Intercession of Christ ,The
With characteristic zeal and insight, Bunyan examines the nature of Jesus' intercessory work, whom it should affect, and the benefits it imparts to the Christian believer. He also considers what impact backsliding and persistent sinning have on Christ's intervention with...
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With characteristic zeal and insight, Bunyan examines the nature of Jesus' intercessory work, whom it should affect, and the benefits it imparts to the Christian believer. He also considers what impact backsliding and persistent sinning have on Christ's intervention with the Father. 160 pages, from CFP.
John Bunyan has been called the most influential of the Puritans but whilst it is true to say that his books have sold more than any other writer of his era, at the time he wrote them he was a largely unknown itinerant preacher/tinker. Pilgrim's Progress was only published after John Owen gave his recommendation to the printer! Bunyan has a brilliant ability to tell a story with deep theological roots in which you recognise yourself. His allegories convey Christian truth to those without a theological background in a way, perhaps, only matched by C.S. Lewis in a later era.^^
'We were nearly there when some figures blocked our way. I went cold all over. This was no chance encounter. They had planned this and waited for us. This was it.''Move out of the way Blackie' the skinhead said. 'We got business with your friend.' Star Smith has enough problems in life trying to keep her wacky family a secret. Then a black girl arrives on the scene.... With the racist attitudes of kids in her area Star knows that if she befriends Ebony she could lose more than her reputation.
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. 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 Pilgrims Progress.
After his release, he became the pastor of a church in Bedord, England and continued to write and publish stirring works that have endured through time. Among these classics are The Holy War; Bunyan's Visions of Heaven and Hell and Journey to Hell: The Life and Death of Mr. Badman.