Charles Overton – Cottage Lectures on Pilgrim’s Progress – Temptations to Turn Back

Learn, dear brethren, from all this, first of all, the necessity of decision. How did Christian prevail over the arguments of Obstinate and Pliable when they came upon him, resolved to bring him back to the City of Destruction ? By what means was he enabled to send one of them back ashamed, and to induce the other to change his resolution, and to profess the faith which he came to oppose ?
It was by a bold, firm, and unyielding maintenance of the great truths which he had learned from his book, and which he had felt in his heart.

Cottage Lectures 2 – Temptations to Turn Back