Category Archives: J.C. Ryle

Do You Think of Holiness?

Let me speak a little to believers. I ask you this question, “Do you think you feel the importance of holiness as much as you should?” I admit I fear the temper of the times about this subject. I doubt … Continue reading

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The Bible is the Best Safeguard Against False Doctrine

“Does any one ask me, What is the best safeguard against false doctrine? – I answer in one word, ‘The Bible: the Bible regularly read, regularly prayed over, regularly studied.’ We must go back to the old prescription of our … Continue reading

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Even False Teachers are Zealous

“Many things combine to make the present inroad of false doctrine peculiarly dangerous. There is an undeniable zeal in some of the teachers of error: their ‘earnestness’ (to use an unhappy cant phrase) makes many think they must be right. … Continue reading

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Beware of Trusting Teachers of Religion

“Beware of supposing that a teacher of religion is to be trusted, because although he holds some unsound views, he yet ‘teaches a great deal of truth.’ Such a teacher is precisely the man to do you harm: poison is … Continue reading

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Are You Born Again?

“Are you born again? This is one of life’s most important questions. Jesus Christ said, “Except a man is born again, he cannot see the kingdom of God” (John 3:3). It is not enough to reply, “I belong to the church; … Continue reading

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“Honour Him in your life”

“If you are a son of God, I beseech you to walk worthy of your Father’s house. I charge you solemnly to honour Him in your life; and above all to honour Him by implicit obedience to all His commands, … Continue reading

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“If We Love a Person”

“If we love a person, we like to think about him. We do not need to be reminded of him. We do not forget his name, or his appearance, or his character, or his opinions, or his tastes, or his position, … Continue reading

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J.C. Ryle says “Don’t Be a Jelly-Fish!”

True belief must have a strong theological foundation in order to withstand the temptation to compromise what you cannot compromise…what you must not compromise.  What are things we can’t compromise?  The Trinitarian God, the life, death and resurrection of Jesus Christ, the authority … Continue reading

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