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    John Owen & John Bunyan

    John Owen once went to hear John Bunyan preach. Charles II, hearing of it, asked the doctor why someone as thoroughly educated as he would want to hear a mere tinker preach. Owen replied, "May it please your Majesty, if I could possess the tinker's abilities to grip men's hearts, I would gladly give in exchange all my learning."

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    I recently was able to get Banner's 3 volume set of Bunyan. Incredible reading and I can easily see how Dr Owen knew Bunyan's preaching being able to grip men's hearts. Highly recommended!

    I love this testimony. Would you happen to know where I could read about this? In other words, did you get this from a certain book, biography, etc.?

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