Oldalképek
PDF
ePub

CONTENTS.

Thanksgiving Day–Henry Stanton and James Bickford-The Arrival-The New

Skates-Disobedience-James in the Water --His Rescue-Sickness- Henry's Sor-
row-Recovery-Why was Henry wrong ?-Why should I obey ?-Frank Leslie-
Busan Williams-Did John obey ?-We must love to obey-Reasons for Obedience

- God commands it-His Power-His Wisdom-Can see all Things—Parents de-

serve it-Little Boy and the Cherries-An excellent Reason-Obedience secures

our own Good-Early Habits

James Arlington-Temptation resisted-Reward-

The young Physician-Not afraid to do Right-God never Forgets-History of

a Pirate-Which will you do ?-POETRY: “O list to thy Mother" ...Page 18

Second Step- Truthfulness.

The lip of truth shall be established forever, but a lying tongue is but for a moment. Prov. xii, 19.
Going a Blackberrying-George and James-Four Lies and nothing but the Truth-

Different Ways of telling a Lie-Leaving out a Part-It takes the whole Truth to
make the Truth-Henry Coburn-Success--Mr. Carter and Mr. Kelsey-The
Thousand Dollars-Wrong Impressions-Results Allowing others to put a
wrong Construction upon our Words The Nail Hammer-Did John tell the

Fourth Step-Kindness.

fifth Step-Energy and Persebera nce.

Sixth Step-Piety.

By humility and the fear of the Lord, are riches, and honor, and life. Prov. xxii, 4.

What is Piety 8-Mr. A. and Mr. B.-Why is Mr. A. pious ?—He fears God-He loves

God-Loves to pray to bim-Loves to read the Bible-Loves to do good–The Heart
must be right-Little Emily-Christians have the Spirit of Christ-or Self-sacrifice
-Of Long-suffering—Of Love-Of active Benevolence-What Piety does—Enables
us to live well-Little William— The Old Lady-Her pious little Granddaughter
-Piety enables us to diffuse IIappiness—To resist Evil-Willie–I didn't take any
The two Boys-Plety will make us Happy_“You have nothing"--Happy Mary
-The little Blind Girl-Piety will enable us to die triumphantly–The Dying Boy
—“Pa, won't

you go with me?"-Juliette and Clara-William F.-Happy Death-
Piety leads to Honor-Why-The Counterfeit Coin-True Honor founded apon
Merit-Rich Man and Lazarus—They died-Which the honored one-Sin leads to
Ruin-POETRY: "Divine Guidance"

225

Yllustrations.

PAGE

2

26

.

[ocr errors]

90

FRONTISPIECE
THE HALF-DROWNED BOY CARRIED HOME
THE THEFT DETECTED
THE HONEST BOY
MISS KIMBALL'S SCHOLARS GOING FOR A WALK
BOYS SKATING

123

171

232

SIX STEPS TO HONOR.

first Step - Obedience.

Honor thy father and thy mother; that thy days may be long upon the

land which the Lord thy God giveth thee.—Exod. xx, 12.

[ocr errors]

T was Thanksgiving-day morn

ing, and Henry Stanton had been looking forward to it

for many weeks, with much TAR

impatience at the sluggish pace with which the days seemed to pass by; for he

had received word from James Bickford, his city cousin, that he would come and spend the day with him. James was

[graphic]
« ElőzőTovább »