Children and youth should
begin early to seek God; for early habits and impressions will
frequently exert a powerful influence upon the life and character.
Therefore the youth who
would be like Samuel, John, and especially like Christ, must be faithful
in the things which are least, turning away from the companions who
plan evil and who think that their life in the world is to be one of
pleasure and selfish indulgence.
Many of the little home
duties are overlooked as of no consequence; but if the small things are
neglected, the larger duties will be also…