The Best Oswald Chambers quotes

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Oswald Chambers was a Christian writer and preacher. He had many influences in his life, but the most significant were his father who died when he was young, and a Bible study group that met at his home. One of Chambers’ most famous quotes is Don’t let anyone ever come to you without leaving better and happier. His faith helped him survive tragedies like this one. Oswald’s legacy lives on today through the books he left behind which are still read by millions around the world each year.
We are glad to present you the best phrases from Oswald Chambers.

Here are the deepest Spiritual, Pray, Work, Faith, Love, Time, Life, Spirit, Prayers quotes from Oswald Chambers, and much more.

Summary

About Oswald Chambers

birth of the author

Born:
24 July 1874

death of the author

Died:
15 November 1917

occupation of the author

Occupation:
Christian Minister And Teacher

OSWALD CHAMBERS QUOTES ABOUT PRAYERS

The whole meaning of prayer is that we may know God. β€” Oswald Chambers

There is no need to get to a place of prayer; pray wherever you are. β€” Oswald Chambers

Watch your motive before God; have no other motive in prayer than to know Him. β€” Oswald Chambers

The prayer of the saints is never self–important, but always God–important. β€” Oswald Chambers

the whole meaning of prayer is that we may know god Oswald Chambers quote

We look upon prayer simply as a means of getting things for ourselves, but the biblical purpose of prayer is that we may get to know God Himself. β€” Oswald Chambers

God does not exist to answer our prayers, but by our prayers we come to discern the mind of God. β€” Oswald Chambers

Prayer is an effort of will. β€” Oswald Chambers

Prayer is the evidence that I am spiritually concentrated on God. β€” Oswald Chambers

Our prayers are heard, not because we are in earnest, not because we suffer, but because Jesus suffered. β€” Oswald Chambers

there is no need to get to a place of prayer pray wherever you are Oswald Chambers quote

Some prayers are followed by silence because they are wrong, others because they are bigger than we can understand. β€” Oswald Chambers

Never make the blunder of trying to forecast the way God is going to answer your prayer. β€” Oswald Chambers

The test is the sixty seconds of every minute, and the sixty minutes of every hour, not our times of prayer and devotional meetings. β€” Oswald Chambers

The whole idea of the prayers of the saints is that God’s holiness, God’s purpose, God’s ways may be brought about irrespective of who comes or goes. β€” Oswald Chambers

God answers prayer on the ground of Redemption and on no other ground. β€” Oswald Chambers

watch your motive before god have no other motive in prayer than to know him Oswald Chambers quote

Prayer is not only asking, it is an attitude of heart that produces an atmosphere in which asking is perfectly natural, and Jesus says, ‘every one that asketh receiveth. β€” Oswald Chambers

See that you do not use the trick of prayer to cover up what you know you ought to do. β€” Oswald Chambers

Some of the qualities of # God must be merged into us before our # prayers can be fit for His acceptance. β€” Oswald Chambers

Prayer is the exercise of drawing on the grace of God. β€” Oswald Chambers

Prayer is the vital breath of the Christian; not the thing that makes him alive, but the evidence that he is alive. β€” Oswald Chambers

the prayer of the saints is never self important but always god important Oswald Chambers quote

OSWALD CHAMBERS QUOTES ON LIFE

A life of intimacy with God is characterized by joy. β€” Oswald Chambers

Nothing in our lives is a mere insignificant detail to God. β€” Oswald Chambers

Prayer is the way the life of God is nourished. β€” Oswald Chambers

All that Our Lord heeds in a man’s life is the relationship of worth to His Father. β€” Oswald Chambers

My worth to God publicly is measured by what I really am in my private life. β€” Oswald Chambers

a life of intimacy with god is characterized by joy Oswald Chambers quote

The nature of the spiritual life is that we are certain in our uncertainty. β€” Oswald Chambers

You may often have to watch Jesus Christ wreck a life before He saves it. β€” Oswald Chambers

Get into the habit of saying, ”Speak, Lord,” and life will become a romance. β€” Oswald Chambers

Eternal life is not a gift from God; eternal life is the gift OF GOD. β€” Oswald Chambers

Have I allowed my personal human life to become a ‘Bethlehem’ for the Son of God? β€” Oswald Chambers

nothing in our lives is a mere insignificant detail to god Oswald Chambers quote

I have to learn that the aim in life is God’s, not mine. β€” Oswald Chambers

When I was born again, I received the very life of the risen Lord from Jesus Himself. β€” Oswald Chambers

Sin is blatant mutiny against God, and either sin or God must die in my life. β€” Oswald Chambers

Prayer is not an exercise, it is the life. β€” Oswald Chambers

The resentment of discipline of any kind will warp the whole life away from God’s purpose. β€” Oswald Chambers

prayer is the way the life of god is nourished Oswald Chambers quote

One of the greatest strains in life is the strain of waiting for God. β€” Oswald Chambers

God’s end is to enable me to see that he can walk on the chaos of my life just now. β€” Oswald Chambers

The best measure of a spiritual life is not its ecstasies but its obedience. β€” Oswald Chambers

Death is God’s delightful way of giving us life. β€” Oswald Chambers

Refusing to be disillusioned is the cause of much of the suffering of human life. β€” Oswald Chambers

all that our lord heeds in a man s life is the relationship of worth to his father Oswald Chambers quote

OSWALD CHAMBERS QUOTES ABOUT FAITH

Faith that is sure of itself is not faith; faith that is sure of God is the only faith there is. β€” Oswald Chambers

Faith is the inborn capacity to see God behind everything. β€” Oswald Chambers

Faith is not intelligent understanding, faith is deliberate commitment to a Person where I see no way. β€” Oswald Chambers

The nature of faith is that it must be tried. β€” Oswald Chambers

Faith is unutterable trust in God, trust which never dreams that He will not stand by us. β€” Oswald Chambers

faith is the inborn capacity to see god behind everything Oswald Chambers quote

The great thing about faith in God is that it keeps a man undisturbed in the midst of disturbance. β€” Oswald Chambers

We must build our faith not on fading lights but on the Light that never fails. β€” Oswald Chambers

Trust yourself in God’s hands. Maintain your relationship to Jesus Christ by the patience of faith. ‘Though He slay me, yet will I trust in Him.’ β€” Oswald Chambers

If your faith is in experiences, anything that happens is likely to upset that faith. β€” Oswald Chambers

OSWALD CHAMBERS QUOTES ABOUT LOVE

God is my Father, He loves me, I shall never think of anything He will forget. Why should I worry? β€” Oswald Chambers

faith never knows where it is being led but it loves and knows the one who is leading Oswald Chambers quote

It never cost a disciple anything to follow Jesus; to talk about cost when you are in love with anyone is an insult. β€” Oswald Chambers

Am I becoming more and more in love with God as a holy God, or with the conception of an amiable Being who says, ‘Oh well, sin doesn’t matter much’? β€” Oswald Chambers

Faith never knows where it is being led, but it loves and knows the One who is leading. β€” Oswald Chambers

When we say ‘Thy will be done,’ do we say it with a sigh? If so, we have never realized that the character of God is holy love; nothing can ever happen outside His purposeful will. β€” Oswald Chambers

The love of God is not created–it is His nature. β€” Oswald Chambers

the love of god is not created it is his nature Oswald Chambers quote

Love for the Lord is not an ethereal, intellectual, dreamlike thing; it is the intensest, most vital, most passionate love of which the human heart is capable. β€” Oswald Chambers

The knowledge that God has loved me beyond all limits will compel me to go into the world to love others in the same way. β€” Oswald Chambers

Faith for my deliverance is not faith in God. Faith means, whether I am visibly delivered or not, I will stick to my belief that God is love. β€” Oswald Chambers

But the miracle of the redemptive reality of God is that the worst and the vilest offender can never exhaust the depths of His love. β€” Oswald Chambers

OSWALD CHAMBERS QUOTES ON PRAY

We pray when there’s nothing else we can do; Jesus wants us to pray before we do anything at all. β€” Oswald Chambers

don t forget to pray today because god did not forget to wake you up this morning Oswald Chambers quote

Don’t forget to pray today because God did not forget to wake you up this morning. β€” Oswald Chambers

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Our true character comes out in the way we pray. β€” Oswald Chambers

We pray pious blether, our will is not in it, and then we say God does not answer; we never asked Him for anything. Asking means that our wills are in what we ask. β€” Oswald Chambers

We have to pray with our eyes on God, not on the difficulties. β€” Oswald Chambers

OSWALD CHAMBERS QUOTES ON SPIRIT

God cannot reveal anything to us if we have not His spirit. β€” Oswald Chambers

god cannot reveal anything to us if we have not his spirit Oswald Chambers quote

When it is a question of God’s almighty Spirit, never say, ‘I can’t.’ β€” Oswald Chambers

All Christians have the Spirit of Christ, but not all Christians have the mind of Christ. β€” Oswald Chambers

We imagine that whatever is unpleasant is our duty! Is that anything like the spirit of our Lord, ‘I *delight* to do Thy will, O My God. β€” Oswald Chambers

If we rely on the Holy Spirit, we shall find that our prayers become more and more inarticulate; and when they are inarticulate, reverence grows deeper and deeper. β€” Oswald Chambers

One life totally devoted to God is of more value to Him than one hundred lives which have been simply awakened by His Spirit. β€” Oswald Chambers

when it is a question of god s almighty spirit never say i can t Oswald Chambers quote

The Spirit is the first power we practically experience, but the last power we come to understand. β€” Oswald Chambers

When the truth is preached, the Spirit of God brings each person face to face with God Himself. β€” Oswald Chambers

The voice of the Spirit is as gentle as a zephyr, so gentle that unless you are living in perfect communion with God, you never hear it. β€” Oswald Chambers

Complete weakness and dependence will always be the occasion for the Spirit of God to manifest His power. β€” Oswald Chambers

The moment we recognize our complete weakness and our dependence upon Him will be the very moment that the Spirit of God will exhibit His power. β€” Oswald Chambers

Tolerating a wrong attitude toward another person causes you to follow the spirit of the devil, no matter how saintly you are. β€” Oswald Chambers

Prayer is not logical, it is a mysterious moral working of the Holy Spirit. β€” Oswald Chambers

OSWALD CHAMBERS QUOTES ABOUT TIME

Don’t waste time asking God to keep you from doing things. Don’t do them. β€” Oswald Chambers

If you are going through a time of discouragement, there is a time or great personal growth ahead. β€” Oswald Chambers

To silence the Voice of God is damnation in time! β€” Oswald Chambers

don t waste time asking god to keep you from doing things don t do them Oswald Chambers quote

There is nothing more certain in Time or Eternity than what Jesus Christ did on the Cross. β€” Oswald Chambers

We look for visions of heaven and we never dream that all the time God is in the commonplace things and people around us. β€” Oswald Chambers

When we no longer seek God for His blessings, we have time to seek Him for Himself. β€” Oswald Chambers

Take care lest you play the hypocrite by spending all your time trying to get others right before you worship God yourself. β€” Oswald Chambers

Speak, Lord’; make time to listen. Chastening is more than a means of discipline, it is meant to get me to the place of saying, ‘Speak, Lord. β€” Oswald Chambers

to silence the voice of god is damnation in time Oswald Chambers quote

Now is the time for us to stop seeking our own satisfaction and to pour out our lives before HIM. β€” Oswald Chambers

We can never be like lillies in the garden unless we have spent time as bulbs in the dark, totally ignored. β€” Oswald Chambers

The Cross is the central event in time and eternity, and the answer to all the problems of both. β€” Oswald Chambers

We preach to men as if they were conscious they were dying sinners, they are not; they are having a good time. β€” Oswald Chambers

Faith is deliberate confidence in the character of god whose ways you may not understand at the time. β€” Oswald Chambers

Pray because you have a Father, not because it quietens you, and give Him time to answer. β€” Oswald Chambers

The people who influence us are those who have stood unconsciously for the right thing. They are like the stars and the lilies, and the joy of God flows through them all the time. β€” Oswald Chambers

OSWALD CHAMBERS QUOTES REGARDING WORK

Our Lord’s conception of discipleship is not that we work for God, but that God works through us. β€” Oswald Chambers

Prayer does not fit us for the greater work; prayer is the greater work. β€” Oswald Chambers

Theology must work itself out in the most practical relationships. β€” Oswald Chambers

prayer does not fit us for the greater work prayer is the greater work Oswald Chambers quote

It is impossible to get exhausted in work for God. We get exhausted because we try to do God’s work in our own way. β€” Oswald Chambers

The only basis on which to work for God is an esteemed appreciation of his deliverance. β€” Oswald Chambers

The loadstar of a saint is God Himself, not estimated usefulness. It is the work that God does through us that count, not what we do for him. β€” Oswald Chambers

When we are abandoned to God, He works through us all the time. β€” Oswald Chambers

We always know when Jesus is at work because He produces in the commonplace something that is inspiring. β€” Oswald Chambers

theology must work itself out in the most practical relationships Oswald Chambers quote

The secret of the missionary is…I am His, and He is carrying out His work through me. β€” Oswald Chambers

We think of prayer as a preparation for work, or a calm after having done work, whereas prayer is the essential work. β€” Oswald Chambers

Christianity is not devotion to work, or to a cause, or a doctrine, but devotion to a Person, the Lord Jesus Christ. β€” Oswald Chambers

One man or woman called of God is worth a hundred who have elected to work for God. β€” Oswald Chambers

It is much easier to do something than to trust in God. That is why there are so few fellow workers with God and so many workers for Him. We would far rather work for God than believe in Him. β€” Oswald Chambers

the only basis on which to work for god is an esteemed appreciation of his deliverance Oswald Chambers quote

Beware of any work for God that causes or allows you to avoid concentrating on Him. β€” Oswald Chambers

Spend plenty of time with God; let other things go, but don’t neglect Him. We are not here to do work for God, we are here to be workers with Him, those through whom He can do His work. β€” Oswald Chambers

Prayer is not a preparation for work, it IS work. Prayer is not a preparation for the battle, it IS the battle. Prayer is two–fold: definite asking and definite waiting to receive. β€” Oswald Chambers

OSWALD CHAMBERS QUOTES ON SPIRITUAL

Confidence in the natural world is self–reliance; in the spiritual world, it is God–reliance. β€” Oswald Chambers

It is the unseen and the spiritual in people that determines the outward and the actual. β€” Oswald Chambers

it is the unseen and the spiritual in people that determines the outward and the actual Oswald Chambers quote

A private relationship of worshiping God is the greatest essential element of spiritual fitness. β€” Oswald Chambers

We can all see God in exceptional things, but it requires the culture of spiritual discipline to see God in every detail. β€” Oswald Chambers