CHRISTIAN & FAITHFUL this famous Ditty

Walked singing & praising to The Celestial City !

BUT there were Dangers before the Happy Pair

Next one they encountered CITY of VANITY FAIR !

By their speech : their attitude & dress

Folk knew that they were DIFFERENT : what distress.

They cared NOT for their Rudness & their Slurs

Refused to be seduced by their Affluence & Wares !


The City People shouted at  them : Would not be QUIET

Beat them & brought them to the Judge for causing RIOT

The Judge (LORD ~ HATE GOOD) witnesses required

Envy : Superstition : Pickthink : stepped up to the Dias.

They All gave False Witness & villified the MEN

FAITH first was tried : No one spoke good of Them !

Would they get an honest trial ? Juries names make me smile

They just add fuel to fire : Lovelust : Liveloose : Liar !


Blindman : Nogood : Implaccable & Malice

This was NOT a Jury : Wonderland of Alice !   

Hatelight : Cruelty : Heady : Emnity & Highmind

Let Faithful die : They shouted : as one Man 

And by a DEATH most horrible : He met his end !


Faithful showed no bitterness : was received into GLORY

Christian managed to escape and continue on his Journey.

He proceeded on his way on the Celestial Ride

With a New Companion : HOPEFUL by his Side !


Thanks for your VISIT : Please comment : Brian & Angela 🧡🧡🧡


ANGELA & I are both reading PILGRIMS PROGRESS by JOHN 

BUNYAN (1678) always a Best Seller. It is an Allegorical Story

(based on a Dream) of the CHRISTIAN'S Journey : through

Life : to the Celestial City HEAVEN ! Angela & I can empathise

with the Book so we decide to collaborate and write some

Poems based on Christians Journey. This is the FIRST. Being

Christians gives us Great Joy & Assurance of Eternal Life :

But there is also criticism and misunderstanding. Since the

Day of Pentecost (AD 33 when the Christian Church started)

there have been millions of Martyrs & many People have died in

the 21st Century for their Faith in JESUS !  Love B & A 🧡🧡🧡



  • Author: BRIANSODES (Pseudonym) (Offline Offline)
  • Published: November 12th, 2018 02:21
  • Category: Reflection
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  • orchidee

    A fine write B&A, an one of me favourite songs/tunes. Watch out for hobgoblins and foul fiends! I've read it, once fully, and once skimming through. I discovered about 435 Bible references in it. Phew! They are...
    1....Will take all day to list them!


      Thanks UNCLE STEVE : We knew you would enjoy it. Yes it is based on Scripture which is the main reason it has been so so effective & popular. The thing Brian & I have learned (from it) is never to be a COMPLACENT CHRISTIAN and to be prepared for Daily Attacks (Temptations) from : The World : The Flesh & The DEVIL ! Keep Faithful : Love Angela 🧡🧡🧡🧡
      PLEASE CHECK OUR NEW FUSION : Whats Christmas About ? Thanks A & B !

    • ForeverJesus7

      Wow! That is my favorite book. I have that book, and Part 2, 'Christina's Story'. Not alot of people talk about that book. The language in Christina's story is a bit, or should I say really hard to understand. Unless you are probably from England.
      Persistence is Key

      • BRIAN & ANGELA

        THANKS DION ~ Pleased you love Pilgrims Progress and Part 2 ~ it is awesome ! Yes the language & references are in essence English. The Elizabethan English is hard to Understand b,ut you could not transliterate it into the WILD WEST ! You just have to PERSIST ! Please check MY FUSION on CHRISTMAS ~ THANKS ~ Yours BRIAN

        • ForeverJesus7

          I know. What I am saying is that, 'part two', is harder to understand than, 'part one'. It is though they are totally different types of english. I enjoy the language of, 'part one'. I would not want it any other way.
          Persistence is key.

        • Christina8

          I have actually never heard of that book and I'm a pretty avid reader. But great poem, B&A!!

          • BRIAN & ANGELA

            WOW Christina ~ Never read PILGRIMS PROGRESS ? It is one of the Great Christian Classics ! You should get one on AMAZON for a couple of dollars ~ OK. Try and get one with ILLUSTRATIONS which will assist you to understand the Elizabethan English and settings. Vanity Fair is a typical English Country Fair. You can buy one from Me for Christmas ~ enjoy ! Abrazos y Besos ~ Brian the Panda 🧡🧡🧡🧡

          • Goldfinch60

            Very good write A and B. Never read the book though it is on my ever increasing list of books to read.

          • Michael Edwards

            Vanity Fair I've read many times but noy PP - will get it on my ireader straight away.

          • Cynthia

            Amazing write

          • Laura🌻

            Cari amici BRIAN ed ANGELA,
            Una bellissima scrittura!
            I enjoyed reading your fine and informative write! I shall check out the book! Thank you for sharing!

            Abbracci e Baci...

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