• A word of warning

    As a young Christian, I was very struck by some words of J.C. Ryle, the 'Evangelical ...

  • Assurance to be desired

    Although one can have faith without assurance, belief without confidence, nevertheless ...

  • Counting the cost

    In his celebrated book Holiness, J.C. Ryles urges 'the true-hearted and holy ...

  • Evangelical Religion

    JC. Ryle (1817-1900) was a doughty supporter and proponent of 'evangelical ...

  • Glorying in the Cross of Christ

    'May I never,' writes Paul in Galatians 6:14, 'boast except in the cross of ...

  • J.C. Ryle – an appreciation

    [The following is the substance of a lecture given at the Old Meeting House, ...

  • Love – the greatest thing

    'The greatest of these,' writes Paul, 'is love.' (1 Corinthians 13:13) Briefly, ...

  • Passive graces

    'When I speak of passive graces (writes J.C. Ryle in his celebrated book, Holiness), ...

  • Ryle and Ritualism

    Throughout his long ministry, J.C. Ryle (1817-1900) had to defend evangelical ...

  • Ryle and the future of the Jews

    In his book 'Coming Events and Present Duties' (1867/1879), J.C. Ryle summarises ...

  • Ryle on sin

    It was no accident that J.C. Ryle (1816-1900) gave the first chapter of his ...

  • Shall we know one another in heaven?

    For many Christians the prospect of being re-united with loved ones in the ...

  • The fight

    In his celebrated book, Holiness, J.C. [...]

  • Train a child

    1. Train them in the way they should go, and not in the way they would. 2. ...

  • What Evangelical Religion is not

    Having set out what he regards as the five leading features of 'evangelical ...