Having God’s “Unreasonable” Faith

By Oswald Chambers | May 21st, 2017 at 6:49 pm

BY: Oswald Chambers / Minister

Oswald Chambers (July 24, 1874 – November 15, 1917) was an early twentieth-century Scottish Baptist and Holiness Movement evangelist and teacher, best known for the devotional My Utmost for His Highest.

Filed Under: Christianity, Contributor, Culture, Devotional Study, Faith, Feature Stories, Inspirational, Mississippi PEP

Our Lord pointed out that from His standpoint it is absolutely unreasonable for us to be anxious, worrying about how we will live. Jesus did not say that the person who takes no thought for anything in his life is blessed— no, that person is a fool. But Jesus did teach that His disciple must make his relationship with God the dominating focus of his life, and to be cautiously carefree about everything else in comparison to that.

All or Nothing?

By Oswald Chambers | April 17th, 2017 at 7:51 am

BY: Oswald Chambers / Minister

Oswald Chambers (July 24, 1874 – November 15, 1917) was an early twentieth-century Scottish Baptist and Holiness Movement evangelist and teacher, best known for the devotional My Utmost for His Highest.

Filed Under: Christianity, Devotional Study, Faith, Inspirational

Have you deliberately committed your will to Jesus Christ? It is a transaction of the will, not of emotion; any positive emotion that results is simply a superficial blessing arising out of the transaction. If you focus your attention on the emotion, you will never make the transaction. Do not ask God what the transaction is to be, but make the determination to surrender your will regarding whatever you see, whether it is in the shallow or the deep, profound places internally.

The Collision of God and Sin

By Oswald Chambers | April 6th, 2017 at 6:30 am

BY: Oswald Chambers / Minister

Oswald Chambers (July 24, 1874 – November 15, 1917) was an early twentieth-century Scottish Baptist and Holiness Movement evangelist and teacher, best known for the devotional My Utmost for His Highest.

Filed Under: Christianity, Devotional Study, Faith, Inspirational, Mississippi PEP

The Cross is not the cross of a man, but the Cross of God, and it can never be fully comprehended through human experience. The Cross is God exhibiting His nature. It is the gate through which any and every individual can enter into oneness with God. But it is not a gate we pass right through; it is one where we abide in the life that is found there.

The Compelling Majesty of His Power

By Oswald Chambers | February 4th, 2017 at 7:09 am

BY: Oswald Chambers / Minister

Oswald Chambers (July 24, 1874 – November 15, 1917) was an early twentieth-century Scottish Baptist and Holiness Movement evangelist and teacher, best known for the devotional My Utmost for His Highest.

Filed Under: Christianity, Devotional Study, Faith, Mississippi PEP, Religion

No one is able to take this stand for Jesus Christ who is not totally compelled by the majesty of His power. It is the only thing that matters, and yet it is strange that it’s the last thing we as Christian workers realize.

The Call Of God

By Oswald Chambers | February 1st, 2017 at 6:31 am

BY: Oswald Chambers / Minister

Oswald Chambers (July 24, 1874 – November 15, 1917) was an early twentieth-century Scottish Baptist and Holiness Movement evangelist and teacher, best known for the devotional My Utmost for His Highest.

Filed Under: Christianity, Contributor, Culture, Devotional Study, Faith, Religion

Christ did not send me to baptize, but to preach the gospel… —1 Corinthians 1:17 Paul states here that the call of God is to preach the gospel. But remember what Paul means by “the gospel,” namely, the reality of redemption in our Lord Jesus Christ. We are inclined to make sanctification the goal of […]

Have You Ever Been Alone with God? (1)

By Oswald Chambers | January 12th, 2017 at 5:45 am

BY: Oswald Chambers / Minister

Oswald Chambers (July 24, 1874 – November 15, 1917) was an early twentieth-century Scottish Baptist and Holiness Movement evangelist and teacher, best known for the devotional My Utmost for His Highest.

Filed Under: Christianity, Contributor, Culture, Devotional Study, Faith

When they were alone, He explained all things to His disciples. —Mark 4:34  Our Solitude with Him. Jesus doesn’t take us aside and explain things to us all the time; He explains things to us as we are able to understand them. The lives of others are examples for us, but God requires us to […]

The Opened Sight

By Oswald Chambers | January 11th, 2017 at 5:45 am

BY: Oswald Chambers / Minister

Oswald Chambers (July 24, 1874 – November 15, 1917) was an early twentieth-century Scottish Baptist and Holiness Movement evangelist and teacher, best known for the devotional My Utmost for His Highest.

Filed Under: Christianity, Contributor, Devotional Study, Faith

I now send you, to open their eyes…that they may receive forgiveness of sins… —Acts 26:17-18 This verse is the greatest example of the true essence of the message of a disciple of Jesus Christ in all of the New Testament. God’s first sovereign work of grace is summed up in the words, “…that they […]

Intimate With Jesus

By Oswald Chambers | January 7th, 2017 at 5:15 pm

BY: Oswald Chambers / Minister

Oswald Chambers (July 24, 1874 – November 15, 1917) was an early twentieth-century Scottish Baptist and Holiness Movement evangelist and teacher, best known for the devotional My Utmost for His Highest.

Filed Under: Christianity, Contributor, Culture, Devotional Study, Faith, Inspirational

Jesus said to him, “Have I been with you so long, and yet you have not known Me, Philip?” —John 14:9 These words were not spoken as a rebuke, nor even with surprise; Jesus was encouraging Philip to draw closer. Yet the last person we get intimate with is Jesus. Before Pentecost the disciples knew […]

Worship

By Oswald Chambers | January 6th, 2017 at 6:13 am

BY: Oswald Chambers / Minister

Oswald Chambers (July 24, 1874 – November 15, 1917) was an early twentieth-century Scottish Baptist and Holiness Movement evangelist and teacher, best known for the devotional My Utmost for His Highest.

Filed Under: Christianity, Contributor, Devotional Study, Faith

He moved from there to the mountain east of Bethel, and he pitched his tent with Bethel on the west and Ai on the east; there he built an altar to the Lord and called on the name of the Lord. —Genesis 12:8 Worship is giving God the best that He has given you. Be […]

The Life of Power to Follow

By Oswald Chambers | January 5th, 2017 at 5:35 am

BY: Oswald Chambers / Minister

Oswald Chambers (July 24, 1874 – November 15, 1917) was an early twentieth-century Scottish Baptist and Holiness Movement evangelist and teacher, best known for the devotional My Utmost for His Highest.

Filed Under: Christianity, Contributor, Devotional Study, Faith, Mississippi PEP, Principles of Freedom

Jesus answered him, “Where I am going you cannot follow Me now, but you shall follow Me afterward.” —John 13:36 “And when He had spoken this, He said to him, ‘Follow Me’ ” (John 21:19). Three years earlier Jesus had said, “Follow Me” (Matthew 4:19), and Peter followed with no hesitation. The irresistible attraction of […]