DEATH AND GLORY; The Life and Literature of John Bunyan (13)

While revelling in the beauties of the Country of Beulah, Christian and Hopeful were warned that they had two more difficulties to face before they would enter the Celestial City.  What were these two difficulties?  One writer has commented that they were “death without and unbelief within.” 

GIANT DESPAIR & DOUBTING CASTLE; John Bunyan’s Life and Literature (8)

Leaving the path will always led us into despair and doubting.  One simple step of disobedience can have catastrophic consequences

VANITY FAIR; The Courage of Faithful – John Bunyan’s Life and Literature (7)

THE LIFE AND LITERAURE OF JOHN BUNYAN  Part 7 The Pilgrim’s Progress from this World to that Which is to Come; Faithful and Vanity Fair  After passing through the dark and dangerous Valley of the Shadow of Death, Christian overtakes Faithful, also a former citizen of the City of Destruction.  This lesson is a characterContinue reading “VANITY FAIR; The Courage of Faithful – John Bunyan’s Life and Literature (7)”

DIFFICULT HILLS AND BEAUTIFUL PALACES; The Life and Literature of John Bunyan Part 5

God’s will often leads us into places that the flesh finds to be most unpleasant.  When called to stand alone for truth, to face opposition and criticism – the way is not easy.  Yet this is the way that the Saviour himself took, our great inspiration