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His relapses are so frequent that it feels like a cartoon.
Refresh and try again. Aug 24, Brian Eshleman rated it really liked it.
Great sins do draw out great grace; and where guilt is most terrible and fierce, there the mercy sinnerw God in Christ, when showed to the soul, appears most high and mighty What if I’m made miserable here and then there’s no reward in heaven?
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This book challenged me to take my life and sin very seriously. As he experienced the peace and comfort of Christ within himself, he preached the person, grace and benefits of Christ.
If you pick up and read this book, one of two things will happen. And instantly they stand together in an immense solitude.
I’m not sure i This book came highly recommended; often in ‘top ten’ and ‘must read’ lists by theology minded writers and friends. I was so blessed by it and it was so helpful to read it during my difficult time of life. Piper Poor Brother John! To bring comfort to those who experience tumultuous fears in this world. This was a very refreshing reminder that all believers have a battle that must be waged between the spirit and the flesh, and helped me to see that others struggle with doubt, fear, loneliness, and unbelief.
Grace Abounding to the Chief of Sinners
I think he might have benefitted from a good shaking and a gruff exhortation to get over himself, look to Jesus, and go do something practical. Grace Abounding to the Chief of Sinners is one of the great classic autobiographies, part of the Christian tradition of testimony from The Confessions of St.
The last sections were excellent! Charles Williams says somewhere that Protestants tend to not know how to imagine faith simply, slowly, almost comfortable growing. However, 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.
Grace Abounding to the Chief of Sinners by John Bunyan
John Bunyan was a non-conformist English pastor who lived from 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. This book came highly recommended; often in ‘top ten’ and ‘must read’ lists by theology minded writers and friends.
Aug 03, Mark added it. The one need not alarm, and the other can hardly help, any sane person. Perhaps we should pray that they did. Bunyan’s insanity was such that he devoured Scripture and not only would verses pop into his head saying “take me, take me!
Bunyan mentally wrestles with the balance of the punishment we humans deserve and the grace God gives His elect. I want to read more on this. I only give it three stars because of the author and historical value, but despite the smattering of quotable lines, and the insight into the back story of Christian, it was a dry groan of a read I am glad to have finished.
Published February 1st by Echo Library first published I can think of few situations where such a discussion would be profitable. Mar 19, Donald Owens II rated it liked it. A untrained brilliant man in regards to the doctrines of God. Books by John Bunyan.
Always a bonus to have one reader throughout a whole book. I loved it at first, I almost quit in the middle, and I loved the end. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account.
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This review has been hidden because it contains spoilers. 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. I was surprised reading this account of the sonners of his inner turmoil.
His descriptions of being glibly theological are actually really good and really vivid. He wrote The Pilgrim’s Progress, arguably the most famous published Christian allegory.