Welcome to The J.C. Ryle Archive


Welcome to The J.C. Ryle Archive (formerly J.C. Ryle Quotes) dedicated to the prolific writer, vigorous preacher and faithful pastor in England, John Charles Ryle.

The aim of this site, since launching in the summer of 2009, is to “expose Christians to the writings of J.C. Ryle by providing his Christ-centered quotes Monday-Friday to stir the mind toward the glory of God.”

3 years later, in the summer of 2012, my mission has been completed.

With over 800 quotes on this site, it is now used exclusively as a comprehensive online archive for all things J.C. Ryle.

Feel free to use the tabs on the top of this site to navigate your way, as well as searching the over 50 topics on the right to find a Ryle quote for your particular need.

All quotes come from Ryle’s books and sermons. The book/link is provided directly under every Ryle quote, giving you the option of viewing the source of the quote.

Seeing that Ryle died in 1900, his writings are public domain, so feel free to use any of Ryle’s quotes without requesting permission from me.

The sole purpose of this site is for the glory of God and the edification of His church.

May you be strengthened, convicted and encouraged by John Charles Ryle as he points you toward the one and only Savior Jesus Christ.

Erik Kowalker

 Summer 2012