Charles Overton – The Backslider Restored – Cottage Lectures 3

Cottage Lectures on Pilgrim’s Progress – 1849

Genuine penitents, for the most part, have far more difficulty in applying the promises of the gospel to their own case. They perceive, indeed, that a cold heart and a warm promise may
be brought near to each other by the word ; but they know, they feel that they cannot unite, and the cheerful blaze of hope and love be experienced within, until faith is given from above, and the promise is applied by a hand Divine.

Cottage Lectures – The Backslider Restored