Item description for Devotions for a Deeper Life: A Daily Devotional (Contemporary Classics - Zonderva) by Oswald Chambers & Glenn D. Black...
Overview Few have understood the nature of sanctification, or the nature of God, better than Oswald Chambers. His insights into holiness, absolute devotion, and the pursuit of God have inspired countless Christians, challenging them to give their "utmost for His highest." Devotions for a Deeper Life is a collection of some less known writings by this beloved Christian author. Excerpted from articles published in God's Revivalist in the early 1900's, this year's-worth of daily devotions bears Chambers' characteristic stamp of practicality and profundity, freshness and fire. Here are the meditations of a man of the Bible and a man of prayer, reflections as timeless as the illuming ministry of the Holy Spirit. More than just a devotional, Devotions for a Deeper Life is a treasury of truths that will open your spiritual eyes to the incredible, full scope of Christ's work, of the Holy Spirit's guidance and power, and of God's calling on your life that bids you rise higher than you've ever thought possible.
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Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 8.34" Width: 5.62" Height: 0.86" Weight: 0.7 lbs.
Release Date Oct 6, 2006
Publisher Zondervan Publishing
Series Contemporary Classics - Zonderva
ISBN 0310607108 ISBN13 9780310607106 UPC 025986607104
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More About Oswald Chambers & Glenn D. Black
Oswald Chambers (1874-1917) was born July 24, 1874, in Aberdeen, Scotland. He came into a personal relationship with Jesus as his Savior in his teen years under the ministry of Charles Haddon Spurgeon, and studied art and archeology at the University of Edinburgh before answering a call from God to the Christian ministry. He then studied theology at Dunoon College. From 1906-1910 he conducted an itinerant Bible-teaching ministry in the United States, the United Kingdom, and Japan.
In 1910, Chambers married Gertrude Hobbs. They had one daughter, Kathleen.
In 1911 he founded and became principal of the Bible Training College in Clapham, London, where he lectured until the school was closed in 1915 because of World War I. In October 1915 he sailed for Zeitoun, Egypt (near Cairo), where he ministered to troops from Australia and New Zealand as a YMCA chaplain. He died there November 15, 1917, following surgery for a ruptured appendix.
Although Oswald Chambers wrote only one book, "Baffled to Fight Better" (since updated and titled
The Oswald Chambers material is published and licensed exclusively by Discovery House Publishers through arrangement with the Oswald Chambers Publications Association, Ltd. "Our Ultimate Refuge"), more than thirty titles bear his name. Mrs. Chambers, a court stenographer, compiled the rest of her husband's published works from her verbatim shorthand notes. For half a century following her husband's death she labored to give his words to the world."My Utmost For His Highest," his best-known work, has been continuously in print in the United States since 1935 and remains in the top ten titles of the religious book bestseller list with millions of copies in print. It has become a Christian classic."
Oswald Chambers was born in 1874 and died in 1918.
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Wonderful, Inspiring, and very brief devotions for the deeper Christian Life Jan 20, 2010
What a wonderful daily devotional book! Every sincere Christian can benefit from these short but powerful insights into the deeper spiritual life. Oswald Chambers always tends to get "right to the nitty-gritty" of the Spirit and Truth of authentic Christianity! Oh how Christians today need to learn and apply these most excellent principles. Very highly recommended.