From Oswald Chambers

We must never put our dreams of success as God’s purpose for us; His purpose may be exactly the opposite. We have an idea that God is leading us to a particular end, a desired goal; He is not.

When the Word of the Lord Is Painfully Personal

Every year on July 25, my birthday, Oswald Chambers, in his devotional classic, My Utmost for His Highest, hands out an annual dose of a foul-tasting medicine for the spirit. Am I so resistant to this painfully personal message that I need this annual reminder? Probably. Who isn’t?