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What Is The Gospel? Part One

By Burk Parsons

The great nineteenth-century Princeton theologian Charles Hodge said, “The gospel is so simple that small children can understand it, and it is so profound that studies by the wisest theologians will never exhaust its riches.” The gospel is absolutely fundamental to everything we believe. 432 more words

Christian Living

The Born Again Man

“A man who is born again is careful of his own soul. He tries not only to avoid sin—but also to avoid everything which may lead to it. 85 more words

Quotable Quotes

The spiritual fight

The saddest symptom about many so-called Christians is the utter absence of anything like conflict and fight in their Christianity. They eat, they drink, they dress, they work, they amuse themselves, they get money, they spend money, they go through a scanty round of formal religious services once or twice every week.
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Manna For Today

The Invitation (In Greek) by J.C Ryle

I have been working on translating in Greek one of the tracks by Dr. J.C Ryle (1816-1900) who was the Bishop of Liverpool one of the most respected British Christian leaders of his time. 26 more words

Christianity

Prayer Quote of the Week

I commend to you the importance of earnestness in prayer….  It is desirable that we should be hearty and fervent and warm, and ask as if we were really interested in what we were doing.

– J. C. Ryle

Christianity

Praying and Sinning

J.C. Ryle:

“Praying and sinning will never live together in the same heart. Prayer will consume sin, or sin will choke prayer.”

~Ryle (1816-1900), J.C. (2012-07-02). 21 more words

Truth And The Word Of God

Holiness and Diligent Private Prayer

“[W]hen a man is once converted to God, his progress in holiness will be much in accordance with his own diligence in the use of God’s appointed means. 54 more words

Truth And The Word Of God