James W Alexander
This is the second in our series of "American Sunday School Union Classic Reprints." It first appeared in 1838 written by J.W. Alexander (1804-1859). It is a timeless example of how an older brother should admonish and encourage a younger brother. Topics covered in the letters include: On Reading the Scriptures, Gratitude to Parents Shortness of Life, Early Rising, Bodily Exercise, Habits of Diligence, Friendships & the Danger of Evil Companions, Truth and Falsehood, Evil Speaking, Secret Prayer, The Great Concern: the Salvation of your Soul. Although a brilliant pastor and professor, Alexander wrote each letter with his youngest brother in mind, and thus in simple, straightforward language. Superbly written!