Hopeful joins Christian after being attracted by his testimony in Vanity Fair.

During their travels, they encounter multiple covetous men who attempt to change their thinking and tempt them with the deceitfulness of riches

Discussion Questions:

What is the character problem with Mr. ByEnds?

What do you think the following people are like: Mr. Holdtheworld, Mr. Moneylove, and Mr. Saveall.

Why do you suppose that Bunyan creates three unique characters all related to the problem of money?

Christian is asked about how certain people abuse religion for financial gain. Describe the ways you’ve seen that in your life or in others.

What was unique about the temptation from Demas?

What lessons or cautions did Hopeful and Christian learn from the Pillar of Salt?

Where are the most likely ways that you are tempted with money?

Previous Videos:

Background of Pilgrim’s Progress

Chapter One: Pilgrim Begins His Journey

Chapter Two: The Swamp of Despondence

Chapter Three: Pilgrim and Legality

Chapter Four: The Gate and Goodwill

Chapter Five: Christian Meets Interpreter

Chapter Six: The Place of Deliverance

Chapter Seven: The Hill of Difficulty

Chapter Eight: Meeting the Family

Chapter Nine: Apollyon and the Valleys – Part 1 / Part 2

Chapter Ten: The Two Pilgrims Meet

Chapter Eleven: Meeting Talkative

Chapter Twelve: Vanity Fair

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Mark Vroegop is the Lead Pastor of College Park Church in Indianapolis. He’s the author of Dark Clouds, Deep Mercy: Discovering the Grace of Lament, the ECPA 2020 Christian Book of the Year and Weep with Me: How Lament Opens a Door for Racial Reconciliation.

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