Item description for Visions of Heaven and Hell by John Bunyan...
When the wicked have traveled a course of sin, and discover they have reason to fear the God; s judgement and wrath for their sins, they begin to wish there is no God to punish them, then by degrees they persuade themselves there is no God, and then they set themselves to study the arguments to support their opinion. This excellent book by John Bunyan covers the subject matter of the existence of heaven and hell as well as studies and dispells the arguments presented by sinners who argue there is no heaven and hell. Most do not know that Bunyan wrote some 60 books, and poetry too. And also almost a well-kept secret is that his doctrine was so biblically laced that many good men would call him too severe. He believed in, and taught, ALL the doctrines of grace, including double-predestination, or reprobation. Why then is he not smeared with the name of hyper-Calvinist like Goodwin, Gill, and others? I guess the same people ought to call Luther a hyper-Lutheran, for he believed and taught it, too. Why begin a review of Bunyan's writings with such a view of his doctrine? It is to show that a Pilgrim's Progress can come only from someone who believes and teaches ALL the counsel of God, without flinching, yea, with loving-kindness. Illegally, He sat in a jail cell over a river for 12 years with his Bible, Galatians by Luther, and another book or two. He had the choice of feeling miserable and murmuring, or of filling his time, thoughts, and energies with studying that Bible, and seeking a way to be of help to his more comfortable, but less dedicated, brothers and sisters. Listen, dear saints, you can't do any better than reading Bunyan. Like Gurnall, he covers everything here and there, andwith a sweetness that can come only from God. What a shame that his large heart should be encased in such small print. But, like digging gold, it is worth the time and trouble to dig spiritual gold. Bunyan (1628-1688) rose from an humble beginning to being a preacher to a little house church, to 12 years in jail because he would not agree to quit preaching, to a huge church in London. He wrote 66 books, nearly all while in jail.
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Format: Large Print
Studio: Sovereign Grace Publishers, Inc.
Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 9" Width: 6" Height: 0.19" Weight: 0.28 lbs.
Release Date Feb 1, 2007
Publisher Sovereign Grace Publishers Inc.
ISBN 1589603656 ISBN13 9781589603653
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More About John Bunyan
John Bunyan (1628 1688) was born in Elstow, England,
and his life was spared twice in his early years, something he
believed God had done for a special purpose.
John Bunyan was an English Christian writer and preacher who is best known for his allegorical novel The Pilgrim' s Progress, published in 1678. Bunyan' s faith was profoundly influenced by two books owned by his wife: Arthur Dent's Plain Man's Pathway to Heaven and Lewis Bayly's Practice of Piety, and he turned to preaching following the death of his guide and mentor, John Gifford.
In November 1660, when Bunyan arrived to preach in the little town of
Lower Samsell, he was informed that a warrant had been issued for his arrest. Unwilling to denounce his Christian faith and his calling to the ministry, he was imprisoned for twelve years. Among the many writings he published during his imprisonment are The Holy City, Grace Abounding to the Chief of Sinners, and the most famous, The Pilgrim's Progress.
After his release, he continued to write and publish stirring works that have endured through time. Among these classics are The Holy War, Visions of Heaven and Hell, and Journey to Hell: The Life and Death of Mr. Badman.
SPANISH BIO: John Bunyan nacio en Inglaterra en el 1628. Fue preparado para seguir los pasos de su padre cuando exploto la guerra civil en 1644. Al comienzo del 1648, Bunyan experimento una crisis de fe que duro por muchos anos. Por eso se unio a una iglesia en Bedford, pero pronto fue arrestado ya que sus escritos iban en contra de ciertos grupos de interes. En prision paso doce anos. En aquellos anos escribio su autobiografia Gracia abundante en donde relata su travesia personal. El progreso del pelegrino, su obra mas famosa, llego a ser un clasico literario. Bunyan fallecio el 31 de agosto de 1688.
John Bunyan lived in Bedford. John Bunyan was born in 1628 and died in 1688.
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Interesting but not by John Bunyan Jul 23, 2005
This work was written by George Larkin and published in 1711 with the title "The World to Come; The Glories of Heaven and the Terrors of Hell." It was later published as "The Visions of John Bunyan" and in the 19th century included in some collected works of Bunyan under the title of "The World to Come; The Glories of Heaven and the Terrors of Hell." However, it has long been known to have been written by Larkin more than 20 years after Bunyan died.
Eye opening and thought provoking! May 14, 1999
This book was recommended to me by a friend and he made it sound like a must read piece of work. Well, it was all that he said and more! Visions of Heaven and Hell causes those who believe in life after death to think about the consequences we will endure for our actions and reactions to the experiences we have in our present lives and also how small we really are in realation to the universe around us. I would recommend this book to anyone who thinks that their life is perfect and totally fulfilled, having any and every materialist thing they ever desired. Believe me, after reading this book, you will find that the most important thing one can and should desire is an intimate relationship with God.