Grace Abounding to the Chief of Sinners
John Bunyan’s personal and honest biography. He shares his immense struggles with sin, doubt, and of eventually overcoming. You’ll also get a glimpse behind the scenes of Bunyan’s very effective ministry.
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Come and hear, all ye that fear God, and I will declare what he has done unto my soul. (Psalm 66:16)
This is a short and honest account of how God demonstrated His exceeding great mercy to His unworthy servant, John Bunyan.
This story specifically tells how Bunyan was converted. John Bunyan was a companion of sin and was troubled by sin. He fought temptation and sin in his own strength and lost, and in despair he gave up hope of ever finding God’s mercy; but the Lord Jesus Christ at last delivered him from the guilt and terror that so often and so viciously troubled him.
In addition to this, a short account of Bunyan’s call to the work of the ministry is told, along with the trials and trouble he encountered – including some of the difficulties he faced while in prison.
This is all taken from his writings and is now published for the encouragement and support of others who are weak and tempted and need strength and hope and victory in Jesus.
About the Author
John Bunyan was born in November 1628, in Elstow, England. A celebrated English minister and preacher, he wrote The Pilgrim’s Progress (1678), the book that was the most characteristic expression of the Puritan religious outlook. His other works include doctrinal and controversial writings; a spiritual autobiography, Grace Abounding (1666); and the allegory, The Holy War (1682).
This is one of the best books about conversion. Not only was Bunyan a godly man after conversion, but this books shows the change made in him from darkness to light. Not only that, but Bunyan’s conversion experience is much different than the “repeat this prayer and go to heaven” version that is common today. John Bunyan wrestled with God until God changed him and gave him peace.
This book should be read by all people, both saved and unsaved. Christians would do well to read more books of substance and that lead us to focus on the things of eternity.