Delayed Repentance a Bad Idea

I grant you that true repentance is never too late, but I warn you at the same time, late repentance is seldom true. I grant you, one penitent thief was converted in his last hours, that no man might despair; but I warn you, only one was converted, that no man might presume.

– J.C. Ryle (quoted in Fathers & Sons: Stand Fast, p. 45)

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