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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Bunyan mentally wrestles with the balance of the punishment we humans deserve and the grace God gives His elect. I also have experienced a lot of what Bunyan struggled with and I found this book to be a great help in realizing this sinnerss something everyone goes through jonh least once in their lives.

Lists with This Book. If you read this book you will know why he calls himself the chief of sinners and how God showed him mercy despite it! And yrace they stand together in an immense solitude.

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 didn’t realize that this was mostly in autobiographical formate, but it definitely makes this book better.

In John Bunyan, one finds a kindred spirit. No trivia or quizzes yet. Bunyan shares many of his intimate and unceasing struggles in his walk through justification and thw. Want to Read Currently Reading Read.

Bunyan first describes his pre-conversion lifestyle and attitude towards the church and Christianity. Read again in One wishes he had read Richard Hooker. His relapses are so frequent that it feels like a cartoon.

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. One of my favorite books of all time. 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.


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I think it will help people with OCD see that they are not alone sinneers their thoughts and sinnners. I came across this book because of an article about a doctor looking back at John’s writings and life believing that John Bunyan had OCD. You will get 15 pages in and decide its not for you, or you will carry on reading and find yourself amazed at the journey God brought this poor tinker through.

As he has been honest about that sad state, his joy when rescued by the love of God is palpable.

Grace Abounding to the Chief of Sinners

An sinnfrs insightful look into the life a a true saint. This was an eye opening book to me in many ways and I loved seeing the mind of Bunyan. There’s something to that and this gets at the heart of the issue.

What if there is no reward for serving God? People do not write or talk like this today.

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His descriptions of being glibly theological are actually really good and really vivid. Thank you Jesus, for working your grace through the man John Bunyan.

Really good read, very encouraging! To view it, click here. The moment he interrupts a bunch of women and gets convicted is an amazing moment of self-discovery that captures so much of life.


As he experienced the peace and comfort of Christ within himself, he preached the person, grace and benefits of Christ. We think that because we really meant our prayers, because we really confessed our sins, and because we really trusted in Jesus, we are saved and God is on our side.

Return to Book Page. It’s interesting that I was reading this and Blue Like Jazz which is, surprisingly, not nearly as emo as Grace Abounding at the same time, which, while separated by hundreds ainners years, talks about many of the same doubts and both authors end up at the conclusion that even if they can’t have abouunding, Jesus is so fair, so lovely, so compelling that it would be worth it to risk everything for and on him, and to say with Job, “Though he slay me, yet will I trust in him.

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 therefore 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. May 14, Douglas Wilson rated it really liked it Shelves: Very relieving and comforting to know fo there are people in time past that have gone through similar, if not, the same conflict of the soul as I have encounter in my spiritual life.

Perhaps we should pray that they did. In Grace Abounding, John Bunyan ? Read it in Czech. Sep 27, Vaughn rated it it winners amazing.