Three questions I will propound upon the word, an answer to which may give us light into the meaning of it:
I. What doth this word strive import? II. How should we strive? III. Why should we strive?
I am breaking this book down into sermon form in order for better consumption. I have taken liberty in explaining some things during the rendering of the text to those who may not grasp the fact that Bunyan wrote this in the 1660's or so. Things are a wee bit different in the 21st century. I would not have Satan take advantage if I can prevent it.
John Bunyan was born in 1628 at Elstow near
Bedford, England. Then after
years of spiritual struggle, he found salvation in
Christ and began to preach to groups of dissenters.
Arrested and condemned to Bedford jail for illegal
preaching, a punishment from which he might