5 quotes from Baffled to Fight Better: ‘When our Lord said to the disciples, Follow me, and I will make you fishers of men (Matthew ), His referenc. Baffled to Fight Better, Oswald Chambers, Book of Job, Macy Halford, WWI Baffled to Fight Better, comments on the Book of Job, is one of the. Job was righteous, but Job suffered. Oswald Chambers reminds us that Job’s calamities taught him to see God, for the first time in his life, as the only sure refuge.

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The point for each one is whether we will hang on, as Job did, and say “Though He slay me things look toughyet I will trust in God. Ronny rated it really liked it Sep 03, Jul 25, Jill rated it it was amazing Shelves: Christopher rated it really liked it Dec 17, According to Jesus Christ, what we have to do is to odwald the source and He will look after the outflow: Melissa Ford rated it liked it Aug 04, I have often found it difficult to sort through the different speeches made by Job’s friends, but Chambers gives a succinct and profound exposition, showing both the continuity of the arguments and their modern bstter.

Chambers is a masterful writer and employs beautiful turns of phrase to capture his ideas. Highly recommended reading for those of us who, like me, tend to be spiritual know-it-alls in the model of Eliphaz, Bildad, and Zophar. Even as a teenager, Chambers was noted for his deep spirituality, and he participated in the evangelization of t occupants of local lodging houses. Apr 19, Vight rated it it was amazing.

Even at that, Baffled to Fight Better did not appear in book form until after his death.

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Steve Campbell rated it it was amazing Aug 05, For a free copy of the behind the scenes writing stories of Mrs. Todd Wilhelm rated it liked it May 04, Want to Read Currently Reading Read. The point for us is, ‘Do I believe in God apart from my reasoning about Him? The atmosphere produced by a man, much more than his activities, has the lasting influence.


Mar 25, Shannon rated it it was amazing. Chambers also includes a striking poem by Tennyson about the faith-strengthening potential of doubt.

Trivia About Baffled to Fight To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. He permitted His children to suffer. That we must find the basis of life not in logic but in tragedy is something Chambers says many times which has a ring of truth about it. To ask other readers questions about Baffled to Fight Betterplease sign up.

Baffled to Fight Better—how and why? Confronted by a soldier who said, “I can’t stand religious people,” Chambers replied, “Neither can I. But throughout his trial, he was willing to shed his incomplete belief and hold fast to God. Why should I experience financial lack? Lists with This Book. The pseudo-evangelical line is that you must be on bafgled watch all the time and lose no oportunity of speaking to people, and this attitude is apt to produce the fighy person.

Only faith based upon personal relationship can say, “Though he slay me, yet I’ll trust Him. Fantastic study of the character of Job and the omniscience of God, written by one of the lions of the Christian faith.

Oswald Chambers, Job and Baffled to Fight Better

Chambers puts no pretty face on anything; he writes of the bafled sorrow of Job, of the misplaced faith in creed of Job’s friends, and the ultimate answer to man’s suffering: It does not produce a disciple of Jesus, but too often it produces the kind of person who smells of gunpowder and people are afraid of meeting him. Posted by Michelle Ule on February 24, https: Enter your email address to subscribe to this blog and receive notifications of new posts by email.


Gertrude, for the remainder of her life published books and articles for him edited from the notes she had taken in shorthand from his sermons. Dawn Kelley rated it it was amazing Oct 23, This book deep dived the issue “Why do owsald righteous suffer?

Indeed, few of us will ever suffer as Job did, so his character and understanding in the extremes of life can usher light to our own pain and the suffering of others. The timing of my reading this book is almost scary.

Catherine Nicolls rated it it was amazing Sep 10, Oswad to Read saving…. Thanks for telling us about the problem. Published December 12th by Discovery House Publishers first published Catherine Delos Santos rated it really liked it Jun 06, Jun 19, Ma rated it really liked it Shelves: He was buried in Cairo with full netter honors.

Baffled to Fight Better Quotes by Oswald Chambers

Refresh and try again. To view it, click here. When ours creeds and theological systems fall flat in the face of the inevitable, inexplicable suffering of life, our faith rests in the relationship by which we know God. Can’t find this on your owwald Michelle Ule It was surprising to see that. This review has been hidden because it contains spoilers. According to Jesus Christ, what we have to do is to watch the source and He will look after the outflow: December 11, December 14, December 11, Bookmarks.