Youth and Children

“I write unto you, young men, because ye have overcome the wicked one. I write unto you, little children, because ye have known the Father.”

1 John 2:13

“My son, keep thy father’s commandment, and forsake not the law of thy mother: bind them continually upon thine heart, and tie them about thy neck.  For the commandment is a lamp; and the law is light; and reproofs of instruction are the way of life”

Prov. 6:20,21,23




Alexander, Archibald – Thoughts for Young People  from his Thoughts on Religious Experience, 1844, 19 paragraphs

Beeke, Joel – Bringing the Gospel to Covenant Children, in Dependency on the Spirit, no date, 35 pages

Hodge, Charles – Introduction to the Faithful Mother’s Reward: a Narrative of the Conversion and Happy Death of J.B., who Died in the Tenth Year of His Age, 1853, 9 pages

Miller, Samuel – ‘Introductory Address’ to: Lectures to Young People  1835  15 pp.  The larger book is by William B. Sprague




Alexander, Archibald – The Way of Salvation Familiarly Explained in a Conversation Between a Father and his Children1800, 78 pages

Gaussen, Louis – The World’s Birthday: a Book for the Young  1880  306 pp.

Einstein said what takes brilliance is making complex truths simple to understand.  Alexander was brilliant.  Here is help for you talking to your children about the Lord.

Miller, Samuel – Letters of a Grandfather, to the surviving children of Mrs. Margaret Breckinridgecomes after p. 90, then numbering starts over, 1839, 98 pages

Grandfathers, teach your grandchildren practical godliness!  Write letters to them!




On reading the Children’s Missionary Record:
“I like to learn Christianity like a little bairn [child].”

John ‘Rabbi’ Duncan