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What a glorious book! The doctrines of Christianity thoroughly and succinctly explained. JC Ryle writes in the way he. must have preached: solid Bible, no fluff or embellishments, but spoken so clearly even a child of God could understand it. I was sad when I finished it because I loved the journey so much!
I have always enjoyed studying from Ryle’s Expository Thoughts on the Gospels and have wanted to read this long treatise for a while. John Charles Ryle (1816-1900) was bishop Liverpool and an evangelical within the Church of England. If the reader can discern the obvious references to that church polity and doctrine, he can greatly enjoy the straightforward style common in that day. Ryle’s own description of the book is, “The longer I live the more I am convinced that the world needs no new Gosp ...more