The Vast and Solemn Subject of Sin

Holiness by J.C. Ryle “Sin is the transgression of the law.” 1 John 3:4 He who wishes to attain right views about Christian holiness must begin by examining the vast and solemn subject of sin. He must dig down very low if he would build high. A mistake here is most mischievous. Wrong views about holiness are generally traceable to wrong views about human corruption. ...

C.H. Spurgeon: The Broken Fence

A religion which is all excitement, and has little instruction in it, may serve for transient use; but for permanent life-purposes there must be a knowledge of those great doctrines which are fundamental to the gospel system. I tremble when I hear of a man’s giving up, one by one, the vital principles of the gospel and boasting of his liberality. The spirit of the ...

C.H. Spurgeon: Pragmatism

C.H. Spurgeon: Pragmatism
One of the great evils of the time is that of deliberating about a plain command of Christ, and asking, “What will be the result of it?” What have you to do with results?  “But if I follow Christ in all things, I may lose my position.”  What have you to do with that? When a soldier is bidden to go up to the cannon’s ...

Watered Down Truth

“Error is bound to be much more popular than truth to the unregenerate; therefore, to make the truth in any way acceptable to them it has to be watered down, wrested and perverted. And there are always those who, for the sake of filthy lucre, are ready to perjure their souls. Hence heretical sects and systems abound on every side. ‘What delusions are cherished about ...