If the reading of this little book encourages any on their pilgrim way; if it arouses them to greater diligence; if it creates in them a stronger desire to live more like Christ; if it gives them a better understanding of how to live—this poor servant of the Lord will be fully rewarded for all his labor.
Even among the children of God in this beautiful gospel light of the evening there is an inclination, on the part of a few at least, and maybe more than a few, to slow down and not be their very best and most active for God. We hope that this little book will arouse such ones to greater zeal and earnestness. Diligence, yea, constant application, is the secret of success in all manner of life and especially in the Christian life.
This volume is written for all those who desire to please God with a well-spent life. It is sent forth in Jesus’ name, with a prayer—that God bless and help both the reader and the writer to live life at its very best and fulfill the purpose of God concerning them.
Your humble servant in Christian love,