Bishop Ryle on doctrine

John Richardson quotes J.C. Ryle on what loyalty to the Church of England means for the evangelical. Stirring stuff…

The victories of Christianity, wherever they have been won, have been won by distinct doctrinal theology, by telling men roundly of Christ’s vicarious death and sacrifice, by showing them Christ’s substitution on the cross and His precious blood, by teaching them justification by faith and bidding them believe on a crucified Saviour, by preaching ruin by sin, redemption by Christ, regeneration by the Spirit, by lifting up the brazen serpent, by telling men to look and live, to believe, repent and be converted…

Lord, help me to do this.

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