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Heaven…is a condition, a state of the heart no less than a place.

                A. M. Hills, Dying to Live (Cincinnati: God’s Revivalist Office, 1905), 39.

 

There is a post of duty for every man in the army of the Lord, which he alone can fill, and which he has no right to abandon; nay cannot abandon to another.

                A. M. Hills, Dying to Live (Cincinnati: God’s Revivalist Office, 1905), 99.

 

Deacon Stephen and Deacon Philip were as anxious and laborious to secure the conversion of people as were the Apostles Peter and James.

                A. M. Hills, Dying to Live (Cincinnati: God’s Revivalist Office, 1905), 103.

 

Man is too godlike in his origin, too glorious in his destiny, to waste himself in a career of sin.

                A. M. Hills, Dying to Live (Cincinnati: God’s Revivalist Office, 1905), 119.

 

Every soul that is ever damned, some time resists the Holy Ghost for the last time.

                A. M. Hills, Dying to Live (Cincinnati: God’s Revivalist Office, 1905), 175.

 

Mrs. General Sherman said, “Virtuous women ought to blush at the very mention of the dance.”

                A. M. Hills, Dying to Live (Cincinnati: God’s Revivalist Office, 1905), 180.

 

A M Hill died this date, 9/11/1935.  He also wrote Homiletics and Pastoral Theology, and Life of Martin Wells Knapp.                       

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God nowhere tells to give up things for the sake of giving them up…give them up for…the only thing worth having–viz. life with Him.

                – Oswald Chambers, My Utmost for His Highest (NY: Dodd, 1935), 8.

 

The greatest competitor of devotion to Jesus is service for Him.

                – Oswald Chambers, My Utmost for His Highest (NY: Dodd, 1935), 18.

 

If you are depending upon anything but Him [God], you will never know when He is gone.            – Oswald Chambers, My Utmost for His Highest (NY: Dodd, 1935), 20.

 

Get into the habit of saying, “Speak, Lord,” and life will become a romance.

                – Oswald Chambers, My Utmost for His Highest (NY: Dodd, 1935), 30.

 

…Sanctification…an intense narrowing of all our interests on earth and an immense broadening of all our interests in God.

                – Oswald Chambers, My Utmost for His Highest (NY: Dodd, 1935), 39.

 

 

Oswald Chambers was born this date, 7/24/1874 at Aberdeen, Scotland.  He taught briefly at God’s Bible School in Cincinnati, Ohio.  He spent the last two years of his life serving as a YMCA secretary among soldiers in Egypt, during WWI. Chamber’s wife, Biddy, was an expert in shorthand and was able to catch many of his talks at Zeitoun Camp (outside Cairo) in print.  His My Utmost for His Highest is one of the most popular devotionals in print.  He died in Egypt 11/15/1917.

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