This lesson-book was prepared in order to meet a need realized in my own work as a pastor; a need which is felt by m
any pastors and workers among the young.
In the Home, Sunday-School and Church are children of all ages, from six to sixteen. It is found impracticable to give to all this varied company the same teaching. The lessons that are admirably adapted for boys and girls between ten and fifteen are utterly unsuited to the children between six and ten. Moreover after looking carefully, I have not been able to find satisfactory lessons which can be taught to the young children except by one especially trained for the work; and such instructions are hard to find.
After various experiments I adopted in my own teaching the following plan. We divided the children into two sections; the First Section including all over nine years old, the Second Section all those under nine.
I selected for twelve lessons, twelve Bible stories following in succession, beginning with the story of Adam and?