The life and death of Mr. Badman

Paperback | October 12, 2012

byJohn Bunyan

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1808 edition. Excerpt: ...God, " The wicked borrow deal with eth, and payeth not again;" their con-yea, worse, he borrows sciences. though at the very same time he knows that he cannot pay again. He doth also craftily take away what is his neighbours. That istherefore the first thing that I would propound to such, let him not run any farther into his creditors debt. Secondly, After this, let him consider how and by what means he was brought into such a condition that he could not pay his just debts; to wit whether it was by his own re missness in his calling, by living too high in diet or apparel, by lending too lavishly that which was none of his own, to his loss; or whether by the immediate hand and judgment of God. If by searching he finds that this is come upon him through remissness in his calling, extravagancies in his family, or the like, let him labour for a sense of his sin and wickedness, for he has sinned against the Lord; first, in his being slothful in business, and in not providing, to wit, of his own, by the sweat of his brows, or other honest ways, for those of his own house. And, secondly, in being lavishing in diet and apparel in the family, or in lending to others that which was none of his own. This cannot be done with good conscience; it is both against reason and na-i ture, and therefore must be a sin against God. I say therefore, if thus this debtor hath done, if ever he would live quietly in conscience, and comfortably in his condition for the future, let him humble himself before God, and. repent of this his wickedness; for "he that is slothful in his work, is brother to him that is a great waster." To be slothful and a waster too, is to b? as it were a double sinner. But again, as this man should inquire into these things, so he...

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1808 edition. Excerpt: ...God, " The wicked borrow deal with eth, and payeth not again;" their con-yea, worse, he borrows sciences. thoug...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:56 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.12 inPublished:October 12, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0217941532

ISBN - 13:9780217941532

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