Month: August 2017

“Bishop JC Ryle’s Autobiography: The Early Years” Review

Books about dead Christians are always fun and fascinating to me. Personally, it allows me to see that these faithful men and women in the past were mere mortals. Often times, when we hear about famous Christian figures, they are often in a positive light. But as I read some of these autobiographies I see that they, too, are people constantly in need of desperately depending on the Lord. I just finished reading the autobiography of J.C Ryle and it was enriching for my soul. I am thankful for his complete transparency of his own life. Ryle wrote this with his own children in mind so that they can have an account of his life once he is with the Lord. These are just few of the lessons that I learned from his autobiography. His Lack of Educational Desires I find it quite amusing that JC Ryle, who wrote some of the most helpful books for the church, was not a fan of school. This should be helpful to know that a prestigious education is …