Question and answer
How are Bunyan's characters in Pilgrim's Progress more than just symbols?
What are tThe Pilgrim's Progress is a wonderful work written by a 17th-century Puritan, John Bunyan, from his cell prison in a trying time of persecution. Rich in Biblical theology, it is the best-known allegory of the Christian's life. [ [ It tells the story of a pilgrim named Christian as he walked a journey from the City of Destruction (where he lived before his conversion) to the Celestial
City (an allegory of heaven), sharing with us the many challenges, obstacles, comfort, and encouragement Christian encountered in his long journey. This book reminds me that I, too, am walking in a similar spiritual journey as Christian did. When I read of Christian passing through the Valley of Humility and falling into the Swamp of Despondence, I'm reminded of those times when I, too, was in such a swamp and valley, and how God graciously used those trials to humble, comfort, and rescue me. The Pilgrim's Progress reminds me and encourages me with the Biblical promise that regardless of what deep valleys I may be in, whatever swamps I fall into, whatever rough roads I tread, whatever rivers to ford, or whichever steep hills I may be climbing in my own life journey ... my Guide is ever watchful, my Deliverer unfailing, and He is indeed faithful in keeping and persevering all of His elect in the faith till they arrive to their final destination at the Celestial City- that glorious, everlasting City that is so different than the one I've traveled from and "built not by the hands of man." Every Christian can learn and be encouraged from the Biblical doctrines taught in this story.he options? ] ]
Expert answered|money139|Points 0|
Question
Asked 3/6/2013 9:45:06 PM
0 Answers/Comments
Get an answer
New answers
Rating

There are no new answers.

Comments

There are no comments.

Add an answer or comment
Log in or sign up first.
21,966,386 questions answered
Popular Conversations
The etymology of a word is sometimes reflected in its ...
Weegy: Have a great day! Ask Weegy again soon User: The transition word(s) that would best introduce an example ...
8/31/2015 6:25:44 AM| 2 Answers
Find the value of 83 - [59 - (22 - 18)].
Weegy: 83 - (59 - (22 - 18)) =83 - (59 - 4) =83 - 55 =28 User: Find the value of 5 · 2 ^3
8/31/2015 8:28:09 AM| 2 Answers
Find two consecutive integers whose sum is 67. Which of the ...
Weegy: To find two consecutive integers whose sum is 67 use the equation 2x + 1= 67 2x + 1= 67 2x = 67 - 1 2x = ...
8/31/2015 9:51:16 AM| 2 Answers
The ____ is the layer of the atmosphere nearest to Earth's ...
Weegy: Some scientists hypothesize that Earth's ozone layer is being damaged by chlorofluorocarbons. User: a gas ...
8/31/2015 10:33:27 AM| 2 Answers
The sum of two consecutive odd integers is -72 What is the larger ...
Weegy: The larger integer is -135 User: The sum of two consecutive even integers is -34 What is the smaller integer?
8/31/2015 10:38:43 AM| 2 Answers
Weegy Stuff
S
L
L
P
1
Points 27 [Total 9337]| Ratings 1| Comments 17| Invitations 0|Offline
S
Points 20 [Total 325]| Ratings 0| Comments 20| Invitations 0|Offline
S
Points 19 [Total 803]| Ratings 0| Comments 19| Invitations 0|Offline
S
Points 9 [Total 197]| Ratings 0| Comments 9| Invitations 0|Offline
S
Points 3 [Total 227]| Ratings 0| Comments 3| Invitations 0|Offline
S
1
L
L
P
R
Points 2 [Total 9325]| Ratings 0| Comments 2| Invitations 0|Offline
Points 0 [Total 0]| Ratings 0| Comments 0| Invitations 0|Offline
Points 0 [Total 0]| Ratings 0| Comments 0| Invitations 0|Offline
S
Points 0 [Total 0]| Ratings 0| Comments 0| Invitations 0|Offline
S
Points 0 [Total 0]| Ratings 0| Comments 0| Invitations 0|Offline
Home | Contact | Blog | About | Terms | Privacy | Social | ©2015 Purple Inc.