whereas if you do not fear God you fear everything else.Rate it:
We look upon the enemy of our souls as a conquered foe, so he is, but only to God, not to us.Rate it:
We say, sorrow, disaster, calamity. God says, chastening and it sounds sweet to him though it is a discord to our ears. Don't faint when you are rebuked, and don't despise the chastening of the Lord. In your patience possess your souls.Rate it:
We say, sorrow, disaster, calamity. God says, chastening and it sounds sweet to him though it is a discord to our ears. Don't faint when you are rebuked, and don't despise the chastening of the Lord. In your patience possess your souls.Rate it:
When it is a question of God's almighty Spirit, never say, I can't.Rate it:

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