A F E W
A G O O D
warning word to sinners,
both old A N D young,
to take into consideration betimes,
and to seek,
B Y- F A I T H- I N -J E S U S- C H R I S T,
to avoid, lest they come into the same Place of Torment.
a brief discourse touching the profitableness
of the Scriptures for our instruction in the way of righteousness,
according to the tendency of the said parable.
By That Poor and Contemptible Servant of J E S U S- C H R I S T,
J O H N.B U N Y A N.
L O N D O N,
Printed by Ralph Wood, for M. Wright,
at the King's Head in the Old Bailey, 1658.
John Bunyan wrote this two years before being placed in
Bedford Prison. This is the third book he wrote.
Note: There were nine editions of this book published during the Author's life; all those subsequent to the first have the following title:— 'Sighs from Hell, or the Groans of a Damned Soul; discovering from the 16th of Luke the lamentable state of the damned: and may fitly serve as a warning word to sinners, both old and young, by faith in Jesus Christ, to avoid the same place of torment. With a discovery of the usefulness of the Scriptures as our safe- conduct for avoiding the torments of hell. By John Bunyan. London: Printed for F. Smith, at the Elephant and Castle, without Temple-bar. At 1s bound.'