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Classic Quote

Holiness comes from Christ. It is the result of vital union with Him. It is the fruit of being a living branch of the True Vine.

– J.C. Ryle

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No Fruit, No Conversion

Let it be a settled principle in our religion that when a person brings forth no fruits of the Spirit, they do not have the Holy Spirit within them. 107 more words

Truth And The Word Of God

The Devil and His Duties in Church

The devil, no doubt, is everywhere. That malicious spirit is unwearied in his efforts to do us harm. He is ever watching for our halting, and seeking occasion to destroy our souls. 121 more words

Truth And The Word Of God

Suppose

Suppose for a moment that you were allowed to enter heaven without holiness.  What would you do?  What possible enjoyment could you feel there?  To which of all the saints would you join yourself, and by whose side would you sit down?  35 more words

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We Must Be Holy

We must be holy:

  • Because the voice of God in Scripture plainly commands it.
  • Because this is the one grand end and purpose for which Christ came into the world.
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Legalism Is Overcompensation

Men who know they are wrong in one direction often struggle to make things right by excess of zeal in another direction. That very zeal is their condemnation. 15 more words

J. C. Ryle

Classic Quote

Surely that man must be in an unhealthy state of soul who can think of all that Jesus suffered, and yet cling to those sins for which that suffering was undergone.

– J.C. Ryle

Christianity