Let it be distinctly understood that the person who does not have the Spirit, does not have Christ. They who do not have Christ have no pardon of their sins—no peace with God—no title to heaven—no well-grounded hope of being saved.
Wednesday, April 26, 2023
No Holy Spirit = No Christ = No Heaven by J.C. Ryle
Sunday, April 23, 2023
Getting Beyond A Hearer of Truth by J.C. Ryle
The man who hears Christian teaching, and never gets beyond hearing, is like “a foolish man who built his house on the sand” [Matt. 7:26]. He satisfies himself with listening and approving, but he goes no further.
Saturday, April 22, 2023
Are You a Noble-Minded Berean? By J.C. Ryle
The state of mind we should always desire to possess is that of the noble-minded Bereans.
Friday, April 21, 2023
The Finished Work of Christ by J.C. Ryle
We rest our souls on a ‘finished work,’ if we rest them on the work of Jesus Christ the Lord.
Thursday, April 20, 2023
It Is Well With My Soul by J.C. Ryle
A saved soul has many sorrows. He has a body like other men – weak and frail. He has a heart like other men – and often a more sensitive one too.
Wednesday, April 19, 2023
You HAVE a Bible But Do You READ It? By J.C. Ryle
There is more Bible buying, Bible selling, Bible printing and Bible distributing than ever before in our nation.
Tuesday, April 18, 2023
Influenced By the Holy Spirit by J.C. Ryle
Be filled with the Spirit. Seek to be more and more under His blessed influence. Strive to have every thought, word, action, and habit brought under the obedience to the leading of the Holy Ghost.
Monday, April 17, 2023
Having Perspective in Light of Eternity by J.C. Ryle
O Christian, what is our light affliction when compared to eternity? Shame on us if we murmur and complain and turn back – with heaven before our eyes!
Saturday, April 15, 2023
The Habit of Private Prayer by J.C. Ryle
What is the reason that some believers are so much brighter and holier than others?
Friday, April 14, 2023
No More Sorrow In Heaven by J.C. Ryle
Blessed be God! There shall be no sorrow in heaven. There shall not be one single tear shed within the courts above. There shall be no more disease and weakness and decay.
Thursday, April 13, 2023
Anchored In Christ’s Hands by J.C. Ryle
I want you to know the length and breadth of your portion in Christ. I want you to understand the full amount of the treasure to which faith in Jesus entitles you. You have found out that you are a great sinner.
Wednesday, April 12, 2023
The Courage to Confess Christ by J.C. Ryle
Let us all pray daily for faith and courage to confess Christ before all men. Of sin, or worldliness, or unbelief, we may well be ashamed.
Tuesday, April 11, 2023
The Main Cause of Backsliding by J.C. Ryle
What is the cause of most backslidings? I believe, as a general rule, one of the chief causes is neglect of private prayer.
Sunday, April 9, 2023
The Correlation of Happiness and Holiness by J.C. Ryle
How is it, people often ask, that so many professing believers have so little happiness in their religion? How is it that so many know little of joy and peace in believing, and go mourning and heavy-hearted towards heaven?
Saturday, April 8, 2023
The Mindset of a Pilgrim by J.C. Ryle
A holy man will follow after spiritual mindedness. He will endeavor to set his affections entirely on the things above, and to hold things on earth with a very loose hand.
Thursday, April 6, 2023
The Dreadful Truth of Coming Judgment By J.C. Ryle
There is a judgment coming! People have their reckoning days, and God will at last have His. The trumpet shall sound. The dead shall be raised incorruptible.
Wednesday, April 5, 2023
Ministers: Preach the Gospel! BY J.C. Ryle
I am satisfied that the happiest minister is the man who most diligently discharges the office committed to him.
Tuesday, April 4, 2023
Act Like a Soldier of Christ by J.C. Ryle
Every professing Christian is the soldier of Christ. He is bound by his baptism to fight Christ’s battle against sin, the world and the devil.
Monday, April 3, 2023
The Highest Degree of Knowledge by J.C. Ryle
Heart-knowledge, we must always remember, is the one thing needful. It is something which schools and universities cannot confer. It is the gift of God.
Sunday, April 2, 2023
There Is Not Enough Private Prayer! BY J.C. RYLE
There are few professing Christians, it may be feared, who strive to imitate Christ in the matter of private devotion. There is abundance of hearing, reading, talking, professing, visiting, contributing to the poor, subscribing to societies and teaching at schools.
Saturday, April 1, 2023
The Practical Side of Holiness by J.C. Ryle
Scriptural holiness will make a man do his duty at home and by the fireside, and adorn his doctrine in the little trials of daily life.