Putting Ministers in Their Place-JC Ryle


Putting Ministers in Their Place-JC Ryle

No higher honor can be imagined than that of being Christ’s ambassadors, and proclaiming in Christ’s name the forgiveness of sins to a lost world. But let us ever beware of investing the ministerial office with one jot more of power and authority than Christ conferred upon it. To treat ministers as being in any sense mediators between God and man, is to rob Christ of His prerogative, to hide saving truth from sinners, and to exalt ordained men to a position which they are totally unqualified to fill.

~ J.C. Ryle

Expository Thoughts on the Gospels: John, volume 3, [Carlisle, PA: Banner of Truth, 1987], 438.


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2 Responses to Putting Ministers in Their Place-JC Ryle

  1. kittykit says:

    Good Morning Laura! Ooh. Sorry for yelling on your blog. Let me try again. Good morning Laura. That was my inside voice.

  2. laura754 says:

    Ha, I barely saw the difference!
    but we always appreciate the ‘inside voice’ LOL

    and good morning to you too Kit!

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