Oswald Chambers, 1906
24 July 1874
|Died||15 November 1917
|Occupation||Christian minister and teacher|
|Spouse(s)||Gertrude “Biddy” Hobbs Chambers|
We look upon the enemy of our souls as a conquered foe, so he is, but only to God, not to us.
If in preaching the gospel you substitute your knowledge of the way of salvation for confidence in the power of the gospel, you hinder people from getting to reality.
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.
Faith is deliberate confidence in the character of God whose ways you may not understand at the time.
When it is a question of God's almighty Spirit, never say, 'I can't.'
I have learnt that I am me, that I can do the things that, as one might put it, me can do, but I cannot do the things that me would like to do.
Character in a saint means the disposition of Jesus Christ persistently manifested.
When a man is at his wits' end it is not a cowardly thing to pray, it is the only way he can get in touch with Reality.
It is the unseen and the spiritual in people that determines the outward and the actual.
You will never cease to be the most amazed person on earth at what God has done for you on the inside.