How his views of Christianity were reflected in his writings.
Bunyan’s Beginning Born 1628 in Elstow, Bedfordshire, England Father was a mender of pots and kettles, Bunyan was to follow in his footsteps but was more of a “Tinker” Mother passed away when he was sixteen Enlisted shortly after passing, fought for almost three years Married at age twenty Christian Conversion began
Bunyan was imprisoned for preaching without a license He remained in prison for 12 years where he wrote his first 15 books Prison for Preaching Pardoned by King Charles II Pastors Bedfordshire Church
Bunyan’s Most Famous Works “The Pilgrim’s Progress” “Grace abounding to the Chief of Sinners”
John Bunyan’s Work Some Gospel Truths opened The Holy City A Vindication of “Some Gospel The Resurrection of the Dead and Truths opened” Eternal Judgment A few Sighs from Hell Defense of the Doctrine of The Doctrine of the Law and justification by Faith Grace unfolded Confession of Faith Profitable Meditations, fitted to Difference of Judgment about man’s different Conditions. In Water Baptism no bar to nine particulars. Communion I will pray with the Spirit and Peaceable Principles and True with the Understanding also Light for them that sit in Christian Behaviour; being the Darkness Fruits of True Christianity Instruction for the Ignorant The Four Last Things Saved by Grace Ebal and Gerizim The Strait Gate Prison Meditations
John Bunyan’s Work continued A Treatise of the Fear of God Questions about the Nature and The Life and Death or Mr. Perpetuity of the Seventh-day Badman Sabbath The Holy War The Pharisee and the Publican The Barren Fig Tree A Book for Boys and Girls The Greatness of the Soul The Jerusalem Sinner saved A Case of Conscience resolved The Work of Jesus Christ as an Seasonable Counsel or Advice to Advocate Sufferers Discourse of the Building, A Holy Life the Beauty of Nature, Excellency, and Christianity Government of the House of God A Caution to stir up to Watch The Water of Life against Sin Solomon’s Temple spiritualized The second part of Pilgrim’s The Acceptable Sacrifice Progress Last Sermon
John Bunyan’s Work Continued An Exposition of the Ten The Saint’s Knowledge of first Chapters of Genesis Christ’s Love and part of the Eleventh Paul’s Departure and The House of the Forest Crown of Lebanon Israel’s Hope encouraged Antichrist and her Ruin The Desires of the The Heavenly Footman Righteous granted The Saint’s Privilege and The Relation of his Profit Imprisonment Christ a Complete The Pocket Concordance Saviour The Scriptural Poems
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