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Studies in the Sermon On The Mount
Author favorite by Oswald Chambers,author of My Utmost for His Highest
One of the worlds most beloved Christian authors gives us insight into one of the most beloved passages of Scripture. this devotional study of the Sermon on the Mount is doctrine in work clothes, truth become reality, redemption expressed. And, as he does in all his works, Oswald Chambers reminds us that our focus must be on God alone and not on those among whom we live.
This series on Matthew 5-7 was first presented during Chambers' teaching ministry in the U.S. in 1907. Since then, it has become a favorite among all his writings for its timeless truths and relevance to the daily Christian life. Once you delve into it, you'll better understand Jesus' teachings on what living really means and find new ways to apply Scripture to your daily life.
As Chambers says, " God remakes us, puts His Holy Spirit in us, then the Holy Spirit applies the principles to us and enables us to work out by His guidance."
Oswald Chambers' classic series on Matthew 5-7 enlarges your understanding of Jesus' teaching about what His life really means to believers. Chambers' practical doctrine reminds you of the importance of focusing on God alone.
All Christians need desperately to read this little volume again and again, until it sinks down into our subconscious mindsall that matters is our relationship with God!”
P. L., Michigan
Oswald Chambers most well-known title, the devotional My Utmost for His Highest, has established him as one of the most influential teachers of our time.
But did you know he wrote books on the Bible as well? Now you can take advantage of this teachers profound insight on Matthew 5-7 and what it means to focus on God and God alone.
About 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.
Table of Contents
Foreword to the First Edition
7 Publishers Foreword
9 1. His Teaching and Our Training 11 Matthew 5:1-20
2. Actual and Real 25 Matthew 5:21-42
3. Incarnate Wisdom and Individual Reason 47 Matthew 5:43-6:34
4. Character and Conduct 73 Matthew 7:1-12
5. Ideas, Ideals, and Actuality 89