Category Archives: John Bunyan

Quotes from the three volume “Works of John Bunyan.”

Fear not the lions…

Fear not the lions, for they are chained, and are placed there for trial of faith where it is, and for discovery of those who have none. Keep in the midst of the path, and no hurt shall come unto … Continue reading

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And I saw it no more…

So I saw in my dream, that just as Christian came up with the cross, his burden loosed from off his shoulders, and fell from off his back, and began to tumble, and so continued to do, till it came … Continue reading

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Fenced in by Salvation…

Now I saw in my dream that the highway up which Christian was to go, was fenced on either side with a wall, and that wall was called Salvation. Bunyan, Pilgrim’s Progress, Works v. 3, p. 102

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Prayer is…

Prayer is a sincere, sensible, affectionate pouring out of the heart to God through Christ, in the strength and assistance of the Holy Spirit for such things as God has promised, or that are according to God’s Word for the … Continue reading

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Foot for foot…

Do not be afraid when you see the swelling river of death. You may wade after Christ, and the current however strong, cannot carry you down. The Son of God, His death and resurrection, are stepping stones to stay you. … Continue reading

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Bunyan on preaching…

“Words easy to be understood do often hit the mark, when high and learned ones do only pierce the air. He also that speaks to the weakest may make the learned understand him; when he that striveth to be high, … Continue reading

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Highest and most noble…

“The poor Chrsitian hath something to answer them that reproach him for his ignoble pedigree, and shortness of the glory of the wisdom of this world. True may that man say that I am taken out of the dunghill. I … Continue reading

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