“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.

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

  1. Pickering Post – Pickering, North Yorkshire, UK – The Minister / Pastor of Ryedale Evangelical Church for the last 33 years. Born in Edinburgh, I am Scottish by birth. But what's really important is that I know and admit that I am a sinner - Saved by the precious blood of Jesus Christ.
    Pickering Post on said:

    Tragically there are so many who do this very thing!

  2. Pickering Post – Pickering, North Yorkshire, UK – The Minister / Pastor of Ryedale Evangelical Church for the last 33 years. Born in Edinburgh, I am Scottish by birth. But what's really important is that I know and admit that I am a sinner - Saved by the precious blood of Jesus Christ.
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    Reblogged this on Pickering Post and commented:
    May the Lord change this soon………..revive your work O Lord.

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