Now I saw in my dream, that by this time the Pilgrims were got over the Enchanted Ground, and entering into the country of Beulah, whose air was very sweet and pleasant, the way lying directly through it, they solaced themselves there for a season.
On leaving the fellowship and the peace of the Palace Beautiful, the pilgrim’s path now led Christian down a steep slope into a landscape dominated by two difficult and treacherous places named The Valley of Humiliation and The Valley of the Shadow of Death.
THE REMAINING BURDEN For some readers it seems surprising that after passing through the Wicket Gate, with the assistance of Good-Will, Christian’s burden remains. We should not necessarily assume, however, that assurance is a blessing that every converted soul instantly receives. Some struggle with the burden of assurance longing to be free of their horribleContinue reading “THE HOUSE OF THE INTERPRETER; The Life and Literature of John Bunyan Part 3”
GRACE ABUNDANT TO THE CHIEF OF SINNERS Seventeenth Century, English Baptist Preacher, John Bunyan, made his mark on history chiefly because of his book commonly called, “Pilgrim’s Progress”. Despite receiving no formal education John Bunyan was a most prodigious author with his personal testimony, “Grace Abounding to the Chief of Sinners” and “The Holy War”Continue reading “GRACE ABUNDANT TO THE CHIEF OF SINNERS; The Life and Literature of John Bunyan Part 1”