Careful with the old, old story!

Do you know the old gospel story well? Really well? J. C. Ryle warns believers not to ‘grow dull’ in love and appreciation of amazing grace…

Old Catepillar 'Traxcavator'

Men and women who hear the Gospel regularly, I often fear much for you. I fear lest you become so familiar with the sounds of its doctrines, that you gradually become dead to its power. I fear lest your religion should sink down into a little vague talk about your own weakness and corruption, and a few sentimental expressions about Christ, while real practical fighting on Christ’s side is altogether neglected. Oh, beware of this state of mind! “Be doers of the Word, and not hearers only.” No victory—no crown! Fight and overcome!

~ JC Ryle in his tract, The Great Battle

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