When Doctrine Becomes Useless

Doctrine is useless if it is not accompanied by a holy life. It is worse than useless; it does positive harm. Something of the image of Christ must be seen and observed by others in our private life, and habits, and character, and doings.

J. C. Ryle (1816-1900)

HT: J. C. Ryle Quotes

One thought on “When Doctrine Becomes Useless

  1. A fresh call to personal holiness as a needful and painfully-relevant subject in the life of a Christian is absolutely needed today. The Pharisees had “doctrine” down but they still missed Christ completely.

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