John Bunyan, a Christian writer and preacher, was born at Harrowden (one mile south-east of Bedford), in the Parish of Elstow, England. He wrote The Pilgrim's Progress, arguably the most famous published Christian allegory. In the Church of England he is remembered with a Lesser Festival on 30 August.
Let this list of 14 quotations by the English clergyman John Bunyan lead you to an inspirational day. Recharge yourself with motivational words, heart, generosity sayings, and satisfy your hunger for a better life.
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We've made this hand-picked collection of quotes to show you what is John Bunyan truly willing to say and leave for generations. Whether an inspirational quote or a motivational message about giving your best, we can all benefit from the wisdom, captured within these words.
I preach deliverance to others, I tell them there is freedom, while I hear my own chains clang.
It could be a sign of pride in your life if a word of reproof or admonition is not able to be received with the same grace, whether it be given by the poorest of saints or the most educated person.
Temptation provokes me to look upward to God.
A tender heart is a wakeful, watchful heart.
It watches against sin in the soul, sin in the family, sin in the calling, sin in spiritual duties and performances.
If you are not a praying person, you are not a Christian.
The reason why the Christians in this day are at such a loss as to some things is that they are contented with what comes from man's mouth, without searching and kneeling before God to know of Him the truth of things.
It is easier going out of the way when we are in, than going in when we are out.
In all your prayers forget not to thank the Lord for his mercies.
I could not be satisfied unless some fruits did appear in my work.
I was never out of my Bible.
Hanging is too good for him said Mr. Cruelty.
I am content with what I have, little be it, or much.
His love is what makes us live, love, sing, and praise forever.
If we have not quiet in our minds, outward comfort will do no more for us than a golden slipper on a gouty foot.
Be of good cheer, Jesus Christ maketh thee whole.
Fullness to such a burden is
That go on pilgrimage;
Here little, and hereafter bliss,
Is best from age to age.
A saint abroad, and a devil at home.
Run when I can, walk when I cannot run, and creep when I cannot walk.
Therefore, I bind these lies and slanderous accusations to my person as an ornament; it belongs to my Christian profession to be vilified, slandered, reproached and reviled, and since all this is nothing but that, as God and my conscience testify, I rejoice in being reproached for Christ's sake.
There is no way to kill a man's righteousness but by his own consent.
Though the world disregard the society of God's children now, yet there is a time coming in which they would be glad to have the least company with them.
Love is the beauty and the strength of all societies and the great pleasure of our lives on earth.