63 John Bunyan Quotes

  • "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."

    - John Bunyan
    Topics: Pride


  • "If we have not quiet in our minds, outward comfort will do no more for us than a glass slipper on a gouty foot."

    - John Bunyan
    Topics: Contentment, Comfort


  • "Here is the life of prayer, when in or with the Spirit, a man being made sensible of sin, and how to come to the Lord for mercy; he comes, I say, in the strength of the Spirit, and crieth Father. That one word spoken in faith is better than a thousand prayers, as men call them, written and read, in a formal, cold, lukewarm way."

    - John Bunyan
    Topics: Faith, Mercy


  • "Afflictions make the heart more deep, more experimental, more knowing and profound, and so, more able to hold, to contain, and beat more."

    - John Bunyan
    Topics: Affliction


  • "The best prayers have often more groans than words."

    - John Bunyan
    Topics: Prayer


  • "Prayer is a sincere, sensible, affectionate pouring out of the soul to God, through Christ, in the strength and assistance of the Spirit, for such things as God has promised."

    - John Bunyan
    Topics: Prayer, Holy Spirit


  • "To go back is nothing but death: to go forward is fear of death, and life everlasting beyond it. I will yet go forward.""

    - John Bunyan
    Topics: Death


  • "He who runs from God in the morning will scarcely find Him the rest of the day."

    - John Bunyan
    Topics: Apathy


  • "When thou prayest, rather let thy heart be without words, than thy words without a heart."

    - John Bunyan
    Topics: Prayer


  • "Temptations, when we meet them at first, are as the lion that roared upon Samson; but if we overcome them, the next time we see them we shall find a nest of honey within them."

    - John Bunyan
    Topics: Temptation, Overcoming


  • "Faith receiveth the promise, embraceth it, and comforteth the soul unspeakably with it. Faith is so great an artist in arguing and reasoning with the soul, that it will bring over the hardest heart that it hath to deal with. It will bring to my remembrance at once, both my vileness against God, and his goodness towards me; it will show me, that though I deserve not to breathe in the air, yet that God will have me an heir of glory."

    - John Bunyan
    Topics: Faith, Comfort


  • "Christian, let God's distinguishing love to you be a motive to you to fear Him greatly. He has put His fear in your heart, and may not have given that blessing to your neighbor, perhaps not to your husband, your wife, your child, or your parent. Oh, what an obligation should this thought lay upon your heart to greatly fear the Lord! Remember also that this fear of the Lord is His treasure, a choice jewel, given only to favorites, and to those who are greatly beloved."

    - John Bunyan
    Topics: Blessings


  • "No child of God sins to that degree as to make himself incapable of forgiveness."

    - John Bunyan
    Topics: Forgiveness


  • "It is not the mouth that is the main thing to be looked at in prayer, but whether the heart is so full of affection and earnestness in prayer with God, that it is impossible to express their sense and desire; for then a man desires indeed, when his desires are so strong, many, and mighty, that all the words, tears, and groans that can come from the heart, cannot utter them."

    - John Bunyan
    Topics: Prayer, The Heart


  • "Take heed of little sins."

    - John Bunyan
    Topics: Sin



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