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"My chief desire in all my writings, is to exalt the Lord Jesus Christ and make Him beautiful and glorious in the eyes of men; and to promote the increase of repentance, faith, and holiness upon earth."
Martyn Lloyd-Jones described Ryle's writings as "a distillation of true Puritan theology presented in a highly readable and modern form."
"I am bold to say that perhaps few men in the nineteenth century did so much for God, for truth, for righteousness, among the English speaking race and in the world as Ryle." (Richard Hobson)
Ryle's writings on the Gospels are considered by many to be the best practical, devotional, and Christ-centered commentaries EVER written!