Dangerous Journey, Part 7

Today’s Theme: The Key of Promise After surviving Vanity Fair and the hill of Lucre, Christian and Hopeful “espied a stile which led into a meadow, and seemed to be a short-cut.”  But of course, there are no short-cuts in a Christian’s path, and what first seemed a pleasant way soon turned into a terrible 

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Dangerous Journey, Part 6

Chapter 6: Vanity Fair Today’s Theme: Faithful to the End As our narrator says, “Most fairs are merry places.  But not this one–not for our travellers.  For here one of them was destined to die.”   What ought to have been a place of vibrant cultural exchange and beauty–with a British Row and Italian Row, 

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Dangerous Journey, Part 5

  CHAPTER FIVE: The Valley of the Shadow Today’s Theme: God With Us Today, following on the heels of his fight with Apollyon and his healing through the leaves of a tree, Christian enters the Valley of the Shadow.  In a reference to the 23rd Psalm, the chapter is aptly titled The Valley of the 

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Dangerous Journey, Part 2

                      Chapter Two: The Interpreter’s House Today’s Theme: A Burden Lost, Heaven Gained In this section, Christian comes into the Wicket Gate, is taught by the Interpreter (or the Holy Spirit) spiritual lessons, and he loses his burden at the Cross. He also begins his 

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Dangerous Journey, Part 1

Welcome to our Pilgrim’s Progress Read Along, part Redeemedreader.com’s Reformation Month celebration!  We’ll be pursuing two tracks over the month of October, 2011–this one for younger kids and Janie’s read along for older kids and adults.  See Pilgrim’s Progress: Introduction to read her commentary. (how to) READ HARD BOOKS If this book looks like something 

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