Thursdays With Oswald—Thinking Or Doing

This is a weekly series with things I’m reading and pondering from Oswald Chambers. You can read the original seed thought here, or type “Thursdays With Oswald” in the search box to read more entries.

Thinking Or Doing

     We perceive Truth by doing the right thing, not by thinking it out.

From Baffled To Fight Better

Oswald Chambers was not anti-thinking; neither am I. But there is a problem when I insist on something making sense to me before I act on it. If God says, “This way,” my first response shouldn’t be, “I’ll think about it.” But it should be, “Yes, I will obey.”

The words of the old hymn ring true:

Trust and obey
For there’s no other way
To be happy in Jesus
But to trust and obey

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