Christian Disciplines: Building Strong Christian Character through Divine Guidance, Suffering, Peril, Prayer, Loneliness, and Patience

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Are you looking for encouragement in the midst of difficult circumstances? Have you ever wanted to better understand the events and experiences of your own life? Oswald Chambers offers just such encouragement and understanding as he explains how God uses six important disciplines to build strong Christian character and develop intimacy with you.

Oswald Chambers, one of the most profound and beloved Bible teachers of the twentieth century, said that “the reason we are all being ...

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Overview

Are you looking for encouragement in the midst of difficult circumstances? Have you ever wanted to better understand the events and experiences of your own life? Oswald Chambers offers just such encouragement and understanding as he explains how God uses six important disciplines to build strong Christian character and develop intimacy with you.

Oswald Chambers, one of the most profound and beloved Bible teachers of the twentieth century, said that “the reason we are all being disciplined is so that we will know that God is real.” Such disciplines are God’s way of molding us, of capturing our attention so that we focus on Him and not on ourselves. They are His means for us to know Him.

In Christian Disciplines, Oswald Chambers concentrates on six major “disciplines”—or areas of concern—for the growing Christian.

DIVINE GUIDANCE and the childlike expectation we should have when we come to God for leading.

SUFFERING, an expected part of the Christian life and an opportunity for God’s glory to be revealed.

PERIL and how our dependence on God makes us more available to His work.

PRAYER, an avenue to Christlikeness in its expectancy, relinquishment, and power.

LONELINESS, or solitude, an opportunity for intimate communion with God.

PATIENCE, an anchoring in God that holds us through the troubles and circumstances of the world.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780929239644
  • Publisher: Discovery House Publishers
  • Publication date: 1/1/1995
  • Series: OSWALD CHAMBERS LIBRARY
  • Edition description: Reprint
  • Pages: 224
  • Sales rank: 1,483,051
  • Product dimensions: 5.38 (w) x 8.00 (h) x 0.50 (d)

Meet the Author

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 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.

The Oswald Chambers material is published and licensed exclusively by Discovery House Publishers through arrangement with the Oswald Chambers Publications Association, Ltd.

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