Holiness: Its Nature, Hindrances, Difficulties, and Roots by J.C. Ryle
Let me ask everyone who may read these pages,are you holy? Listen, I pray you,to the question i put to you this day. Do you know anything of holiness?
How shall we be holy? J.C.Ryle was convinced that true holiness is not merely a matter of believing and feeling,but of practical doing. Clearly and carefully and unfolding scripture, Ryle shows the nature of holiness and the difficulties of pursuing it:the corrosive power of sin, the single-minded struggle of faith, the deep cost of following Christ, and the riches of grace that god pours out on those who strive for sanctification, day by day. Utterly-even 125 years after it was first published-and profoundly convicting, this treasured classic ix one of the best works on Christian living ever penned.