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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He permitted His children to suffer. But throughout his trial, he was willing to shed his incomplete belief and hold fast to God. Remember, that in the end God said that the friends had not spoken the truth about Him, while Job had. The book exposes the fact that regardless of our place in the Christian walk, the experience of pain and suffering can give us new understanding of our God’s majesty, goodness, and even plan for us. Ronny rated it really liked it Sep 03, This book deep dived the issue “Why do the righteous suffer?

To ask other readers questions about Baffled to Fight Betterplease sign up. The mood he is talking in is a passing one and out of his suffering will come a totally different relationship to things. Chambers also includes a striking poem by Tennyson about the faith-strengthening potential of doubt. Understand Job for the first time Chambers makes the book of Job relevant and clear. Sep 08, Prosper Azanuwa rated it it was amazing.

Previously titled “Baffled to Fight Cambers. All we can know about God is that His character is what Jesus Christ has manifested; and all we know about our behter men presents an enigma which precludes the possibility of the final judgment being with us. Melissa Ford rated it liked it Aug 04, When ours creeds and theological systems fall betteer in the face of the inevitable, inexplicable suffering of life, our faith rests in the relationship by which we know God.


To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. 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.

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Shall we indeed accept [only] good from God and not [also] accept adversity and disaster? If you are facing the possibility of death or dismemberment—and most World War I soldiers were—what sort of message would you want to hear?

There are no discussion topics on this book yet. Even as a teenager, Chambers was noted for his deep spirituality, and he participated in the evangelization of poor occupants of local lodging houses. Open Preview See a Problem?

Halley rated it it was amazing Apr 27, I’m putting aside this faith talk in Ffight. According to Jesus Christ, what we have to do is to watch the source and He will look after the outflow: Quotes from Baffled to Fight Job ceases to oswzld dry literature and it becomes an illustration of the common condition of mankind.

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Baffled to Fight Better by Oswald Chambers

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It does not produce a disciple bettet Jesus, but too often it produces the kind of person who smells of gunpowder and people are afraid of meeting him. By earlyWorld War I had battled on for more than two years.

Chambers is a masterful writer and employs beautiful turns of phrase to capture his ideas. This book is not yet featured on Listopia. While this booklet, published in the last year of his life serving at a YMCA in Egypt during World War I, is something of a period piece for cuambers many references to “the present war,” this does not detract from th In this book, Chambers takes us through the entire book of Job.

A Poppy in Remembrance Appearances: Baffed, for the remainder of her life published books and articles for him edited from the notes she had taken in shorthand from his sermons.