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Pilgrim’s Progress According to the Bible

Some “Christians” to Avoid (Pilgrim’s Progress According to the Bible #8)

Published September 21, 2014

Listen to the audio version: Part A | Part B TEXT: Matthew 15:1-9 It is sad to say, but you have to watch out for some people who call themselves Christians. Yes, there are some people who act Christian, look Christian, and talk Christian, but are not truly committed to the teachings and the spirit of Jesus Christ. In fact, our Lord told us to “Beware of false prophets, which come to you in sheep’s clothing, but inwardly they are ravening wolves.” Throughout your journey as a Christian, you are bound to meet some of these wolves in sheep’s clothing. […]

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Three Pitfalls for Believers to Avoid (Pilgrim’s Progress According to the Bible #7)

Published September 14, 2014

Listen to the audio version: Part 1 | Part 2 | Part 3 TEXT: 1 Peter 5:8-9: “Be sober, be vigilant; because your adversary the devil, as a roaring lion, walketh about, seeking whom he may devour. Whom resist stedfast in the faith, knowing that the same afflictions are accomplished in your brethren that are in the world.” During our last message in this series, we accompanied Christian as he came to the place where he received what he had set out from his home city to find — deliverance from his burden of sin. He found this deliverance at […]

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The Cross: Bridging the Gap Between God and Man (Pilgrim’s Progress According to the Bible #6)

Published September 7, 2014

Click here to download audio. TEXT: Colossians 1:19-22 In our last message, Christian was in the house of the Interpreter who was giving him various demonstrations of what he could anticipate as he began his walk with Christ. After this time of teaching and explanation, Christian left the house and began his journey, still burdened down by sin, once again. He went on until he came to the very place that he had been seeking since he set out from the City of Destruction. He came to the cross. Saint Augustine declared, ‘God made us for Himself, and our hearts […]

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Having the Fight of Your Life, Part 2 (Pilgrim’s Progress According to the Bible #5)

Published August 31, 2014

Listen to the audio version: Part A | Part B Listen in 100 Languages TEXT: 2 Timothy 4:7-8 7 I have fought a good fight, I have finished my course, I have kept the faith: 8 Henceforth there is laid up for me a crown of righteousness, which the Lord, the righteous judge, shall give me at that day: and not to me only, but unto all them also that love his appearing. Today, as we continue our journey through the Bible using the classic Christian allegory, Pilgrim’s Progress, as a tool for illustration, we are returning to a topic […]

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Having the Fight of Your Life, Part 1 (Pilgrim’s Progress According to the Bible #4)

Published August 25, 2014

Listen to the audio version: Click here Listen in 100 Languages TEXT: 2 Timothy 4:7-8 In our last message, Christian was in the house of the Interpreter who was sharing with Christian, through a series of vivid illustrations, what it means to live as a follower of Christ. In one of those illustrations, Interpreter showed Christian the illustration of Christ starting a fire in the believer’s life and the devil constantly trying to put that fire out. However, Christ keeps the fire burning, and the believer is eventually transformed into the image of Christ no matter what the world, the […]

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A Fire that Can’t be Extinguished (Pilgrim’s Progress According to the Bible #3)

Published August 18, 2014

Click here to listen to the audio version. Listen in 100 Languages Sunday Evening Evangelistic Message #181 TEXT: Romans 8:28-31 Today, we return to the journey of Christian — the main character of Pilgrim’s Progress. When we last saw him, he was talking to Mr. Worldly Wiseman who tried to convince him that he should turn to the ways of the world in order to ease his burden of sin. Christian unfortunately follows Mr. Worldly Wiseman’s advice and heads to the city of Morality. However, along the way, Evangelist comes to meet him, and informs him of the dangers of […]

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That’s the Way of the World (Pilgrim’s Progress According to the Bible #2)

Published August 10, 2014

Click here to listen to the audio version. Listen in 100 Languages Sunday Evening Evangelistic Message #180 TEXT: Romans 8:5-8 Today, we return to the journey of Christian — the main character of Pilgrim’s Progress. When we last saw him, he was worried about the burden of sin in his life and looking for a way to be freed from it. He met a man named Evangelist who told him how to begin his journey to the cross where he would be freed of his burden of sin. Christian began that journey. As he left the city of Destruction, his […]

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The Way of Escape (Pilgrim’s Progress According to the Bible #1)

Published August 10, 2014

Click here to listen to the audio version. Switch to Another Language Sunday Evening Evangelistic Message #179 TEXT: Luke 3:1-7 Today, we are beginning a new series of messages drawn from the Bible and the classic Christian book, The Pilgrim’s Progress, by John Bunyan. John Bunyan was a 17th century English preacher. He was thrown into prison because, during that time, the government had a law that said no one could preach without a license and without being a member of the Church of England. Bunyan abided by neither rule and was thrown into prison for 12 years. During his […]

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