Did Paul Actually Think of Himself as the “Chief” of Sinners?

“The saying is trustworthy and deserving of full acceptance, that Christ Jesus came into the world to save sinners, of whom I am chief” (1 Timothy 1:15). We have all heard it and perhaps we have even said it ourselves.  “I am the worst cook…”  “I am the worst organizer…”  “I am the worst preacher…”  […]

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The Best Book for a Wounded Conscience

John Bunyan, the author of Pilgrim’s Progress, the second most popular book in Christendom (second from the Bible) wrote the following in his spiritual autobiography, Grace Abounding to the Chief of Sinners: …Apart from the Holy Bible, I consider this commentary on Galatians by Martin Luther to be the best of all the books that I […]

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Biography of John Bunyan

John Bunyan had very little schooling. He followed his father in the tinker’s trade, and he served in the parliamentary army from1644 to 1647. Bunyan married in 1649 and lived in Elstow until 1655, when his wife died. He then moved to Bedford, and married again in 1659. John Bunyan was received into the Baptist […]

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