Ryle: It is a real misfortune to Christianity when a Christian cannot smile.

On the third day there was a wedding at Cana in Galilee, and the mother of Jesus was there. —John 2:1 ESV J.C. Ryle: The Christian who withdraws entirely from the society of his fellow-men, and walks the earth with a face as melancholy as if he was always attending a funeral, does injury to … More Ryle: It is a real misfortune to Christianity when a Christian cannot smile.