Wednesday, November 16, 2016

The World is Watching the Christian

Let us often ask ourselves whether we are doing good or harm in the world. We cannot live to ourselves, if we are Christians.
The eyes of many will always be upon us. Men will judge by what they see, far more than by what they hear. If they see the Christian contradicting by his practice what he professes to believe, they are justly stumbled and offended. For the world’s sake, as well as for our own, let us labor to be eminently holy. Let us endeavor to make our religion beautiful in the eyes of men, and to adorn the doctrine of Christ in all things.
~ J.C. Ryle
Expository Thoughts on the Gospels: Luke volume 2 , [Carlisle, PA: Banner of Truth, 1998], 221. {Luke 17:1-4}

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