Tag Archives: J.C. Ryle

True Christianity is a Fight!

“Fight the good fight of faith!” 1 Timothy 6:12 True Christianity! Let us mind that word “true.” There is a vast quantity of religion current in the world which is not true, genuine Christianity. There are thousands of men and … Continue reading

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A Holy Violence

Is it wise to teach believers that they ought not to think so much of fighting and struggling against sin, but ought rather to “yield themselves to God,” and be passive in the hands of Christ? Is this according to … Continue reading

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Faith & Weakness

“But He said to them, “Why are you fearful, O you of little faith?” Then He arose and rebuked the winds and the sea, and there was a great calm.” — Matthew 8:26 True saving faith is often mingled with … Continue reading

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Examine Everything by Scripture

“Prove all things; hold fast that which is good.”—1 THESS. 5: 21. Let me speak first, of the right, duty, and necessity of private judgment. “When I say the right of private judgment, I mean that every individual Christian has … Continue reading

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Never Forget that Nothing is so Important as Your Soul

Your soul is eternal. It will live forever. The world and all that it contains will pass away–firm, solid, beautiful, well-ordered as it is, the world will come to an end. “The heavens will disappear with a roar; the elements … Continue reading

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The true secret of spiritual prosperity!

In Christ alone, there is a full supply of all that we require for the needs of our souls. Of ourselves we are all poor, empty creatures . . . empty of righteousness and peace,  empty of strength and comfort, … Continue reading

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Evangelical Religion

III. It only remains for me to say a few words on the last question I propose to consider:—“ What is it that makes much religion appear to us not Evangelical? ” This is no doubt a delicate point, but a very … Continue reading

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