The Reward of Childhood Truth Author:Reprints of 18th century tales The Reward of Childhood Truth tells in two different stories how God honors honesty. — In the first story, The Truth Insures the Future for Charles and Harry, two brothers tell the truth when they accidentally destroy the neighbor's prize plant. Even though the neighbor rudely rejects their apologies at the time, the elderly man remembers their h... more »onesty years later. He extends a helping hand to the brothers when they are young men. Thus, the childhood honesty of the brothers leads to many blessings for Charles, Harry, and their neighbor Mr. Arnold.
When Mary and her brother Charles are disobedient, Mary is injured. The two children lie to hide their disobedience from their parents. The story Little Mary's First and Last Falsehood shows how listening to the temper's deceitful voice once often leads on to other lies. God makes little Mary's conscience suffer in misery until she repented her sin and confessed as Scripture teaches in John 1:8-9.
These stories are reprints from 18th century books, rewritten in children's language and modern English, still retain the original McGuffeyesque character.« less