45 Motivational J C Ryle Quotes On Success In Life

John Charles Ryle was an English evangelical Anglican bishop. He was the first Anglican bishop of Liverpool. These J C Ryle Quotes will motivate you.

Best J C Ryle Quotes

  1. “Trials are intended to make us think, to wean us from the world, to send us to the Bible, to drive us to our knees.” ~ J. C. Ryle
  2. “It costs something to be a real Christian, according to the standard of the Bible. There are enemies to be overcome, battles to be fought, sacrifices to be made, an Egypt to be forsaken, a wilderness to be passed through, a cross to be carried, a race to be run. Conversion is not putting a person in an arm-chair and taking them easily to heaven. It is the beginning of a mighty conflict, in which it costs much to win the victory.” ~ J. C. Ryle
  3. “Read the Bible daily. Make it part of your everyday business to read and meditate on some portion of God’s Word. Gather your manna fresh every morning. Choose your own seasons and hours. Do not scramble over and hurry your reading. Give your Bible the best, and not the worst, part of your time. But whatever plan you pursue, let it be a rule of your life to visit the throne of grace and the Bible every day.” ~ J. C. Ryle
  4. “If we are true Christians, we must not expect everything smooth in our journey to heaven. We must count it no strange thing, if we have to endure sicknesses, losses, bereavements, and disappointments, just like other men. Free pardon and full forgiveness, grace along the way, and glory at the end all this our Savior has promised to give. But He has never promised that we shall have no afflictions.” ~ J. C. Ryle
  5. Faith in the Lord Jesus is the only sure medicine for troubled hearts.” ~ J. C. Ryle

  6. “We must give up the vain idea of trying to please everybody. That is impossible, and the attempt is a mere waste of time. We must be content to walk in Christ’s steps, and let the world say what it likes.” ~ J. C. Ryle
  7. “Do nothing that you would not like God to see. Say nothing you would not like God to hear. Write nothing you would not like God to read. Go no place where you would not like God to find you. Read no book of which you would not like God to say, “Show it to Me.” Never spend your time in such a way that you would not like to have God say, “What are you doing?” ~ J. C. Ryle
  8. “If you want to find out how much someone loves you, find out how much they pray for you.” ~ J. C. Ryle
  9. “By affliction, He teaches us many precious lessons, which without it we should never learn. By affliction He shows us our emptiness and weakness, draws us to the throne of grace, purifies our affections, weans us from the world, makes us long for heaven.” ~ J. C. Ryle
  10. “A Christian is a walking sermon. They preach far more than a minister does, for they preach all week long.” ~ J. C. Ryle
  11. “If you love Christ, never be ashamed to let others see it and know it. Speak for Him. Witness for Him. Live for Him.” ~ J. C. Ryle

  12. “Our Lord has many weak children in his family, many dull pupils in his school, many raw soldiers in his army, many lame sheep in his flock. Yet he bears with them all, and casts none away. Happy is that Christian who has learned to do likewise with his brethren.” ~ J. C. Ryle
  13. “Do not glory in your own faith, your own feelings, your own knowledge, or your own diligence. Glory in nothing but Christ.” ~ J. C. Ryle
  14. “To be born again is, as it were, to enter upon a new existence, to have a new mind, a new heart, new views, new principles, new tastes, new affections, new likings, new dislikings, new fears, new joys, new sorrows, new love to things once hated, new hatred to things once loved, new thoughts of God, and ourselves, and the world, and the life to come, and salvation.” ~ J. C. Ryle
  15. “The highest form of selfishness is that of the man who is content to go to heaven alone.” ~ J. C. Ryle
  16. “Except a man be born again, he will wish one day he had never been born at all.” ~ J. C. Ryle

  17. “According to the men of the world, few are going to hell; According to the Bible, few are going to heaven.” ~ J. C. Ryle
  18. “Walk more closely with God. Get nearer to Christ. Seek to exchange hope for assurance. Seek to feel the witness of the Spirit more closely and distinctly every year. Lay aside every weight, and the sin that so easily threatens you. Press towards the mark more earnestly. Fight a better fight, and war a better warfare every year you live. Pray more. Read more. Subdue self more. Love the brethren more. Oh that you may endeavor to grow in grace every year, that the end of your Christian course may be better than the beginning!” ~ J. C. Ryle
  19. “Our prayers may be weak, stammering, and poor in our eyes. But if they come from a right heart, God understands them. Such prayers are His delight.” ~ J. C. Ryle, J C Ryle Quotes on prayer
  20. “It must not content us to take our bodies to church if we leave our hearts at home.” ~ J. C. Ryle
  21. “There is only one door, one bridge, one ladder, between earth and heaven – the crucified Son of God.” ~ J. C. Ryle
  22. “No time is so well spent in every day as that which we spend upon our knees.” ~ J. C. Ryle

  23. “Wealth is no mark of God’s favor. Poverty is no mark of God’s displeasure.” ~ J. C. Ryle
  24. “It costs something to be a true Christian. It will cost us our sins, our self-righteousness, our ease, and our worldliness.” ~ J. C. Ryle
  25. “Let your Christianity be so unmistakable, your eye so single, your heart so whole, your walk so straightforward, that all who see you may have no doubt whose you are, and whom you serve.” ~ J. C. Ryle
  26. “Never does a person see any beauty in Christ as a Savior, until they discover that they are a lost and ruined sinner.” ~ J. C. Ryle
  27. “I fear we are in danger of forgetting that to HAVE the Bible is one thing, and to READ it quite another.” ~ J. C. Ryle
  28. “If God has given His Son to die for us, let us beware of doubting His kindness and love in any painful providence of our daily life.” ~ J. C. Ryle
  29. “We must read our Bibles like men digging for hidden treasure.” ~ J. C. Ryle

  30. “A religion that costs nothing is worth nothing. A cheap Christianity, without a cross, will prove in the end a useless Christianity, without a crown.” ~ J. C. Ryle
  31. “In Christ alone, God’s rich provision of salvation for sinners is treasured up: by Christ alone, God’s abundant mercies come down from heaven to earth. Christ’s blood alone can cleanse us; Christ’s righteousness alone can cleanse us; Christ’s merit alone can give us a title to heaven. Jews and Gentiles learned and unlearned, kings and poor men–all alike must either be saved by the Lord Jesus or lost forever.” ~ J. C. Ryle
  32. “Backsliding, generally first begins with neglect of private prayer.” ~ J. C. Ryle
  33. “The world’s idea of greatness is to rule, but Christian greatness consists in serving.” ~ J. C. Ryle
  34. “True Christianity is not merely believing a certain set of dry abstract propositions: it is to live in daily personal communication with an actual living person – Jesus Christ.” ~ J. C. Ryle
  35. “Let us cleave to Christ more closely, love Him more heartily, live to Him more thoroughly, copy Him more exactly, confess Him more boldly, and follow Him more fully.” ~ J. C. Ryle

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