BY: Oswald Chambers I set My rainbow in the cloud, and it shall be for the sign of the covenant between Me and the earth. —Genesis 9:13 It is the will of God that human beings should get into a right-standing relationship with Him, and His covenants are designed for this purpose. Why doesn’t … Continue reading “My Rainbow in the Cloud”
BY: Oswald Chambers He will glorify Me… —John 16:14 The holiness movements of today have none of the rugged reality of the New Testament about them. There is nothing about them that needs the death of Jesus Christ. All that is required is a pious atmosphere, prayer, and devotion. This type of experience is … Continue reading The Supremacy of Jesus Christ
BY: Oswald Chambers Whether you eat or drink, or whatever you do, do all to the glory of God. —1 Corinthians 10:31 Beware of allowing yourself to think that the shallow aspects of life are not ordained by God; they are ordained by Him equally as much as the profound. We sometimes refuse to … Continue reading Shallow and Profound
BY: Oswald Chambers Peter…said to Jesus, "But Lord, what about this man?" Jesus said to him, "…what is that to you? You follow Me." —John 21:21-22 One of the hardest lessons to learn comes from our stubborn refusal to refrain from interfering in other people’s lives. It takes a long time to realize the … Continue reading “What Is That to You?”
BY: Oswald Chambers When He heard that he was sick, He stayed two more days in the place where He was. —John 11:6 Has God trusted you with His silence— a silence that has great meaning? God’s silences are actually His answers. Just think of those days of absolute silence in the home at … Continue reading God’s Silence— Then What?
BY: Oswald Chambers …someone said to Him, "Lord, I will follow You wherever You go." —Luke 9:57 Our Lord’s attitude toward this man was one of severe discouragement, “for He knew what was in man” (John 2:25). We would have said, “I can’t imagine why He lost the opportunity of winning that man! Imagine … Continue reading The “Go” of Renunciation
BY: Oswald Chambers …be perfect, just as your Father in heaven is perfect. —Matthew 5:48 Our Lord’s exhortation to us in Matthew 5:38-48 is to be generous in our behavior toward everyone. Beware of living according to your natural affections in your spiritual life. Everyone has natural affections— some people we like and others … Continue reading The Divine Commandment of Life
BY: Oswald Chambers I have finished the work which You have given Me to do. —John 17:4 True surrender is not simply surrender of our external life but surrender of our will— and once that is done, surrender is complete. The greatest crisis we ever face is the surrender of our will. Yet God … Continue reading After Surrender— Then What?
BY: Bryan Fischer @BryanJFischer | AFA.net In the 2016 presidential race, there are 17 declared candidates for the GOP nomination and six for the Democrat nomination. How do evangelicals and social conservatives begin the sorting process to decide who is worthy of their vote? The place to begin is with the candidates’ position on the incarceration … Continue reading FISCHER: Kim Davis: The Defining Campaign Moment
BY: Oswald Chambers He who believes in Me…out of his heart will flow rivers of living water. —John 7:38 A river reaches places which its source never knows. And Jesus said that, if we have received His fullness, “rivers of living water” will flow out of us, reaching in blessing even “to the end … Continue reading The Far-Reaching Rivers of Life