LESSONS FROM LITERATURE

WHAT DOES REPENTANCE

look like?

You may have heard of The Chronicles of Narnia by C.S. Lewis, or Pilgrim’s Progress by John Bunyan. Both books, as well as Lewis’ book, The Great Divorce, include fictional scenes that illustrate the biblical concept of repentance. They show us that coming to God means forsaking our old self and our favorite sins, but always results in deep joy.

Choose one of the stories below. Grab a hot drink or find a quiet place to read and discover what repentance looks like.