“Myriads of Protestants and Roman Catholics are constantly saying on Sundays, “I believe,” who know nothing whatever of believing. They cannot explain what they mean” J.C. Ryle (ref#273, p171).
“To believe, in the language of the New Testament, is simply to trust….Every one that believes on the Son of God, and trusts his soul to Him, is at once pardoned, forgiven, justified, counted righteous, reckoned innocent, and freed from all liability to condemnation” J.C. Ryle (ref#273, p181).
“Waiting humbly before God, always conscious of His presence, delighting in communion with Him, and seeking to know His will…will prove that you are of heavenly race” Charles Spurgeon (ref#34, Sept 11th, AM).
“The moment that the conscience is convinced of sin, and the head sees Christ to be the only One who can save, and the heart and will lay hold of the hand that Christ holds out, that moment there is saving faith” J.C. Ryle (ref#273, p183).