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Oswald Chambers

Oswald Chambers, 1906
Born Oswald Chambers
(1874-07-24)24 July 1874
Aberdeen, Scotland
Died 15 November 1917(1917-11-15) (aged 43)
Cairo, Egypt
Occupation Christian minister and teacher
Spouse(s) Gertrude “Biddy” Hobbs Chambers
Children Kathleen Chambers

We look upon the enemy of our souls as a conquered foe, so he is, but only to God, not to us.
Oswald Chambers
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.
Oswald Chambers
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.
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Faith is deliberate confidence in the character of God whose ways you may not understand at the time.
Oswald Chambers
When it is a question of God's almighty Spirit, never say, 'I can't.'
Oswald Chambers
Books are the blessed chloroform of the mind.
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.
Oswald Chambers
The whole point of getting things done is knowing what to leave undone.
Character in a saint means the disposition of Jesus Christ persistently manifested.
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The dearest friend on earth is a mere shadow compared to Jesus Christ.
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.
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Holiness, not happiness, is the chief end of man.
It is the unseen and the spiritual in people that determines the outward and the actual.
Oswald Chambers
You will never cease to be the most amazed person on earth at what God has done for you on the inside.
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We have to pray with our eyes on God, not on the difficulties.