“As if he thought every one was going to heaven” by J.C. Ryle

“The clergyman who ascends his pulpit every Sunday, and addresses his congregation as if he thought every one was going to heaven, is surely not doing his duty to God or man. His preaching is flatly contradictory to the parable of the sower.”

–J.C. Ryle, Expository Thoughts on Luke (New York: Robert Carter & Brothers, 1879), 1: 254. Ryle is commenting on Luke 8:4-15.

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2 responses to ““As if he thought every one was going to heaven” by J.C. Ryle

  1. Tragically there are so many who do this very thing!

  2. Reblogged this on Pickering Post and commented:
    May the Lord change this soon………..revive your work O Lord.

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