Tuesday, February 8, 2011

Christian Leaders of the 18th Century - Practical Lessons

J.C. Ryle
They are lessons which are strongly impressed on my own mind. Thankful should I be if I could impress them on the minds of others!

1: In the first place, would we know the right instrumentality for doing good in the present day? Evil is about us and upon us on every side, evil from Romanism, evil from infidelity, evil from tractarianism, evil from neologianism, evil amidst the working classes, evil amidst the educated bodies. What is the true remedy for the disease? What is the weapon to be wielded if we would meet the foe? Can anything be done? Is there no hope?