Tag Archives: J.C. Ryle

The Pleasures of Sin

Holiness is a tricky subject. Prevailing thought would lead us to believe that holiness is what gives us closeness to God, a relationship with God, or salvation from God. It seems kind of obvious to surmise that right behavior before … Continue reading

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Taking Back Holiness

Holiness. What images and thoughts does that word evoke for you? I’m not sure where these thoughts come from, but as I think of “holiness” my mind drifts to images of stereo-typical stoic saintliness, smug expressions, rolling-eyes, and a “you … Continue reading

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J.C. Ryle on Unbelief

Here is an extended quote from the message this morning on Mark 6:1-6.  “We can never be too much on our guard against unbelief. It is the oldest sin in the world. It began in the Garden of Eden, when … Continue reading

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Is it about Christ?

In about an hour I’m preaching Philippians 3:12-14.  Paul is revealing the pursuit of his life, the singular purpose that he has found, the one thing that above all else captures his heart, will, and mind.  It is all about … Continue reading

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