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I think one of my favorites was when he compared preaching from the pulpit against one of his own sins to Samson taking himself down with the Philistines. Oct 05, Andreea rated it it was amazing Shelves: People do not write or talk like this today. During his years of ministry, he spent approximately 14 years in prison for preaching without a legal license as required by England at the time.

One can see the Evangelist and feel his struggle with understanding what’s wrong with gathering people, and doubtless Judge Hate-Good was no caricature. Aug 24, Brian Eshleman rated it really liked it. The way he got into trouble and the way he got out of trouble were both irrational. What a precious book to me. I didn’t realize that this was mostly in autobiographical formate, but it definitely makes this book better.

At first, he would share his thoughts with acquaintances in small groups, then he was encouraged to speak in meetings, which he felt unworthy but thee to do.

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The fear of selling Jesus as Esau did is present. Thanks for telling us about the problem. Jul 27, Daniel Alvers rated it really liked it.

Piper was very enthusiastic about John Newton’s pastoral care of Cowper, which was certainly generous and gracious, but the man needed a kindly smack upside the head and never received it.

I am for going on, and venturing my eternal state with Christ, whether I have comfort here or no; if God doth not come in, thought I, I will leap off the ladder even blindfold into eternity, sink or swim, come heaven, come hell; Lord Jesus, if thou wilt catch me, do; bunyaan not, I will venture for thy name.

Bunjan, to walk the struggle he walked with him left me rebuked for my thoughts of entitlement and made me thankful once again for Christ’s saving work in my life. Jun 23, Trevor rated it it was amazing Shelves: Oct 18, Ronnie Nichols rated it it was amazing. Bunyan shares many of his intimate and unceasing struggles in his walk through justification and sanctification.

This is morbid introspection on steroids on stilts, and is the most excruciating thing I have read recently, to say the least. Anyway, Bunyan was a good man. Siners the first to ask a question about Grace Abounding to the Chief of Sinners. Sep 27, Vaughn rated it it was amazing.

Grwce he experienced the peace and comfort of Christ within himself, he preached the person, grace and benefits of Christ. No trivia or quizzes yet.

I related so little to most of his internal doubts and temptations, I could hardly take them seriously. What if I’m made miserable here and then there’s no reward in heaven? The book of man who was vexed by his sin to the degree that he found great hope in the gospel.

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Grace Abounding to the Chief of Sinners

Maybe a little Prov. Today his Pilgrim’s Progress is one of the most popular Christian books I loved it at first, I almost quit in the middle, and I loved the end. I can think of few situations where such a discussion would be profitable.

I can see how some may balk at the style of writing, but being of a similar intense style of thought I found no qualms with it. This book provides incredible insight into how the devil can work our own minds against us and how God’s grace continually prevails.

This book accounts the life of John Bunyan. Sep 03, Brian rated it it was ok. May 01, Helen Fisher rated it it was amazing. Return to Book Page. An amazingly insightful look into the life a a true saint.

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God used various people and incidents in his life to gradually bring him to true faith and repentance, but not without a long struggle with guilt, doubt, and assurance of salvation. Open Preview See a Problem?

You didn’t have to do that to yourself.