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J.C. Ryle, 19th century bishop in the Church of England

Standing Truth…

It is a standing truth in the kingdom of grace, that weak grace, weak faith, and weak repentance, are all precious in our Lord’s sight. Ryle Advertisements

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The unconverted heart…

The unconverted heart hates God, and will show its hatred whenever it dares, and has a favorable opportunity. It will persecute God’s witnesses. It will dislike all who have anything of God’s mind, and are renewed after His image. Ryle

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No pressure…

Bishop Ryle on preaching… Let us notice the way in which our Lord commenced his mighty work. “He began to preach.” There is no office so honorable as that of the preacher. There is no work so important to the … Continue reading

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The mighty leveler…

Death is a mighty leveler, and can take any mountain out of the way of Christ’s church. Ryle

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Never greatly moved…

True Christians should never be greatly moved by the persecution of man. Their enemies may be strong, and they may be weak; but they still ought not be afraid. Ryle

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Grand truth…

…the grand truth that union with Christ is the root of holiness… J. C. Ryle

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Great with pen and sword…

J. C. Ryle on the Puritans… The Puritans, as a body, have done more to elevate the national character than any class of Englishmen that ever lived. Ardent lovers of civil liberty, and ready to die in its defence mighty … Continue reading

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