Has your Christian walk been easy? Has it been a leisurely stroll? Has your conscience and witness been untouched by the fallen world around you?
Yeah, me neither.
Despair - Shame - Doubt - Temptation - Jesus
We all face despair, shame, doubt, and temptation when we try to follow Jesus. Sometimes these burdens can weigh down our faith, especially when we thought they'd stop the moment after salvation. But believers have always faced these challenges.
That’s why one particular story has been an encouragement to believers for centuries, a wonderous illustration of God’s faithfulness when ours is lacking: John Bunyan’s The Pilgrim’s Progress. Bunyan described his allegory...