Learn A Trade

“You should help your children to acquire a knowledge,

 that, if necessary, they could live by their own labor.

You should teach them to be decided in following the calls

of duty.”

Teach Use of Tools—When children reach a suitable age,

 they should be provided with tools. If their work is made

 interesting, they will be found apt pupils in the use of

tools. If the father is a carpenter, he should give his boys

 lessons in house building, ever bringing into his

instruction lessons from the Bible, the words of Scripture

 in which the Lord compares human beings to His


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