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Courting public notice

In these times of instant news and events being spread across the world like wildfire through social media such as Twitter and Facebook, it might be hard to remember that in the time of Jesus, no one was tweeting or posting their Facebook status. 487 more words


leave to the Lord Jesus

“How would the great work of sanctification go on in a man if he had no trial? Trouble is often the only fire which will burn away the dross that clings to our hearts.

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The Ryle justification

Humility is essential when addressing one such as J.C. Ryle, first bishop of Liverpool and beacon of 19th century Anglican Evangelicalism, and I am sure there will be those who suggest that humility is not my strong point. 1,498 more words


Pray that God would teach you ...

“Pray that God would teach you the real evil of sin. As you would have your soul saved, arise and pray.”

– J. C. Ryle

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Demonic Know-It-Alls

(J.C. Ryle)

“In the synagogue there was a man possessed by a demon, an evil spirit. He cried out at the top of his voice: Ha! 362 more words

Truth And The Word Of God

The Fight Is On!

Never is the cause of sin so helped as when Christians waste their strength in quarreling with one another, and spend their time in petty squabbles.

J. C. Ryle (1816-1900)


J.C. Ryle on "Jelly-Fish" Sermons

In his terrific biography of J.C. Ryle, Prepared to Stand Alone, Iain Murray quotes Ryle on the dangers of an aversion to “dogma” or doctrine among the ministers of the Church of England in his day. 434 more words

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