31 Famous Oswald Chambers Quotes

31 Famous Oswald Chambers Quotes

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Oswald Chambers was a Holiness Movement evangelist and teacher, he is most known for his work of devotion My Utmost for His Highest. He died on November 15, 1917 at the age of 43 in Egypt.

“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.”

“After we have been perfectly related to God in sanctification, our faith has to be worked out in actualities. We shall be scattered, not into work, but into inner desolations and made to
know what internal death to God’s blessings means. Are we prepared for this?”

“Am I becoming more and more in love with God as a holy God, or with the conception of an amiable Being who says, “Oh well, sin doesn’t matter much”?”

“Character in a saint means the disposition of Jesus Christ persistently manifested.”

“Don’t forget to pray today because God did not forget to wake you up this morning.”

“Earnestness is not by any means everything; it is very often a subtle form of pious pride because it is obsessed with the method and not with the Master.”

“Faith is not intelligent understanding, faith is deliberate commitment to a Person where I see no way.”

“Faith never knows where it is being led, but it loves and knows the One who is leading.”

“Get into the habit of saying, “Speak, Lord,” and life will become a romance.”

“God never gives us discernment in order that we may criticize, but that we may intercede.”

“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.”

“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.”

“It is a life of FAITH, not of intellect and reason, but a life of knowing Who makes us “go.”

“It is impossible to get exhausted in work for God. We get exhausted because we try to do God’s work in our own way.”

“It is the unseen and the spiritual in people that determines the outward and the actual.”

“No healthy Christian ever chooses suffering; he chooses God’s will, as Jesus did, whether it means suffering or not.”

“One of the greatest strains in life is the strain of waiting for God.”

“Prayer does not fit us for the greater work; prayer is the greater work.”

“The author who benefits you most is not the one who tells you something you did not know before, but the one who gives expression to the truth that has been dumbly struggling in you for

“The dearest friend on earth is a mere shadow compared to Jesus Christ.”

“The meaning of prayer is that we get hold of God, not of the answer.”

“The whole point of getting things done is knowing what to leave undone.”

“There is no joy in the soul that has forgotten what God prizes.”

“We are built for the valley, for the ordinary stuff we are in, and that is where we have to prove our mettle.”

“We have to pray with our eyes on God, not on the difficulties.”

“We look upon the enemy of our souls as a conquered foe, so he is, but only to God, not to us.”

“We tend to use prayer as a last resort, but God wants it to be our first line of defense. We pray when there’s nothing else we can do, but God wants us to pray before we do anything at all.”

“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.”

“When it is a question of God’s almighty Spirit, never say, ‘I can’t.’”

“When you are in the dark, listen, and God will give you a very precious message.”

“You will never cease to be the most amazed person on earth at what God has done for you on the inside.”