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  • Publisher: Christian Focus
  • Publication Date: July 2012
  • ISBN: FBUNYAJOHEAVENLYFOOTMANHOWTO9781845506506

The Heavenly Footman: How to Get to Heaven

Bunyan, John

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Throughout Bunyan's great allegories his prime concern was that people would be able to discern the way to heaven. The 'Footman' is an athlete dogged in the pursuit of 'winning' the race.

Bunyan wants us to be able run the race of the Christian life and finish the course so that we might all meet in Heaven. As he states in this book:- 'Farewell, I wish our souls may meet with comfort at the journey's end.'

Based on the text 'so run that ye may obtain' (1 Cor 9:24), Bunyan's terse and racy style gives us vital guidance on how to complete the journey. This is regarded as one of the classic texts to have come from the Puritan era on Christian living. Bunyan is well known for his perceptiveness in describing human motivation and thought processes with discernment as he gives us the 'description of the man who gets to heaven.'

Includes an Introduction by J. I. Packer

Read a PDF of The Heavenly Footman. (The Chapel Library)

 

About the Author

John Bunyan (1628-1688) was born the son of a metalworker near Bedford, England. He went on to become a famous preacher and writer and during his life penned over 2 million words, his most famous work being The Pilgrim’s Progress.

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Throughout Bunyan's great allegories his prime concern was that people would be able to discern the way to heaven. The 'Footman' is an athlete dogged in the pursuit of 'winning' the race.

Bunyan wants us to be able run the race of the Christian life and finish the course so that we might all meet in Heaven. As he states in this book:- 'Farewell, I wish our souls may meet with comfort at the journey's end.'

Based on the text 'so run that ye may obtain' (1 Cor 9:24), Bunyan's terse and racy style gives us vital guidance on how to complete the journey. This is regarded as one of the classic texts to have come from the Puritan era on Christian living. Bunyan is well known for his perceptiveness in describing human motivation and thought processes with discernment as he gives us the 'description of the man who gets to heaven.'

Includes an Introduction by J. I. Packer

Read a PDF of The Heavenly Footman. (The Chapel Library)

 

About the Author

John Bunyan (1628-1688) was born the son of a metalworker near Bedford, England. He went on to become a famous preacher and writer and during his life penned over 2 million words, his most famous work being The Pilgrim’s Progress.

  • Cover Type:
  • 80 Pages
  • Publisher: Christian Focus
  • Publication Date: July 2012
  • ISBN: FBUNYAJOHEAVENLYFOOTMANHOWTO9781845506506