The Miller, The Camel, And A Reason Not To Sin Even In The Least.

The Arabs have a fable about The Miller and theCamel, which illustrates very well the importance of minding Proverbs 1:10. The fable says, that one day in winter the miller was sleeping in his house when he was awakened by a noise. On looking up he saw a camel who had thrust his nose through…

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A Defense Against Temptation

My son, if sinners entice you, do not consent. Proverbs 1:10 This verse, in brief compass and transparent terms, reveals the foe and the fight. It warns us of the danger that assails us, and suggests the method of defense. The danger is, “If sinners entice thee.” There are enticers and enticements, the fowler and…

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4 Hints For Parents On the Government Of Your Children.

The rod and reproof give wisdom, but a child left to himself brings shame to his mother. – Proverbs 29:15 Train up a child in the way he should go; even when he is old he will not depart from it. – Proverbs 22:6 Mrs. Huntington gives the following hints for the government of children:…

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16 Of The Best Bits of Advice for Raising and Caring for Children

The rod and reproof give wisdom, but a child left to himself brings shame to his mother. – Proverbs 29:15 We occasionally find a lady, who is the kind friend of all the young mothers in the village. I was once acquainted with such a lady, and I can speak of her friendly advice with…

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11 Maxims Against Sin

Abstain from every form of evil. – 1 Thessalonians 5:22 The maxims on sin, I have gleaned as opportunity offered, partly from books, partly from the conversation of friends. I wish they may be remembered by my children, and prove profitable to them in the hour of temptation. 1. “It is the mischievous property of…

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6 Hints For Avoiding Sin

In order to avoid sin— 1. Do not run in the path of temptation. 2. Maintain a constant watch and fear of sin. 3. Beware of pride and presumption. 4. Avoid and abhor slothfulness. 5. Remember, all strength and grace are in Christ. By faith and prayer look to Him for them. 6. Continually seek…

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Wonder Why Your Children Do Not Obey You? This One Principle if Acted on Will Change Everything.

HOW is this habit of obedience to be established? This is not so difficult a matter as many imagine. It does not require profound learning, or a mysterious skill, which pertains but to the few. Where do you find the best regulated families? Are they in the houses of the rich? Do the children of…

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