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Author Archives: Oswald Chambers

BUT IT IS HARDLY CREDIBLE THAT ONE COULD BE SO POSITIVELY IGNORANT?

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“Who art Thou, Lord?” Acts 26:15 “THE Lord spake thus to me with a strong hand.” There is no escape when Our Lord speaks, He always comes with an arrestment of the understanding. Has the voice of God come to you directly? If it has, you cannot mistake the intimate insistence with which it has…

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THE NOTION OF DIVINE CONTROL

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“How much more shall your Father which is in heaven give good things to them that ask Him?” – Matthew 7:11 Jesus is laying down rules of conduct for those who have His Spirit. By the simple argument of these verses He urges us to keep our minds filled with the notion of God’s control…

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PRAYER

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The reason prayer is so important is, first of all, because our Lord told us that prayer on the ground of His redemption is the most mighty factor He has put into our hands. Second, it is important because of the personal presence of the Holy Spirit in the day in which we live. We…

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THE IMPORTANCE OF THE CROSS – 2 Corinthians 11:3

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TODAY any number of religious books set out to expound Jesus Christ from a philosophical point of view. They are entrancing and a apparently helpful, but in reality they do a great deal of harm, because instead of helping us to form the mind of Christ and understand His point of view, they serve to…

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