J.C. Ryle: Prepared to Stand Alone

J.C. Ryle:
Prepared to Stand Alone

Iain H. Murray

(Banner of Truth, 2016)

This biography of Ryle (1816-1900) is full of ministry lessons. Ryle, Bishop of Liverpool, is well-known for his book, Holiness. Murray chronicles the story of this remarkable man who did not pray or read his Bible till he was 21 but became a Christian “bold as a lion for the truth of God’s Word and his Gospel” (p. 213). “Preaching Christ was the main substance of his ministry” (p. 224). Murray’s biography of this great saint will encourage and challenge all believers.

Reviewer rating is 5 out of 5 stars ★★★★★

Reviewed by Don Schaeffer

Don and his wife Hazel serve with the Christian & Missionary Alliance and came to Japan in 1984. They have planted churches in Saitama Ken and served in mission leadership.

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