Why I Am No Longer An Evanjellyfish

A Ruby In The Rough

Jelly-fish Christianity

(J. C. Ryle, “One Blood”)

One plague of our age is the widespread dislike of sound doctrine. In the place of it, the idol of the day is a kind of jelly-fish Christianity–a Christianity without bone, or muscle, or sinew– without any distinct teaching about the atonement or the work of the Spirit, or justification, or the way of peace with God–a vague, foggy, misty  Christianity, of which the only watchwords seem to be, “You must be liberal and kind. You must condemn no man’s doctrinal views. You must think everybody is right, and nobody is wrong.”

The Bible says:

  • 1 Timothy 4:13:  Till I come, give attendance to reading, to exhortation, to doctrine.
  • 1 Timothy 4:16:  Take heed unto thyself, and unto the doctrine; continue in them: for in doing this thou shalt both save thyself, and them that…

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