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Faith Unfeigned – A Review by Brian Garrard

This is a new translation by Robert-White of four sermons by John Calvin (JC). First published in 1552, the original title (in English) was ‘Four sermons of Master John Calvin, entreating of matters very profitable for our time, with a brief Exposition of Psalm 87.’ Included here are three letters by JC, one of the recipients being Edward VI of England. 756 more words


The Banner Ministers’ Conference

Watch Hensworth Jonas, Ligon Duncan, and Ian Hamilton explain why they come to the US Banner Ministers’ Conference, and learn how the conference can refresh your soul, unite you with other brothers in the ministry and enable you to better serve your congregation. 36 more words


Why We Read Ryle

Clear and concise, encouraging and exhilarating, reliable and readable are six words that quickly come to mind. They help explain why the writings of J C Ryle have such an enduring value. 288 more words


J. C. Ryle’s Significance for Today – Part 3

In the same paper, Pharisees and Sadducees, Ryle goes on to speak words that are remarkably prescient:

To keep gospel truth in the church is even of greater importance than to keep peace .

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J. C. Ryle’s Significance for Today – Part 2

Indebtedness to the Reformation

In his paper Lessons from English Church History, Ryle draws out the benefits that have accrued from the Reformation.

Whatever England is among the nations of the earth, as a Christian country, whatever political liberty we enjoy, whatever freedom we have in religion, whatever safety for life and property there is among us, whatever purity and happiness there is in our homes, whatever protection and care for the poor — we owe it, in very great measure, to the Protestant Reformation.

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J. C. Ryle’s Significance for Today – Part 1

May 2016 marks 200 years since the birth of J. C. Ryle. Soon to be released is Iain H. Murray’s new biography of the first Bishop of Liverpool, entitled J. 2,714 more words


A Sad Departure – A Review by John Brand

This is a book that frankly you wish didn’t have to be written but which you are glad has been. It became necessary because of the recent developments in the Church of Scotland which have seen the denomination reject the authority of Scripture and its biblical roots and accept the ordination of ministers who are practising homosexuals. 968 more words