25 Top Quotes from J. C. Ryle

One neat thing about the blogosphere is the increasing accessibility to old gospel resources that would otherwise be buried in libraries. Case in point: J.C. Ryle Quotes.

This blog is a repository of Christ-centered content from the nineteenth-century Bishop of Liverpool — who was also the subject of John Piper's recent biographical message at the Desiring God Conference for Pastors.

In a recent post, Erik Kowalker highlights the top 25 posts over the past few years:

  1. 5 Dangers For Young Men
  2. 9 Lessons From God Concerning Sickness
  3. 7 Marks of a Right Heart Before God
  4. 5 Tips For Raising Godly Children
  5. 8 Symptoms of False Doctrine
  6. 5 Marks of True Repentance
  7. 8 Profitable Ways to Read the Bible
  8. 4 Great Doctrines to Always Keep in Mind
  9. To Be A True Christian Will Cost You
  10. Loving Christ…Practically
  11. Do Not Be Surprised if the World Hates You
  12. 7 Thoughts on Reading the Bible
  13. 4 Costs of Becoming a Christian
  14. 3 Simple Rules For Listening to a Sermon
  15. 6 Marks of Regeneration
  16. The 110th Anniversary of J. C. Ryle’s Death
  17. The Personal Bible Reading of J. C. Ryle
  18. Come to Jesus
  19. 5 Gospel Warnings
  20. The Great Cloud of Witnesses
  21. The Reality of Hell
  22. Do Not Tolerate False Doctrine
  23. 5 Marks of a Forgiven Soul
  24. Making Church Attendance a Priority
  25. 5 Essential Doctrines to Believe In

Jonathan Parnell (@jonathanparnell) is a writer and content strategist at Desiring God, and is the lead planter of Cities Church in Minneapolis–Saint Paul, where he lives with his wife, Melissa, and their four children. He is also the co-author of How to Stay Christian in Seminary.