File Name: Ryle, J. C. - How Readest Thou
File Submitter: Grace
File Submitted: 12 Sep 2018
File Category: Reference Books (topx)Author: J. C. Ryle
e-Sword Version: 9.x - 10.x
I. I ask, first of all, because there is no knowledge absolutely needful to a man's salvation, except a knowledge of the things which are to be found in the Bible.
II. I ask, in the second place, because there is no book in existence written in such a manner as the Bible.
III. I ask, in the third place, because no book in existence contains such important matter as the Bible.
IV. I ask in the fourth place, because no book in existence has produced such wonderful effects on mankind at large as the Bible.
V. I ask in the fifth place, because no book in existence can do so much for every one who reads it rightly, as the Bible.
VI. I ask in the sixth place, because no gift of God to man is so awfully neglected and misused as the Bible.
VII. I ask in the seventh place, because the Bible is the only rule by which all questions of doctrine or of duty can be tried.
VIII. I ask in the next place, because the Bible is His book which all true servants of God have always lived on and loved.
IX. I ask, in the last place, because the Bible is the only book which can comfort a man in the last hours of his life.
X. A Warning To Those Who Chose Not To Read The Bible
XI. Practical Advice For Reading The Bible