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All articles & reviews tagged with john-bunyan

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August 2020
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A Tailor, a Tinker, and a Cobbler

As a leap year, February in 2020 had 29 days. So did 1640, and on 29 February 1640, in the remote Buckinghamshire parish of Stoke Hammond, Benjamin Keach was born to John and Joyce Keach. He became a prominent preacher in London after 1668. He was the most prolific writer among the Particular Baptists…

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October 2018
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The Fear of God

In days when any true understanding of the fear of God is in short supply, this challenging book calls us to wonder again at the character and glory of God and rebukes our careless and sloppy attitudes to his holiness and mercy. The Fear of God is the title of the fifth of John…

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April 2018
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A Pilgrim Path: John Bunyan’s Journey

John Bunyan is no stranger to Christians and his book Pilgrim’s progress, written in 1678, is well-known and well loved by those of Christian faith and those with none. Neither is Bunyan a stranger to Faith Cook, whose 2008 book Fearless pilgrim: the life and times of John Bunyan is an in-depth, well researched…

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John Bunyan on prayer

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April 2010
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John Bunyan on prayer

John Bunyan on prayer   Ian McNaughton   When it comes to prayer, three 'giants' stand out among the third generation English Puritans, namely John Owen, Richard Baxter and John Bunyan. They all wrote works on prayer.1 John Bunyan's, however, is the most accessible.2   John Bunyan (1628-1688)3 has become the most influential of…

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John Bunyan valiant for truth

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December 2008
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John Bunyan valiant for truth

John Bunyan valiant for truth   Who would true valour see, let him come hither, one here will constant be, come wind, come weather.   The words are familiar to many as a hymn once sung at school assemblies. We may also recall further lines about 'hobgoblins' and 'foul fiends' that sent a shiver…

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March 1999
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The end of the journey

The sky was dark and threatening as John Bunyan mounted his horse that August morning in 1688. It had been an errand of compassion that had brought him to Reading — a long detour in his journey from Bedford to London. But now, grateful to God that he had managed to effect the reconciliation…

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October 1997
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Of whom the world was not worthy …… Elizabeth Bunyan

When John Bunyan asked Elizabeth to marry him he was inviting her to share not only his life but also his sufferings. A heavy burden would rest on Elizabeth’s young shoulders. First there was the care of John’s four motherless children. Mary Bunyan had died the previous year leaving behind a frail blind child…

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