Zitate John Charles Ryle

„The world's idea of greatness is to rule, but Christian greatness consists in serving.“

—  J.C. Ryle

Mark IX: 30–37, p. 187
Expository Thoughts on the Gospels: St. Mark (1857)

„It must not content us to take our bodies to church if we leave our hearts at home.“

—  J.C. Ryle

Mark VII: 1–13, p. 136
Expository Thoughts on the Gospels: St. Mark (1857)

„The heart is the part of man which God chiefly notices in religion.“

—  J.C. Ryle

Mark VII: 1–13, p. 136
Expository Thoughts on the Gospels: St. Mark (1857)

„Before Christ comes, it is useless to expect to see a perfect Church.“

—  J.C. Ryle

Quelle: Practical Religion (1878), Ch. XX: "The Great Separation", p. 449

„Do something, by God's help, to make heaven more full and hell more empty.“

—  J.C. Ryle

Quelle: Old Paths (1878), Ch. II: "Our Souls", p. 62

„The Bible in the pulpit must never supersede the Bible at home.“

—  J.C. Ryle

Quelle: Holiness: Its Nature, Hindrances, Difficulties, and Roots (1877), Ch. 19: "Wants of the Times", p. 381

„[T]he devil has more knowledge than any of us, and yet is no better for it.“

—  J.C. Ryle

Vol. III, John XV: 22–27, p. 123
Expository Thoughts on the Gospels: St. John (1865–1873)

„Ignorance of Scripture is the root of every error in religion, and the source of every heresy.“

—  J.C. Ryle

Vol. I, Preface, p. xiii
Expository Thoughts on the Gospels: St. John (1865–1873)

„The love of Christ towards His people is a deep well which has no bottom.“

—  J.C. Ryle

Expository Thoughts on the Gospels: St. Luke (1858–1859), Vol. II, Luke XXII: 54–62, p. 438

„The heart that has really tasted the grace of Christ, will instinctively hate sin.“

—  J.C. Ryle

Vol. II, Luke XIX: 1–10, p. 294
Expository Thoughts on the Gospels: St. Luke (1858–1859)

„We are all naturally self-righteous. It is the family-disease of all the children of Adam.“

—  J.C. Ryle

Vol. II, Luke XVIII: 9–14, p. 259
Expository Thoughts on the Gospels: St. Luke (1858–1859)

„Wealth is no mark of God's favour. Poverty is no mark of God's displeasure.“

—  J.C. Ryle

Vol. II, Luke XVI: 19–31, p. 212
Expository Thoughts on the Gospels: St. Luke (1858–1859)

„Nothing is so offensive to Christ as lukewarmness in religion.“

—  J.C. Ryle

Vol. II, Luke XI: 21–26, p. 25
Expository Thoughts on the Gospels: St. Luke (1858–1859)

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