Life is God's first gift, and on its use depend the enjoyment and employment of all other gifts. How, then, shall the most be made of life? The Divine Creator says, "I am the Lord thy God which teacheth thee to profit." For a profitless life, that worst of all waste, there can be neither excuse nor extenuation. - p. 9-10.
Herein we briefly trace the story of the whole movement and of the so-called "Keswick Convention" in England, from its beginnings through the more than quarter of a century of its annual recurrence, and seek to show what are the truths, principles, and practises for which "Keswick" stands. - p. x.