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1861 Excerpt: ...becoming ministers, or missionaries, or
Sabbath-school teachers, and would like when you grow up to be
useful to the old, and the sick, and the poor, by telling them what
they need most of all to know, --about sin and salvation, and
Christ and heaven, --then I beseech you not to waste the only time
for getting, yourselves, a thorough hold df Bible-truth. What shall
I say of the waste of Sabbath time, given to you by God to prepare
for a fast-coming eternity 1 What shall I say of the excuses of
some for neglecting the Bible and prayer? How is it that some, when
their mothers would have them daily to read a portion of the Holy
Scriptures, say they have no time? Why, where the form of prayer is
kept up, is it so hurried over by many young people, that you would
think they have hardly had time to repeat ten words, before they
are up from their knees again? They say they have no time. Then
that must be because they have wasted much of the time that God has
given them; for he has given them enough for all necessary
purposes, and especially for the worshipping and serving of
himself. If we did not waste so much of our time, we might have
plenty of it for reading God's word and for prayer. Could you not
save a little from your play? Could you not save a little from your
sleep? I have heard of soldiers who thought it was wasting time to
sleep so long as not to leave an hour for holy exercises, and so if
they had to be on duty at three or four o'clock, they rose the
sooner for prayer. I have heard of servants and washerwomen, who
had to be at work very early, still finding time to worship God. I
could show you a whole row of volumes written by a busy minister in
America, --now in the hands of many Sabbath-school teachers
throughout the country, helping them to understan
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