Tag Archives: Oswald Chambers

The Purpose of Life

“Lord, we have not much to give Thee – but we give Thee our hands today.”   Diary Mr. Rogers.  Who of us parents, who sat our children in front of the TV screen to watch “Mr. Roger’s Neighborhood,” would have … Continue reading

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Arms Outstretched

“The last magic lantern picture of Monday night at Relizane still abides in blessing.  It was a picture of the Lord on the Cross. . .  In the dim light the Cross was obliterated and only the two arms outstretched … Continue reading

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Passing Through

“The word God has given is ‘passing through.’  Passing ‘through’ the broken-up gate (Micah).  Passing ‘through’ the stoning crowd (Luke).  Passing ‘through’ the wall of waves (Hebrews 11).  ‘By faith, they passed through’ – not on one side, avoiding the place … Continue reading

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The First Cyclamen

“The first cyclamen – with their little angel wings all flying with joy, though only the first warm quickly-dried drops have visited the earth yet, and it looks as baked and hopeless as ever.  ‘Not having received the promises but … Continue reading

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Daisies Talking

The daisies have been talking again – the girls brought in a clump the other day from their Saturday afternoon hours in the country.  Somewhere long ago I saw that the reason they spread out their leaves flat on the … Continue reading

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Mountain Lesson

“… today’s ‘first lesson’ was in these little mountain paths.  I followed mine only a few yards further this morning & such an outburst of beauty came. You can never tell to what untold glories any little humble path may … Continue reading

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