To whom shall we go?

21 Apr

“To whom, indeed, shall we go for help, strength, and comfort if we turn our backs on Christ?

We live in a world of troubles, whether we like it or not. Our bodies are liable to a thousand ailments, and our hearts to a thousand sorrows. No creature on earth is so vulnerable, and so capable of intense physical as well as mental suffering, as man. Sickness, and death, and funerals, and partings, and separations, and losses, and failures, and disappointments, and private family trials, which no mortal eyes sees, will break in upon us from time to time, and human nature imperatively demands help, help, help to meet them! Alas, where will thirsty, wailing human nature find such help if we leave Christ?

The plan truth is, that nothing but an almighty personal Friend will ever meet the legitimate wants of man’s soul…And…where will you find one so perfectly suited to satisfy man as the Christ of the Bible? Look round the world, and point out if you can, any object of faith fit to be compared with this blessed Son of God, set forth before our eyes in the Gospels.  In face of a dying world, we want positives and not negatives.

‘To whom shall we go, if we go away from Christ?'”

J.C. Ryle

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