Repentance: Old Paths – J. C. Ryle

1. What is repentance? 2. The necessity of repentance. 3. What is there to lead a man to repent?

“Except ye repent, ye shall all likewise perish” – Luke 13:3

Repentance: Old Paths – J. C. Ryle

The text which heads this page, at first sight, looks stern and severe: “Except ye repent, ye shall all perish”. I can fancy someone saying, “Is this the Gospel? Are these the glad tidings? Are these the good news of which ministers speak?”, “This is a hard saying, who can hear it?” (John 6:60). But from whose lips did these words come? They came from the lips of One who loves us with a love that passeth knowledge, even Jesus Christ, the Son of God. They were spoken by One who so loved us that He left heaven for our sakes, came down to earth for our sakes, lived a poor, humble life, for three and thirty years on earth for our sakes, went to the cross for us, went to the grave for us, and died for our sins. The words that come from lips like these, must surely be words of love.

Old Paths: Being Plain Statements On Some Of The Weightier Matters Of Christianity

About Rich Moore

I will be sharing videos from my YouTube channel to this blog in the hope that others might be blessed and God glorified. Here is a description of my channel: A large video collection of classic hymns, contemporary Praise and Worship songs, and the works (audio books, devotional readings, and sermons) of men greatly used of God, such as: Charles Spurgeon, Jonathan Edwards, A.W. Tozer, A.W. Pink, John Owen, Oswald Chambers, Andrew Murray, John MacArthur, E.M. Bounds, John Bunyan, George Whitefield, and many more, covering topics on many aspects of the Christian life. May your time spent here be blessed. "He must increase, but I must decrease." (John 3:30)
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