The Pilgrim’s Progress: Through the Valley of the Shadow of Death

This week on Theology Simply Profound, Christian’s journey continues to the Celestial City through the Valley of the Shadow of Death. Here, Rob and Bob, discuss Bunyan’s descriptions of Christian’s internal spiritual warfare as he picks up the weapon of All-Prayer, battles with the wicked ones whispering blasphemies to him, is strengthened by the presence […]

The Pilgrim’s Progress: the Valley of the Shadow of Death

On this week’s episode of Theology Simply Profound, Rob and Bob get back into Christian’s journey to the Celestial City. We pick up our discussion of John Bunyan’s classic The Pilgrim’s Progress as Christian is about to enter the Valley of the Shadow of Death. Enjoy! 

The Pilgrim’s Progress: The Glorious Fight

This week on Theology Simply Profound, Rob and Bob return to John Bunyan’s The Pilgrim’s Progress. In the section covered this week, we continue with Apollyon’s confrontation of Christian in the Valley of Humiliation. With his words failing to persuade Christian to return to the City of Destruction, Apollyon rages and a glorious fight ensues.

The Pilgrim’s Progress: Apollyon and the War of Words

This week’s episode of Theology Simply Profound brings Rob and Bob to Stage 4 of John Bunyan’s, The Pilgrim’s Progress. Here, moving on from the House Beautiful, Christian enters the Valley of Humiliation and is confronted by Apollyon where a war of words begins between the two.

The Pilgrim’s Progress: The House of Preparation

In this week’s episode of Theology Simply Profound, the journey continues through The Pilgrim’s Progress. Rob and Bob begin to discuss Stage 3 of Christian’s journey from the Interpreter’s House to the foot of the Cross and then along a difficult path eventually making his way to the Hill Difficulty. In this context, we come to matter concerning salvation, fear, doubt, and assurance.

The Pilgrim’s Progress: The Difficult Path

In this week’s episode of Theology Simply Profound, the journey continues through John Bunyan’s, The Pilgrim’s Progress. Rob and Bob begin to discuss Stage 3 of Christian’s journey from the Interpreter’s House to the foot of the Cross and then along a difficult path eventually making his way to the Hill Difficulty. In this context, we come to matters concerning salvation, fear, doubt, and assurance.

The Pilgrim’s Progress: The Interpreter’s House

This week on Theology Simply Profound, Rob and Bob continue their journey through John Bunyan’s, The Pilgrim’s Progress. From the Wicket Gate, Christian encounters Good Will and Interpreter whose house has many rooms. Interpreter leads Christian from one room to another explaining what Christian sees along the way in this second stage of our discussion of this classic book.

The Pilgrim’s Progress: The Journey Begins

This week on Theology Simply Profound, with some brief introductory remarks about reading fiction and allegory using J.R.R. Tolkien, Rob and Bob set out on a little journey of their own following Christian as he makes his way out of the City of Destruction toward the Wicket Gate with the help of Evangelist in this first stage of our new discussion of John Bunyan’s The Pilgrim’s Progress.

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