Tuesday, October 17, 2017

The Barren Church

If ministers do not teach sound doctrine, and their members do not live holy lives, they are in imminent peril of destruction.
God is every year observing them, and taking account of all their ways. They may abound in ceremonial religion. They may be covered with the leaves of forms, and services, and ordinances. But if they are destitute of the fruits of the Spirit, they are reckoned as useless clutter on the ground. Except they repent, they will be cut down.
~ J.C. Ryle

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