J.C. Ryle: No doctrine of Scripture so deeply important as this

From that time, Jesus began to show his disciples that he must go to Jerusalem and suffer many things from the elders, chief priests, and scribes, and be killed, and the third day be raised up.  Peter took him aside, and began to rebuke him, saying, “Far be it from you, Lord! This will never … More J.C. Ryle: No doctrine of Scripture so deeply important as this

Boast in amazing grace

John Piper, in “Sustained by All His Grace”- In 1 Corinthians 4:7 Paul says, And what do you have that you did not receive? But if you did receive it, why do you boast as if you had not received it? The answer to that first question is “nothing.” “What do you have that you … More Boast in amazing grace

Infinite Love and Grace

J.C. Ryle on Jesus’ gracious words of intercession from the cross: (Luke 23:32-37) We read that when He was crucified, His first words were, “Father, forgive them, for they know not what they do.” His own racking agony of body did not make Him forget others. The first of His seven sayings on the cross was … More Infinite Love and Grace