A Christian All Over

A young man had situation as clerk in a merchandise house, in one of our large cities. In writing home to his mother one day he said : ” I have been connected in business at different times, with a number of merchants, all of themmembers of Christian Churches; but, I must say, that Mr.…

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A Christian in Little Things

A boy, named Willie, was about twelve years old. One winter there was a good deal of religious interest in the Church which he attended. Williehad been trying to be a Christian for some time. The season for Confirmation in that Church was approaching, and he expressed an earnest desire to be confirmed, and join…

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Copying A Blot

“Mother,” asked a little boy, who was looking round for a good example, ” which, of all the older boys I know, would you like for me to pattern after?” “Which should you think?” asked his mother. “You know the boys better than I do.”The little fellow thought awhile. Then he said : “Well,there’s Dan…

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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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Jack’s Breakfast

Jack’s mother was a poor widow, who was trying hard to support herself and her little boy by sewing. But she had been sick for some days, and unable to work. Her money was all gone, and there was not morsel of food of any kind in the house. She did not mind so much…

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