Jesus Is the Best Friend

“The Lord Jesus never spoils His friends by extravagant indulgence.  He gives them everything that is really for their benefit; He withholds nothing from them that is really good; but He requires them to take up their cross daily and follow Him. He bids them endure hardships as good soldiers:  He calls on them to fight the good fight against the world, the flesh, and the devil.  His people often dislike it at the time, and think it hard; but when they reach heaven they will see it was all well done.”  — J.C. Ryle “Practical Religion” p. 344

About Maureen Stohlmeyer

Grateful to have been married to my wonderful husband Michael for nearly 35 years who is now with the Lord, I would like to share from writers from the past who have strengthened our faith and walk with Jesus Christ our Savior and Redeemer. His walk with God was deeply enriched by the writings of authors from the past and I dedicate this blog to him and to them.
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