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Archive for November 15th, 2008

Talent?

Talent: all you can handle,

 

          if you handle it right. – eab, 11/84

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God is a majestic Artist in miles of mountain lands,

God is a marvelous Artist in pebbles or fine “beachy” sands,

God is a magnificent Artist in old virgin towering stands.

Artistry – He defines it, whatever He has in His hands.  -eab, 9/15/06

 

Written on the bank of the Middle Fork of the Chandalar River, AK, on a “mooseless moose hunt” with EAB II, III, and Max Shelton.

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How does Jesus Christ teach a man to forget sin?  By forgiving him.  How does a pagan teach a man to forget sin?  “Ignore it, think no more about it, realize yourself!”

                – Oswald Chambers, Workmen of God (NY: Grosset and Dunlap, 1938), 34.

 

God grant we may understand the power of a holy worker for God.  I don’t mean a holiness worker; what we need is holy workers–there is a big difference.

– Oswald Chambers, Workmen of God (NY: Grosset and Dunlap, 1938), 109.

 

Oswald Chamber died this date, Cairo, Egypt.  He was a son of a Scottish Baptist pastor who was converted after hearing Spurgeon preach. For three years he worked as a traveling missioner for the Pentecostal League of Prayer (non-tongues group founded by Reader Harris). Late he was principal of the League’s Bible Training College in London. He taught briefly at God’s Bible School, Cincinnati, Ohio, teaching R.G.Finch while there. Chambers in Egypt after two years of working as a YMCA chaplain among the desert troops. His most important book is his classic devotional My Utmost for His Highest still in print and available in several languages.

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