• The Castle of Giant Despair by

    The pilgrimage of the Christian life carries the believer through all types of terrain. After escaping from persecution at Vanity Fair, Christian journeyed onward, sharing the joys and difficulties of the road with Hopeful, a new fellow pilgrim. Choosing to …

  • The Celestial City by

    Eventually, each Christian’s pilgrimage in this world will come to an end. As Christian and Hopeful discover, the end of the journey brings with it a variety of emotions and experiences. Just as each believer’s life is different …

  • The City of Destruction by

    John Bunyan’s timeless work Pilgrim’s Progress powerfully expresses the truth that the present life is a spiritual journey. When Jesus Christ liberates a sinner from the power of sin, He also extends an invitation to a lifetime of …

  • The Cross & the Sepulcher by

    Many people who have embraced Jesus Christ as Savior and Lord continue to question whether or not they are truly saved. Sometimes this struggle is rooted in intellectual uncertainties. Others may wrestle with their salvation due to the enemy’s …

  • The Delectable Mountains by

    Though God’s people are often called to walk difficult paths, God is faithful to supply moments of rest in order to strengthen and sustain His pilgrims. After enduring numerous hardships and trials, Christian and Hopeful at last arrive in …

  • The Godless City: Vanity Fair by

    Christian has withstood spiritual warfare against the foul Apollyon, and he has safely traversed the Valley of the Shadow of Death. While the dangers behind him were apparent, some dangers are less obvious. Though Vanity Fair may not be known …

  • The Hill Difficulty by

    Though the Christian journey often contains unique moments of joy and closeness to God, day to day life can challenge a believer’s zeal, joy, and sense of purpose. After his powerful arrival at the cross, Christian’s journey brings …

  • The Interpreter’s House by

    When a person has been awakened to his or her need for a savior, that person also needs to learn about the fundamental realities of the gospel and the Christian life. As Jesus cautioned in Luke 14:27-33, those who …

  • The Life of Christ by

    The Apostle Paul tells us that God made Him who knew no sin to be sin for us, that we might become the righteousness of God in Him. In this session, Dr. Derek Thomas will consider what the life of …

  • The Meaning of Providence by

    Whenever there is large scale disaster, inevitably there are religious leaders trying to provide comfort to people by assuring them that God was not involved in the disaster. But it is imperative that we rightly understand who God really is …

  • The Palace Beautiful by

    Amidst the challenges and difficulties of the Christian journey, it is important to remember that we are not solitary travelers. After Christian experienced setbacks on the hill Difficulty, his road led him to a place where he found rest, refreshment …

  • The Road to Vanity & Vanity Fair by

    Though we do not know what the road ahead of us may hold, God’s pilgrims can be confident that He knows their needs. During a long stay at the Palace Beautiful, Christiana and her fellow travelers find much-needed respite …

  • The Trek to the Palace by

    Though no two Christians have identical spiritual biographies, there are often points of similarity in the stories and experiences of believers. As Christiana, Mercy, and the children follow the same route that Christian walked earlier, they continue to encounter many …

  • The Valley of Humiliation by

    In the wake of Satan’s rebellious struggle against God’s rule, Christians do not remain neutral. As soon as a person is united by faith to Jesus Christ, he or she has become a potential target of the Enemy …

  • The Valley of the Shadow of Death by

    After Christian left the Valley of Humiliation, his path led him to an even darker and more foreboding place. This is often the case in the Christian life, as one period of difficulty may follow another. In these times, Christians …