Grace Abounding to the Chief of Sinners has ratings and reviews. Stuart said: If you pick up and read this book, one of two things will happen. John Bunyan, Grace Abounding to the Chief of Sinners: A Brief Relation of the Exceeding Mercy of God in Christ to His Poor Servant [John Bunyan] on. John Bunyan – Grace Abounding to the Chief of Sinners [John Bunyan] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. In an age when religious.

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No trivia or quizzes yet. On the other, I would not want this published in a set with practical Puritan works, because it may make some thing that something along these lines is necessary or even a natural or normal part of getting saved. I can sympathize, being prone to the same sort of overthinking and navel-gazing, myself, but I confess that I laughed at him a few times.

So many common struggles can be seen. Aug 03, Mark added sinbers. I loved it at first, I almost quit in the middle, and I loved the end. 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 His wife and children including one blind daughter were left alone for well over a decade.

Sep 03, Brian rated it it was ok. One of the best books I’ve ever read. 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

Want to Read saving…. The one need not alarm, and the other can hardly help, any sane person. This book accounts the life of John Bunyan. 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. John Bunyan was a non-conformist English pastor who lived from His pre-conversation story, although interesting, is so detailed and repetitive, I got bored!

Jul 27, Daniel Alvers rated it really liked it. Sorry ’bout that, friends! 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. And instantly they stand together in an immense solitude. I thought I was the only one. Nov 16, Scott Marquis rated it really liked it. There’s a lot in common and there’s a lot that’s different.

Grace Abounding to the Chief of Sinners by John Bunyan

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. Quotes from Grace Abounding t Lists with This Book. Many people who have deeply emotional experiences like Bunyan do in fact think that this has earned their salvation. Following his testimony of his conversion, Bunyan gives an account of how he came to be a minister.

Even he called his thoughts foolish at one point, though I don’t know as he ever learned to laugh at them. I think he was right to see that he was a poorly educated infidel at first and tto to around section 49, he was just trying to “be good” rather than receiving grace.


Th prefer the last sections of the book as it is more to the point and thrilling. I found it an agony of someone else’s private introspections. All glory be to Christ!

Grace Abounding to the Chief of Sinners by John Bunyan

What if God doesn’t really care what happens to me? If Bunyan had had a Newton, the latter’s cheerful reasoning might have brought him out of the slough sooner. To bring comfort to those who experience tumultuous fears in this world. This is an autobiography of the conversion, life, and ministry of John Bunyan.

Really good read, very encouraging! I can think of few situations where such a discussion would be profitable.

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Biography 6 Grace Abounding. People do not write or talk like this today. I had difficulty with the language and style. The way he got into trouble and the way he got out of trouble were both irrational.

He needed to aboundimg to laugh at himself. I would like to go back and re-read at a slower pace. Always a bonus to have one reader throughout a whole book. This book came highly recommended; often in ‘top ten’ and ‘must read’ lists by theology minded writers and friends. Return to Book Page.