The Danger of Pride

This is from J.C. Ryle’s Thoughts For Young Men, Chapter 2: Dangers to Young Men: Pride There are some special dangers against which young men need to be warned. I know well that all souls are in fearful peril. Old or young, it matters not; all have a race to run, a battle to fight,Continue reading “The Danger of Pride”

Saving from Sorrow

This is from J.C. Ryle’s Thoughts For Young Men, Chapter 1: Reasons for Exhorting Young Men: Saving from Sorrow YOUNG PEOPLE NEED ENCOURAGEMENT BECAUSE OF THE SORROW IT WILL SAVE THEM For another thing, young men need exhorting because of the sorrow it will save them, to begin serving God now. Sin is the motherContinue reading “Saving from Sorrow”

Dealing with the Devil

This is from J.C. Ryle’s Thoughts For Young Men, Chapter 1: Reasons for Exhorting Young Men: Dealing with the Devil THE DEVIL IS KEEN TO DESTROY THE SOULS OF YOUNG MEN For another thing, the devil uses special diligence to destroy the souls of young men,¬†and they seem not to know it. Satan knows wellContinue reading “Dealing with the Devil”

Determining the Future

This is from J.C. Ryle’s Thoughts For Young Men, Chapter 1: Reasons for Exhorting Young Men: Determining the Future THE FUTURE IS DETERMINED BY ONE’S PRESENT RELATIONSHIP WITH SIN For another thing, what young men will be, in all probability, depends on what they are now, and they seem to forget this. Youth is theContinue reading “Determining the Future”

All Young People Will Face Death and Jugdment

This is from J.C. Ryle’s Thoughts For Young Men, Chapter 1: Reasons for Exhorting Young Men: Forgetting Judgment For another thing, death and judgment are before young men, even as others, and they nearly all seem to forget it. Young men, it is appointed unto you once to die (Heb 9:27); and however strong andContinue reading “All Young People Will Face Death and Jugdment”

Few Young People Seem to Have Real Christian Faith

This is from J.C. Ryle’s Thoughts For Young Men, Chapter 1: Reasons for Exhorting Young Men: Having A Religion For one thing, there is the painful fact that there are few young men anywhere who seem to have any religion. I speak without respect of persons; I say it of all. High or low, richContinue reading “Few Young People Seem to Have Real Christian Faith”