In Remembrance: 6 Powerful Quotes from Charles Ryrie

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When I met Charles Ryrie, I had to shoulder my way through the throng of undergraduates just to shake his hand. He had just delivered a lecture during chapel at my little Bible college, and immediately following his closing prayer, the seats emptied and students surrounded him. Ryrie—who was already elderly and had to deliver his talk while seated in a wingback chair—graciously endured the onslaught. When I reached the front of the crowd I realized students weren’t simply shaking the hand of this patriarch of dispensational theology—many were asking him to sign their Bibles.

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31 of J.I. Packer’s Best Quotes

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J.I. Packer is perhaps one of the most influential theologians of the twentieth and twenty-first centuries. Like C.S. Lewis before him, he has spent a lifetime popularizing complex theological ideas and reaching a diverse audience through winsome writing alive with passion and charisma. The author of many classic books on the Christian life and theology, the 91-year-old theologian continues to inspire Christians across the theological spectrum.

In honor of his birthday, we’re sharing some of our favorite Packer quotes. Be sure to share your favorites—just hover over an image to reveal sharing options. And let us know the impact Packer has made on your own Christian life or ministry.

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