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John Bunyan
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Advice to Sufferers

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According to Wikipedia: "John Bunyan (28 November 1628 - 31 August 1688) was an English Christian writer and preacher, famous for writing The Pilgrim's Progress. Though he was a Reformed Baptist, in the Church of England, he is remembered with a Lesser Festival on 30 August."
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Published June 1st 1976 by Reiner Pubns (first published July 7th 1801)
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Having read as much of Bunyan that I could, including The Pilgrim’s Progress several times, I have to rate this lesser known treatise at least second to the great classic. The editor of the reprinted edition writes, “This valuable treatise was first published in a pocket volume in 1684, and has only been reprinted in Whitfield’s edition of Bunyan’s works, 2 vols. Folio, 1767.” Bunyan was especially qualified to write on suffering, spending almos
This is an in-depth study on the 17th century view of persecution. It gives you a sense of the spirituality that brought oppressed believers through the fire. There is no elongated wrangling over the causes of pain and suffering. Rather, it is embraced as normative for the journey.

The wording is challenging for the modern reader and the arguments are structured according to the lines of reasoning prevalent to that era. It requires some work but is worth the effort. In our modern era of personal
Heather Cromer
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Gives the answer to so many types of suffering. I love the discourse of God not just as King and Father but as Creator. The language is a little difficult, but worth the effort.
Grace Kelly
Read half way through then it became very repetitive and not understandable
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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.
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“affliction is better than sin, and if God sends the one to cleanse us from the other, let us thank him, and be also content to pay the messenger.” 3 likes
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