Hold Fast J.C. Ryle (1816-1900) “Hold fast that which is good.” 1 Thessalonians 5:21 There are few things in religion which men are so ready to forget as the duty of “contending earnestly for the faith,” and holding fast the truth. Controversy is seldom popular. Most men like a quiet life in religion. They dislike […]
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.
Eight symptoms of false teaching was written by J. C. Ryle over one-hundred years ago, and is more than relevant for the church today. 1. There is an undeniable zeal in some teachers of error – their earnestness makes many people think they must be right. 2. There is a great appearance of learning and […]
Let us beware of the insidious nature of false doctrine. Like the fruit of which Eve and Adam ate, it looks at first sight pleasant and good and a thing to be desired. It is not labelled ‘poison’ and so people are not afraid. Like a counterfeit coin, it is not stamped with the message […]