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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Refreshment for the Savior’s Flock Through Bible Verses

Refreshment for the Savior’s Flock Through Bible Verses

by: James Smith, 1871

4260412435_5599e8f7de“Search me, O God, and know my heart; test me and know my anxious thoughts. See if there is any offensive way in me, and lead me in the way everlasting!” Psalm 139:23-24 An honest heart will expose itself to God’s all-searching eye — and desires to be examined as well as cleansed and comforted!  “Now may the Lord of peace Himself give you peace at all times and in every…

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Why is Salvation by Faith?

Thomas Watson “For it is by grace you have been saved, through faith—and this not from yourselves, it is the gift…

Why is Salvation by Faith?

Thomas Watson “For it is by grace you have been saved, through faith—and this not from yourselves, it is the gift…

Self-Centered Vs. God-Centered

Matthew 16:23  You are not setting your mind on God’s interests, but man’s The apostle Peter is a glaring example of the struggle between self- and Christ-centered living.

Self-Centered Vs. God-Centered

Matthew 16:23  You are not setting your mind on God’s interests, but man’s The apostle Peter is a glaring example of the struggle between self- and Christ-centered living.

A Chameleon Kind of Religion

A Chameleon Kind of Religion

John Angell James, 1837

“So that you may be blameless and pure, children of
God who are faultless in a crooked and perverted
generation, among whom you shine like stars in
the world.” (Philippians 2:15) Saving religion is not merely an occasional act–but
a permanent habit, resulting from an internal principle. Saving religion is a principle so fixed as to constitute
a new moral nature; and so…

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Dead Things Never Grow!

 John Angell James, 1853 “I am the true vine, and my Father is the gardener. He cuts off every branch in Me that bears no fruit,

Dead Things Never Grow!

 John Angell James, 1853 “I am the true vine, and my Father is the gardener. He cuts off every branch in Me that bears no fruit,

Judas The Preacher!

By William Secker, 1660) “If you know these things—you are blessed if you do them.” John 13:17…

Judas The Preacher!

By William Secker, 1660) “If you know these things—you are blessed if you do them.” John 13:17…

An Angel on The Outside—And a Devil Within

An Angel on The Outside—And a Devil Within

Thomas Brooks, 1669

2670374103_27f06a3a90“Hypocrites! You are so careful to clean the outside
of the cup and the dish; but inside you are filthy—
full of greed and self-indulgence!” Matthew 23:25

A hypocrite’s outside never corresponds with his inside.
A hypocrite’s outside is one thing—and his inside another.
A hypocrite’s outside is religious—but his inside is wicked.

Hypocrites are like the Egyptian temples,…

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The Godly Person Weeps!

by Thomas Watson Christ calls His spouse His “dove” (Song 2:14). The dove is a weeping creature.

The Godly Person Weeps!

by Thomas Watson Christ calls His spouse His “dove” (Song 2:14). The dove is a weeping creature.

Grace Denial

Octavius Winslow 

Be cautious of grace denial.

3627402797_7c933b4676You will need much holy wisdom here, lest you overlook the work of the Spirit within you.

You have thought, it may be, of the glory that Christ receives from …
brilliant genius,
and profound talent,
and splendid gifts,
and glowing zeal,
and costly sacrifices,
and extensive usefulness.

But have you ever thought of the glory, the far greater,…

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The Hiding Place!

By James Smith  8414335585_c2a51c451c“A MAN will be as a hiding place from the wind,
And a refuge from the tempest,
As rivers of water in a dry place,
As the shade of a massive rock in an arid land!”
Isaiah 32:2 The present world is like a bleak and cheerless desert; the climate is very changeable, and we are exposed to piercing, cutting winds. Sometimes dangerous errors,
sometimes deep afflictions,
sometimes…

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