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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Even at that, Baffled to Fight Better did not appear in book form until after his death. Shall we indeed accept bettter good from God and not [also] accept adversity and disaster?

There are no discussion topics on this book yet. Chambers puts no pretty face on anything; he writes of the raw sorrow of Job, chamberss the misplaced faith in creed of Job’s friends, and the ultimate answer to man’s suffering: I know this because of men not afraid to look at their God and circumstances and choose to believe.

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Baffled to Fight Better Quotes by Oswald Chambers

Oswald married Gertrude in Mayand on May 24,Gertrude gave birth to their only chi Oswald Chambers was born to devout parents in Aberdeen, Scotland. My Bible is now filled with notes in the margins. Mingxian rated it liked it Mar 15, 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. Baffled to Fight Better—how and why? To view it, click here.


We are in danger of doing the same thing as Eliphaz; we say that a man is not right with God unless he acts on the line of the precedent we have established. Quoting Coleridge, Chambers argues that Christians are much better about believing their beliefs than believing God. According to Jesus Christ, what we have to do is to watch the source and He will look after the outflow: Daniel Stevens rated it did not like it Aug 26, Steve Campbell rated it it was amazing Aug 05, Catherine Nicolls rated it it was amazing Sep 10, In this book, Chambers takes us through the entire book of Job.

Oswald Chambers, Job and Baffled to Fight Better

Order your copy now at https: It sobered me and took me, always, to a favorite verse out of Job 2: Michelle Ule Bwffled don’t think so. This book deep dived the issue “Why do the righteous suffer? Oswald discussed the format with her, read through the galleys, but beyond that, left everything to her. It may be a noble enough point of view, but it produces the wrong kind of character.

Baffled to Fight Better Quotes

Chambers is a masterful writer and employs beautiful turns of phrase to capture his ideas. The pseudo-evangelical line is that you must be on the watch all the time and lose no oportunity of speaking to people, and this attitude is apt to produce the superior person.


Meet the Author Michelle Oswzld is a bestselling author of historical novellas, an essayist, blogger and the biographer of Mrs. Tammy Martin rated it it was amazing Apr 30, I have never read or studied or batfled a better explanation and exposition on the book of Job, and the words of wisdom and love are exactly what I need right now. Most successful of the thirty books was, “My Utmost for His Highest”, which has never been out of print and has been translated into 39 languages.

Trivia About Baffled to Fight Oswald Chambers is an excellent bible teacher. Biddy, as usual, took down everything in her shorthand and then edited the manuscript into a readable form.

Everyone’s soul represents some kind of a battlefield. Even as a teenager, Chambers was noted for his deep spirituality, and he participated in the evangelization of poor occupants of local lodging houses. Posted by Michelle Ule on February 24, https: Christopher rated it really liked it Dec 17,