Apprehended & Apprehending

I am a Christian. I follow Christ with all that I am. I am not perfect or sinless, but I will die focusing on the road ahead of me. forgetting about yesterday and counting all that is behind me as dung. My path is set, my goal is clear!


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The Folly of Drifting into Marriage

The Folly of Drifting into Marriage

J.R. Miller, published 1913

wedding-rings-5Among the other drifts of life, many young people merely drift into marriage. The childhood friendships, or the casual associations of youth, are nourished until at length the potent spell of love falls upon the young man and maiden, and by and by there is a wedding. Or, the beginning of the attachment may be a great deal more sudden — “love at first sight!” a speedy…

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Directives for Avoiding Dissension in The Home

Directives for Avoiding Dissension in The Home

 Richard Baxter

13183931173_c8dddb4c95_cIt is a great duty of husbands and wives to live in quietness and peace, and avoid all occasions of wrath and discord. Because this is a duty of so great importance, I shall first open to you the great NECESSITY of it, and then give you more particular directions to perform it.

(1) Your discord will be your pain, and the vexation of our lives. Like a disease, or wound, or…

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The Single Christian’s Rule

The Single Christian’s Rule

James Smith


“She is free to marry anyone she wishes — but he must belong to the Lord.” 
2821857183_19720ce539_zCorinthians 7:39

This, though spoken of widows — is the law of Christ in reference to all unmarried Christians, and is imperatively binding upon them.

To slight it — is to slight the authority of Christ;

to reject it — is rebellion against the King of kings and Lord of lords;

and to act contrary to it —…

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The Love of Your Espousals

The Love of Your Espousals

By James Smith

503813356_53e28f521e_oLove is a noble passion, and when fixed upon a worthy object, and wisely reciprocated — it is a source of the sweetest pleasure. God intended Himself to be the highest object of our love; and that He might win back our affections to Himself — He has revealed Himself in Jesus, in the most lovely and attractive form. God in Jesus is love, and only love — unto all who come to Him…

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Three Rules for a Happy Marriage

Three Rules for a Happy Marriage

J. C. Ryle  “The Gospel of Mark” 1857

wedding-rings-5Of all relationships of life, none ought to be regarded

with such reverence, and none taken in hand so

cautiously as the relationship of husband and wife.

In no relationship is so much earthly happiness 

to be found, if it be entered upon discreetly,

advisedly, and in the fear of God. In none is so

much misery seen to follow, if it be taken in hand

unadvise…

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The Marriage Altar—and After

J. R. Miller, 1880 The preparations are all at last made. The bridal dress is completed. The day has been fixed.

The Marriage Altar—and After

J. R. Miller, 1880 The preparations are all at last made. The bridal dress is completed. The day has been fixed.

Master and Servant – D. L. Moody

There is a very sweet story of Elijah and Elisha, and I love to dwell upon it.

Master and Servant – D. L. Moody

There is a very sweet story of Elijah and Elisha, and I love to dwell upon it.

The Blessings of Freedom In Christ By D. L. Moody

The next thing the Spirit of God does is to give us liberty. He first imparts love; He next inspires hope, and then gives liberty, and that is about the last thing we have in a good many of our churches at the present day.

The Blessings of Freedom In Christ By D. L. Moody

The next thing the Spirit of God does is to give us liberty. He first imparts love; He next inspires hope, and then gives liberty, and that is about the last thing we have in a good many of our churches at the present day.

THE TRIUMPHS OF HOPE By D.L. Moody

In the fifteenth chapter of Romans, thirteenth verse, the Apostle says: “Now the God of hope fill you with all joy and peace in believing, that you may abound in hope through the power of the Holy Ghost.” The next thing then is hope.

THE TRIUMPHS OF HOPE By D.L. Moody

In the fifteenth chapter of Romans, thirteenth verse, the Apostle says: “Now the God of hope fill you with all joy and peace in believing, that you may abound in hope through the power of the Holy Ghost.” The next thing then is hope.

HIS LOVE – THE RIGHT OVERFLOW By D. L. Moody.

I remember the morning I came out of my room after I had first trusted Christ, and I thought the old sun shone a good deal brighter than it ever had before; I thought that the sun was just smiling upon me, and I walked out upon Boston Common, and I heard the birds in the trees, and I thought that they were all singing a song for me.

HIS LOVE – THE RIGHT OVERFLOW By D. L. Moody.

I remember the morning I came out of my room after I had first trusted Christ, and I thought the old sun shone a good deal brighter than it ever had before; I thought that the sun was just smiling upon me, and I walked out upon Boston Common, and I heard the birds in the trees, and I thought that they were all singing a song for me.