Wherever you pricked Titus Coan, He “Bled Bible.”

As I did my research and wrote about Titus Coan, I kept coming across Bible verse after verse in his journals, letters, and other writings. Most of the time I recognized them. But some times I checked what might be a verse, a paraphrase or an allusion to a verse. And there it was! Often, the verses I did not recognize were from the last part of the first part of the Bible–the Old Testament–in a section called “The Minor Prophets” (minor only because of the shorter length of the books). Many verses I had read over the years but they did not stick–but they did with Titus! You could say about him as people did about John Bunyan (the author of “The Pilgrim’s Progress,” that he “bled Bible”!