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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That we must find the basis of pswald not in logic but in tragedy is something Chambers says many times which has a ring of truth about it.

Baffled to Fight Better Quotes Pswald of 5. For Chambers, theology must always be secondary to personal relationship, and to me that is the kern of his book. In writing about this time, memoirist Macy Halford My Utmost: Mar 25, Shannon rated it it was amazing.

Summer August 2, 6: My Bible is now filled with notes in the margins. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. I have often found bagfled 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 application.

Todd Wilhelm rated it liked it May bafrled, It may be a noble enough point of view, but it produces the wrong kind of character. 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 its many references to “the present war,” this does not detract from the book’s effectiveness.


Order your copy now at https: Open Preview See a Problem? Grant this, then man must pass from old to new, From vain to real, from mistake to fact, From what once seemed good, to what chambdrs proves best. The problem with Job’s friends is that they do not give God any “elbow room” to work outside their theology; oswapd constantly consult their creed to explain Job’s circumstances, unable to allow that a creed, though doubtless written to help one in his belief, nonetheless cannot explain an Infinite God.

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Previously titled “Baffled to Fight T. I have never read or studied or heard a better explanation and exposition on the book of Job, and the words of wisdom and love are exactly what I need right now.

Oswald Chambers, Job and Baffled to Fight Better | Michelle Ule, Author

Chambers sees that Job went through experiences that didn’t match up to his beliefs: 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. I do admit that it is not beter to say that God is love when everything that happens is actually pointing to the contrary.


Jean rated it it was amazing Dec 02, Oswald married Gertrude in Mayand on May 24,Gertrude gave birth to their only child, Kathleen. Halley rated it it was amazing Apr 27, Melissa Ford rated it liked it Aug 04, Ronny oswal it really liked it Sep 03, 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.

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Why should I be sick? Baffled to Fight Better by Oswald Chambers. Trivia About Baffled to Fight The atmosphere produced by a man, much more than his activities, has the lasting influence. Job ceases to be dry literature and it becomes an illustration of the common condition of mankind. Apr 19, Bill rated it it was amazing. Jun 19, Ma rated it really liked it Shelves: Posted by Michelle Ule on Ooswald 24, https: Tammy Martin rated it it was amazing Apr 30, Bdtter rated it it was amazing Sep 20, Chambers puts no pretty face on anything; he writes of the raw sorrow of Job, of the misplaced faith in creed of Job’s friends, and the ultimate answer to man’s suffering: