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J.C. Ryle

Matthew chapter 11

J.C. RyleMatthew chapter 11 MATTHEW 11:1-15 It happened that when Jesus had finished instructing his twelve disciples, he departed from there to teach and preach in their cities. Now when John heard in the prison the works of Christ, he sent two of his disciples and said to him, "Are you he who comes, or sho... Read More
J.C. Ryle

Sin

J.C. RyleSIN "Sin is the transgression of the law." (1 John 3:4). He who wishes to attain right views about Christian holiness must begin by examining the vast and solemn subject of sin. He must dig down very low if he would build high. A mistake here is most mischievous. Wrong views about holiness are gener... Read More
John Gill

A Declaration of the Faith and Practice of the Church of Christ

John GillA DECLARATION of the FAITH AND PRACTICE OF THE CHURCH OF CHRIST, IN CARTER LANE, SOUTHWARK, UNDER THE PASTORAL CARE OF Dr. JOHN GILL, Read and assented to at the Admission of Members. Having been enabled, through divine grace, to give up ourselves to the Lord, and likewise to one another by the will... Read More
John Gill

Of Internal Worship, or Godliness.

John GillA Body of PRACTICAL Divinity Book 1—Chapter 2 OF INTERNAL WORSHIP; AND OF GODLINESS THE GROUNDWORK OF IT. Having considered the object of worship, worship itself is next to be treated of; and which is either internal or external: internal worship requires our first attention, it being of the greates... Read More
John Gill

Of Propitiation, Atonement, and Reconciliation, as Ascribed to Christ.

John GillA Body of Doctrinal Divinity Book 6—Chapter 6 OF PROPITIATION, ATONEMENT, AND RECONCILIATION, AS ASCRIBED TO CHRIST Having observed, that though the word "satisfaction" is not syllabically used in scripture, when the doctrine of Christ’s satisfaction is spoken of; yet that there are words and terms ... Read More
John Gill

Of Regeneration.

John GillA Body of Doctrinal Divinity Book 6—Chapter 11 OF REGENERATION Regeneration follows adoption, being the evidence of it; regeneration describes the persons who have received the power to become the sons of God (John 1:12, 13), and though these are distinct things, yet they are closely connected toget... Read More
John Gill

Of Wisdom and Prudence.

John GillA Body of PRACTICAL Divinity Book 1—Chapter 20 OF WISDOM OR PRUDENCE Zeal without wisdom or prudence, and unless tempered with it, will be either ignorant, and not according to knowledge, or be rash and precipitant. I say wisdom or prudence, because they are much the same thing, and go together; "I ... Read More
John Gill

The Law Established by the Gospel.

John GillTHE LAW Established by the Gospel, A Sermon, Preached March 22, 1739, at the Monthly Exercise of Prayer, at the Reverend Mr. Wilson’s Meeting-House in Goodman’s-Field ROMANS 3:31 Do we then make void the law through faith? God forbid; yea, we establish the law. That vice and immorality, disobedience... Read More
John Gill

The Moral Nature and Fitness of Things Considered

John GillTHE MORAL NATURE AND FITNESS OF THINGS CONSIDERED. OCCASIONED BY Some Passages in the Rev. Mr. Samuel Chandler’s Sermon, lately preached to the Societies for the Reformation of Manners. Nothing is more frequently talked of in this enlightened age, this age of politeness, reason and good sense, than ... Read More
John Gill

The Plague of a Man's Own Heart

John GillTHE PLAGUE OF A MAN’S OWN HEART, WHAT IT IS; TO WHOM DISCOVERED; AND THE Encouragement given to such Persons to expect PARDON OF ALL THEIR SINS. 1 Kings 8:38 —Which shall know every man the plague of his own heart. The whole verse reads thus: What prayer and supplication soever he made by any man, o... Read More

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