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Aug 03, Mark added it. Steven Escalera was solid, steady, and unannoying, for which Thd am grateful. I’m not sure i This book came highly recommended; often in ‘top ten’ and ‘must read’ lists by theology minded writers and friends. When I would do good, evil is present with me.

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I had difficulty with the language and style. Read it in Czech. His descriptions of being glibly theological are actually bhnyan good and really vivid.

Charles Williams says somewhere that Protestants tend to not know how to imagine faith simply, slowly, almost comfortable growing. Piper Poor Brother John!

Bunyan refused to cease from preaching the gospel. This comes to what I think the real flaw of the book is: 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. Aug 24, Brian Eshleman rated it really liked it.


Paperback88 pages. Thank you Jesus, for working your grace through the man John Bunyan. I found it an agony of someone else’s private introspections. His own thoughts, he admits, make him seek Christ’s grace for his own purposes.

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If Bunyan had had a Newton, the latter’s cheerful reasoning might have brought him out of the slough sooner. Are you discouraged in your walk with the Lord To view it, click here.

Bnuyan moment he interrupts a bunch of women and gets convicted is an amazing moment of self-discovery that captures so much of life. His relapses are so frequent that it feels like a cartoon. And if Newton had had a Bunyan, he’d have needed to see a podiatrist. Always a bonus to have one reader throughout a whole book. 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.

Perhaps we should pray that they did.


He remarks, “I concluded, a little grace, a little love, a little of the true fear of God, is better than all the gifts…Let all men cuief prize a little with the fear of the Lord gifts indeed are desirablebut yet great grace and small gifts are better than great gifts and no grace.

He was also clearly insufficiently attuned to the concerns of his accusers: The author of Pilgrims Progress invites us into his own heart – his very disturbing struggle of faith – for many years bunyab had symptoms of what we today would call OCD – Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder – thoughts that almost drove him mad.

I prefer the last sections of the book as it is more to the point and thrilling. Really good read, very encouraging! What if there is no reward for serving God? Quotes from Grace Abounding t For that he found himself in prison for many years. What if I’m made miserable here and then there’s no reward in heaven? The fear of selling Jesus as Esau did is present.