THE ACCEPTABLE SACRIFICE OR, THE EXCELLENCY OF A BROKEN HEART

‘THE SACRIFICES OF GOD ARE A BROKEN SPIRIT: A BROKEN AND A CONTRITE HEART, O GOD, THOU WILT NOT DESPISE.’—Psalm 51:17 This psalm is David’s penitential psalm. It may be fitly so called, because it is a psalm by which is manifest the unfeigned sorrow …

Pictures from Pilgrim’s Progress: Chapter 3

Pictures from Pilgrim’s Progress A Commentary on Portions of John Bunyan’s Immortal Allegory THE MAN WHOSE NAME WAS HELP “Wherefore Christian was left to stumble in the Slough of Despond alone; but still he endeavoured to struggle to that side of the Slough that was …

Pictures from Pilgrim’s Progress: Chapter 2

Pictures from Pilgrim’s Progress A Commentary on Portions of John Bunyan’s Immortal Allegory THE TWO PILGRIMS IN THE SLOUGH THROUGH their much talking, and little praying, and giving no heed to where they were going, Christian and Pliable all of a sudden found themselves floundering …

Pictures from Pilgrim’s Progress: Chapter 1

Pictures from Pilgrim’s Progress A Commentary on Portions of John Bunyan’s Immortal Allegory PLIABLE SETS OUT WITH CHRISTIAN NEXT to the Bible, the book that I value most is John Bunyan’s “Pilgrim’s Progress.” I believe I have read it through at least a hundred times. …

A RELATION OF THE HOLY WAR – Chapter XVIII

CHAPTER XVIII [CONTENTS:—More Diabolonians tried and condemned—The Work concludes with an admirable speech of Emmanuel, reciting his gracious acts, and informing his people of his intention to rebuild the town with the greatest splendour, and recommending a suitable conduct in the meantime.] More Diabolonians tried …

A RELATION OF THE HOLY WAR – Chapter XVII

CHAPTER XVII [CONTENTS:—A new army of Bloodmen, or persecutors, attack the town, but are surrounded by the Mansoulians, headed by Faith and Patience—The examination of some of the leaders—Evil-questioning entertains some of the Doubters, but is discovered by Diligence—The principal Doubters tried, convicted, and executed.] …

A RELATION OF THE HOLY WAR – Chapter XVI

CHAPTER XVI [CONTENTS:—A new plot is laid to ruin the town by riches and prosperity—Emmanuel, according to his promise, appears in the field, to assist the forces of Mansoul, whereby the whole army of Doubters is completely routed—Emmanuel enters the town amidst the joyful acclamations …

A RELATION OF THE HOLY WAR – Chapter XV

CHAPTER XV [CONTENTS:—The inhabitants of Mansoul make a rash sortie on the enemy by night, but are repulsed with loss—Diabolus makes a desperate attack upon Feel-gate, which, being weak, he forces; and his army of Doubters possess the town, and do incredible mischief—The inhabitants, sorely …