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I’m especially amused that he got worried he couldn’t get saved because of being an Israelite and how he realized that Muslims have just as good a claim to sincere belief as us.

I think one of my favorites was when he compared preaching from the pulpit bunysn one of his own sins to Samson taking himself down with the Philistines. Grace Abounding to the Chief of Sinners off one of the great classic autobiographies, part of the Christian tradition of testimony from The Confessions of St. The humility, pure heart, and godly desires of Bunyan are evident in many ways; consider his concluding remarks for example: If you pick up and read this book, one of two things will happen.

Then again, being loth and unwilling to perish, I began to compare my sin with others to see if I could find that any of those that were saved, had done as I had done. Thanks for telling us about the problem.


It’s nohn not for everyone but I think it is certainly for those that have an understanding of the ever present battle in a Christian’s life in wrestling with angst and fears. Oct 18, Ronnie Nichols rated it it was amazing. Also read in August of Bunyan shares many of his intimate and unceasing struggles in johj walk through justification and sanctification.

He was also clearly insufficiently attuned to the concerns of his accusers: I’m really glad I stuck around though, because Bunyan’s doubts and torments in prison are more in my line of things. What a blessing of a book. And instantly they stand together in an immense solitude. His story, if left up to him, should have concluded in Hell, but for the intervening and saving grace of God; a grace that also sustained him in the fiery furnace of Christian persecution: Anyway, although I sympathized with the author’s wrestling to understand the nature of salvation, it was pretty tedious at times to listen to his prolonged agonies of doubt, as I am sure it’s been tedious for others to listen to mine.

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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. A troubled man who doubted himself when he was preaching oc would probably have not been a fun bunyah, but definitely someone fun to talk to. 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.

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May 14, Douglas Wilson rated it really abkunding it Shelves: What if God doesn’t really care what happens to me? Really good read, very encouraging!

His own thoughts, he admits, make him seek Christ’s grace for his own purposes. Sep 03, Brian rated it it was ok.

This is morbid introspection on steroids on stilts, and is the most excruciating thing I have read recently, to say the least. Mar 04, Veronika rated it it fo amazing. We think that because we really meant our prayers, because we really confessed our sins, and because we really trusted in Jesus, we are abonuding and God is on our side.

In John Bunyan, one finds a kindred spirit. The book of man who was vexed by his sin to the degree that he found great hope in the gospel. How could somebody think that and be sane?

Grace Abounding to the Chief of Sinners

Not that Bunyan was born saved. This comes to what I think the real flaw of the book is: Be the first to ask gracce question about Grace Abounding to the Chief of Sinners. I suspect we would cheer to see it happen on screen, but I do have one complaint: One wishes he had read Richard Hooker.