Tuesday, February 19, 2008

Going to the Chapel and We're Gonna Get Married...;)

Dearly Beloved, we are gathered here this day in the presence of this blog, and all its readers to announce some really great news!!!

On this past Thursday night, I asked Miss Lydia Corn to make me the happiest man on earth by consenting to become my wife. And I am beyond thankful that she said yes!!!

The wedding is planned for July 5th of this year!

The planning has begun, and I'm sure Lydia will be posting to her blog about those things as time passes. Or maybe she'll make you wait until the big day, and let you be pleasantly and wonderfully surprised.

Her parents, Dale and Michele have been so gracious, and I am thankful for them. They are another set of parents for me and I've always been thankful for our closeness. I was, and am very thankful that they consented to our courtship, and then for us to be married. And now with all the planning and stress that is sure to come, I appreciate their willingness and help, leadership and guidance as we move forward to July 5th, and especially beyond.

"Whoso findeth a wife findeth a good thing, and obtaineth favour of the LORD" (Proverbs 18:22). I thank the Father above for His favour, and I look forward to many years of continual thanks for this, the greatest blessing of my life, save the eternal life and inheritance given me by Christ.

Lydia and I both ask for your prayers for us. We look forward to building a Christ-honoring life together, and we know we need the Lord's grace to accomplish that life long commitment and service to one another, and our God.

8 comments:

Elizabeth said...

I am so excited for you! Lydia called me Saturday saying she had exciting news, and I thought "they're engaged!" and sure enough, you are.

It's so wonderful! Praise the Lord!

Amanda said...

Congratulations again Chris! I am so happy for you. And it is about time!! I pray that the Lord will bless you two to be as happy as Jon and I are. Marriage is certainly the most wonderful thing!

jsarber said...

That's great news! I'm very happy for ya'll.

Dani said...

Woohoo! I'm so excited for you!

R. L. Vaughn said...

Congratulations. May God bless you both.

queen shenaynay said...

Well, how did this news get past me for almost a month? I guess we're distracted by all the bells ringing in our own house!

So! Wow! Congratulations and may God bless you both! Hope to meet the beautiful lady sometime soon.

(So, I have to ask... does she know what she's getting into?)

Chris said...

Hi QS! I dunno how that got past you - you who are ever deeply in the know! :)

Good news about the upcoming wedding for your daughter!

And I don't think she does know, but let's keep it quiet until July 6th! ;-)

I hope you're doing well, you've been in my prayers, and I hope we can see one another before too long!

Anonymous said...

I believe the Lord impressed upon my heart to contact you, as i am 47 years of age, and Primitive Baptist. No lady has ever wanted anything to do with me regardless of the Christian love and fellowship to which i extend. This is within and outside of church or religion. I just believe you may know of someone who may be of the same lot, and is serious about finding someone in the name of the Lord. This whole situation is not about myself, but of wanting to give back and pass something along to someone else. i look forward to hearing from you. God Bless.