J O H N -
B U N Y A N' s
By J O H N.B U N Y A N.
Published in Offor's 1861 edition of "Bunyan's Works."
OF REPENTANCE AND COMING TO CHRIST.
- The end of affliction is the discovery of sin, and of that to
bring us to a Saviour. Let us therefore. with the prodigal, return unto him, and
we shall find ease and rest.
- A repenting penitent, though formerly as bad as the worst of men,
may, by grace, become as good as the best.
- To be truly sensible of sin is to sorrow for displeasing of God;
to be afflicted that he is displeased by us more than that he is displeased with
- Your intentions to repentance, and the neglect of that soul-saving
duty, will rise up in judgment against you.
- Repentance carries with it a divine rhetoric, and persuades Christ
to forgive multitudes of sins committed against him.
- Say not with thyself, Tomorrow I will repent; for it is thy duty
to do it daily.
- The gospel of grace and salvation is above all doctrines the most
dangerous, if it be received in word only by graceless men--if it be not attended
with a sensible need of a Saviour, and bring them to him. For such men as have only
the notion of it, are of all men most miserable--for by reason of their knowing more
than heathens, this only shall be their final portion, that they shall have greater
- OF SIN.
- OF AFFLICTION.
- OF REPENTANCE AND COMING TO CHRIST.
- OF PRAYER.
- OF THE LORD'S DAY, SERMONS, AND WEEK DAYS.
- OF SUFFERING.
- OF THE LOVE OF THE WORLD.
- OF DEATH AND JUDGMENT.
- OF THE JOYS OF HEAVEN.
- OF THE TORMENTS OF HELL.