Repentance is a thorough change of person’s natural heart, upon the subject of sin. We are all born in sin. We naturally love sin.
J. C. Ryle
J.C. Ryle (1816-1900) was an evangelical Anglican clergyman and first Bishop of Liverpool. John Charles Ryle was renowned for his powerful preaching and extensive tracts.
Martyn Lloyd-Jones described J C Ryle's writings as "a distillation of true Puritan theology presented in a highly readable and modern form."
Books by J. C. Ryle include Expository Thoughts on the Gospels; Practical Religion; Holiness: Its Nature, Hindrances, Difficulties, and Roots; Old Paths; Knots Untied; Light From Old Times; The Upper Room; Warnings to the Churches.
Beware of Trusting Teachers of Religion in 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 always most dangerous when it is given in small doses […]
The true Christian was intended by Christ to prove all things by the Word of God, all churches, all ministers, all teaching, all preaching, all doctrines, all sermons, all writings, all opinions, all practices. These are his marching orders. Prove All Things Prove all by the Word of God; measure all by the measure of […]