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Finding shiny things in the Christian tradition since 2016


Oswald Chambers

Chambers on warnings to ministers

Oswald Chambers is best known for the collection of his writings published in daily devotional format called My Utmost for His Highest. Chambers was a Holiness preacher who served as a chaplain during WWI to soldiers from Australia and New... Continue Reading →

Chambers on Criticism

When we discern that other people are not growing spiritually and allow that discernment to turn to criticism, we block our fellowship with God. God never gives us discernment so that we may criticize, but that we may intercede. Oswald... Continue Reading →

Chambers on being of use to God

God can accomplish nothing with the person who thinks that he is of use to God. The most important aspect of Christianity is not the work we do, but the relationship with Him that we maintain and the surrounding qualities... Continue Reading →

Chambers on serving a cause

If I am devoted to the cause of humanity only, I will soon be exhausted and come to the place where my love will falter; but if I love Jesus Christ personally and passionately, I can serve humanity though men... Continue Reading →

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