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

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

by Oswald Chambers

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

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.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780929239644
Publisher: Discovery House Publishers
Publication date: 01/01/1995
Series: OSWALD CHAMBERS LIBRARY
Edition description: Reprint
Pages: 224
Sales rank: 843,601
Product dimensions: 5.38(w) x 8.00(h) x 0.50(d)

About the Author


Oswald Chambers (1874-1917) is best known for the classic devotional My Utmost for His Highest. Born in Scotland, Chambers had a teaching and preaching ministry that took him as far the United States and Japan. He died at age forty-three while serving as chaplain to British Commonwealth troops in Egypt during World War I.

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