“Remember my words this day.  You will find no comfort when sick and dying, unless Jesus Christ is your friend.  You will discover, to your sorrow and confusion, that however much men may talk and boast, they cannot do without Christ when they come to their deathbed.”

J.C. Ryle, Holiness, p. 220.



John Charles (J.C.) Ryle (1816-1900) was the Anglican bishop of Liverpool, England in the last twenty years of his life.  In the early 1880s he became concerned with the holiness teaching of a deeper life in the Keswick revivals.  This book was his rep …