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       Harry Ironside
       1876-1951
      
       For some 50 years Henry (Harry) Allen Ironside went up and down America teaching and preaching the Word of God. He was the ultimate in his field. Coupled with this was his successful ministry as pastor of Moody Church from 1930 to 1948 which made him the most known Christian leader of his era, outside of Billy Sunday whose funeral he preached.
      
       Along with others such as Cyrus Scofield, he was influential in popularizing dispensationalism among Protestants in North America. Despite his lack of formal education, his tremendous mental capacity, photographic memory and zeal for his beliefs caused him to be called, "the Archbishop of Fundamentalism."
      
       Ironside was one of the most prolific Christian writers of the 20th Century and published more than 80 books and pamphlets, a number of which are still in print.
      
       His writings included addresses or commentaries on the entire New Testament, all of the prophetic books of the Old Testament, and a great many volumes on specific Bible themes and subjects. Some of his later titles include Things Seen and Heard in Bible Lands, Lamp of Prophecy, Changed by Beholding, The Way of Peace, and The Great Parenthesis.


    Harry Ironside on:    

It is well to remember that reading books about the Bible is a very different thing to searching the Word for oneself.

    Topics: Books, The Bible, Reading

If lips and life do not agree, the testimony will not amount to much.

    Topics: Character

The testimony of the lips indicates the state of the heart.

    Topics: Character, The Heart

Christ is a substitute for everything, but nothing is a substitute for Christ.

    Topics: Christ

Christianity is Christ!

    Topics: Christianity

No one who really wants to count for God can afford to play at Christianity.

    Topics: Christianity

Christianity is not just repeating John 3:16 or Acts 16:31; it is yielding the heart and the life to Christ.

    Topics: Christianity, The Heart

The Christian is called out from the world. His life is not to be as the lives of those about him.

    Topics: Christians, Holiness

Faith is to rest, not in the best of God's servants, but in His unchanging Word.

    Topics: Faith, Scripture, Rest

It is not only that sin consists in doing evil, but in not doing the good that we know.

    Topics: Good and Evil, Sin

Grace is the very opposite of merit... Grace is not only undeserved favor, but it is favor, shown to the one who has deserved the very opposite.

    Topics: Grace

If what they are saying about you is true, mend your ways. If it isn't true, forget it, and go on and serve the Lord.

    Topics: Humility, Service

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