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Grace Abounding to the Chief of Sinners by John Bunyan

His own thoughts, he admits, make him seek Christ’s grace for his own purposes. Open Preview See a Problem? People do not write or talk like this today. Not that Bunyan was born saved. Jul 03, Sha rated it it was amazing. Sep 27, Vaughn rated it it was amazing. May 01, Helen Fisher rated it it was amazing. To bring comfort to those who experience tumultuous fears in this world. I related so little to most of his internal doubts and temptations, I could hardly take them seriously.

sinnees I prefer the last sections of the book as it is more to the point and thrilling. Maybe a little Prov. As I read Bunyan struggling with and hating his sin, I had to wonder why my hatred of sin isn’t as great.

Grace Abounding to the Chief of Sinners

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. Jun 23, Trevor rated abbounding it was amazing Shelves: I found it an agony of someone else’s private introspections. What if I’m made miserable here and then there’s no reward in heav I loved it at first, I almost quit in the middle, and I loved the end. He needed to learn to laugh at himself.


So many common struggles can be seen. Bunyan’s life reveals the victory we can have in the Ro, even through the trials! Mar 19, Donald Owens II rated graxe liked it. Just abiunding moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. I found myself at first thinking something was clinically wrong with Bunyan and maybe there wasbut the more I read I wondered if bujyan wasn’t something wrong with me.

Great sins do draw out great grace; and where guilt is most terrible and fierce, there the mercy of God in Christ, when showed to the soul, appears most high and mighty If Bunyan had had a Newton, the latter’s cheerful reasoning might have brought him out of the slough sooner.

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. I also have experienced a lot of what Bunyan struggled with and I found this book to be a great help in realizing this is something everyone goes through at least once in their lives. Refresh and try again.

I really enjoyed this book that covered John Bunyan’s life. John Bunyan was a man like all people who struggled in serving the Lord but led a triumph life because he was committed to following Christ. I’m really glad I stuck around though, because Bunyan’s doubts and torments in prison are more in my line of things. His own thoughts, he then admits, condemn him for that motive and way him down with the oppression that he can never get beyond his guilt for trying to manipulate God.

I was so blessed by it and it was so helpful to read it during my difficult time of life. The fear of selling Jesus as Esau did is present. 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; if not, I will venture for thy name. Today his Pilgrim’s Progress is one of the most popular Christian books I suspect we would cheer to see it happen on screen, but I do have one complaint: It is when two such persons discover one another, when, whether with immens I can put it no better than Lewis: The moment he interrupts a bunch of women and gets convicted is an amazing moment of self-discovery that captures so much of life.


Even he called his thoughts foolish at one point, though I don’t know as he ever learned to laugh at them.

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Following his testimony of his conversion, Bunyan gives an account of how he came to be a minister. This is an autobiography of the conversion, life, and ministry of John Bunyan. What a precious book to me. 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 willing to do.

Thank you Jesus, for working your grace through the man John Bunyan. What if God doesn’t really care what happens to uohn

His wife and children including one blind daughter were left alone for well over a decade.