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|Format: Imitation Leather|
Number of Pages: 416
Vendor: Discovery House
Publication Date: 2012
|Dimensions: 7.25 X 5.25 X 1.0 (inches)|
Utmost: Classic Readings and Prayers from Oswald ChambersOswald ChambersDiscovery House / 2012 / Trade Paperback$5.99 Retail:
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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.
Kenneth Peterson5 Stars Out Of 5My Utmost For His HighestApril 10, 2015Kenneth PetersonQuality: 5Value: 5Meets Expectations: 5I start out my day with prayer and scripture reading then proceed to Oswald Chambers' My Utmost For His Highest combined with Samuel Bagsters's Daily Devotions. I sincerely thank God that I have the time to start out my day this way. If you are unable to do this, then I recommend finding 5 minutes to delve into this classic devotional before bedtime. This is authentic Christianity not name it and claim it, nor a watered down, dumbed down presentation of Chrisitan truth configured as a daily devotional.
akd5 Stars Out Of 5wonderful bookJanuary 17, 2015akdvery insperational,short and to the point a nice addition for morining quiet time. we enjoyed it so much we bought them as new years gifts for our kids and parents. beautifully designed and very comfortable in your hand nice soft cover and nice pages.
ArtistFloridaAge: 55-65Gender: female5 Stars Out Of 5Favorite DevotionalJanuary 3, 2015ArtistFloridaAge: 55-65Gender: femaleQuality: 5Value: 5Meets Expectations: 5I purchased my favorite devotional "My Utmost for His Highest" to give to women I teach in a recovery program. Books looks fantastic, very pleased with quality. I wish it had a place to journal. I like the revised version.
Donetta OrtenzioBridgeport, WVAge: 45-54Gender: female5 Stars Out Of 5Great GiftDecember 1, 2014Donetta OrtenzioBridgeport, WVAge: 45-54Gender: femaleQuality: 5Value: 5Meets Expectations: 5I gave this as a gift to my adult son - and he loves it! He uses it also as a devotional for the Teens that he teaches at church. Awesome value as always for CBD - my go to place to buy gifts!!
ElizabethKentuckyGender: female5 Stars Out Of 5July 27, 2013ElizabethKentuckyGender: femaleQuality: 5Value: 5I was given the James Reimann edition of My Utmost for His Highest as a gift. It's formatted as a daily devotional and it has proven to be so relevant and priceless I have used it yearly ever since. The Reimann version makes it extremely readable (without insulting your intelligence)-yet never compromises the content. It has been a tremendous resource to me in my walk with the Lord. Oswald Chambers was truly a man completely devoted to God who spoke with such eloquence and insight as to be unequaled as a teacher. This devotional will challenge & encourage you.
Q: I cannot see the exerpt on my computer. Is this the updated contemporty version? What is the cover made of? Is it green with a tan binding?
Yes, this features the updated language text. The cover is sea green and tan imitation leather.