Miller-Young Peoples Problems

Miller – Young People’s Problems

JR Miller’s work about Young People’s problems has 28 chapters like what am I here for? on Keeping Christ, the Use of Time, On control of Temper, etc.

JR Miller’s work about Young People’s problems has 28 chapters like what am I here for? on Keeping Christ, the Use of Time, On the control of Temper, etc.

Young People’s Problems

By J.R. Miller, 1898


The most important of all lessons are those which teach us how to live. There come points and experiences in every young person’s life when a choice word may give help, save from mistake, and make the way plain and clear. It is in the hope of throwing light on some of the questions which are sure to arise in young people’s lives, that these chapters have been written. It is not claimed that all the “problems” are here considered; but perhaps those eager to make life beautiful and rich, will find a little help in some of these pages.

Table of Contents of Young People’s Problems

1. Helping with the Problem
2. What Am I Here For?
3. The Home-life
4. About Your Mother
5. About Your Father
6. About Your Friends
7. Beginning a Christian Life
8. Getting Acquainted with Christ
9. About Consecration
10. About Prayer
11. The Bible in the Closet
12. The Matter of Conversation
13. On Keeping Quiet
14. Learning to Be Thoughtful
15. On the Control of Temper
16. Getting along with People
17. The Matter of Social Duties
18. The Use of Time
19. The Making of a Man
20. That will do
21. A High Sense of Honor
22. On Doing Our Best
23. About Your Shadow
24. Your Little Brother
25. The Blessing of Work
26. A Girl’s Questions
27. What is the Comfort?
28. Learning Contentment

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Biography of JR Miller

John R. Miller
John R. Miller

James Russell Miller (20 March 1840 – 2 July 1912) was a popular Christian author, Editorial Superintendent of the Presbyterian Board of Publication, and pastor of several churches in Pennsylvania and Illinois. In 1857, James entered Beaver Academy and in 1862 he progressed to Westminster College, Pennsylvania, which he graduated in June 1862. Then in the autumn of that year he entered the theological seminary of the United Presbyterian Church at Allegheny, Pennsylvania.

The Christian Commission

The Christian Commission was created in response to the disastrous First Battle of Bull Run. On 14 November 1861, the National Committee of the Young Men's Christian Association (YMCA) called a convention which met in New York City. The work of the United States Christian Commission was outlined and the organization completed the next day.

In March 1863, Miller promised to serve for six weeks as a delegate of the United States Christian Commission, but at the end of this time he was persuaded to become an Assistant Field Agent and later he was promoted to General Field Agent. He left the Commission on 15 July 1865.

Further Studies and the Pastorate

Miller resumed his interrupted studies at the Allegheny Theological Seminary in the fall of 1865 and completed them in the spring of 1867. That summer he accepted a call from the First United Presbyterian Church of New Wilmington, Pennsylvania. He was ordained and installed on 11 September 1867. Miller pastored various Presbyterian churches until his death. See for a Complete Biography of John Miller

Books by John Miller

During the time that John Miller was on the Presbyterian Board, he added several dozen periodicals to their offerings. Miller's lasting fame is through his books. Many are still in publication.

  • Week Day Religion, 1880
  • Home Making, 1882 (currently published by The Vision Forum as The Family)
  • In His Steps: For Those Beginning the Christian Life, 1885
  • The Wedded Life, 1886
  • Silent Times, 1886
  • Come Ye Apart, 1887
  • The Marriage Altar, 1888
  • Practical Religion, 1888
  • Bits of Pasture, 1890
  • Making the Most of Life, 1891
  • The Everyday of Life, 1892
  • Girls: Faults and Ideals, 1892
  • Young Men: Faults and Ideals, 1893
  • Glimpses Through Life's Windows, 1893
  • The Building of Character, 1894
  • Secrets of Happy Home Life, 1894
  • Life’s Byways and Waysides, 1895
  • For a Busy Day, 1895
  • Year Book, 1895
  • Family Prayers, 1895
  • The Hidden Life, 1895
  • The Blessing of Cheerfulness, 1896
  • Things to Live For, 1896
  • Story of A Busy Life, 1896
  • A Gentle Heart, 1896
  • Personal Friendships of Jesus, 1897
  • By the Still Waters, 1897
  • The Secret of Gladness, 1898
  • The Joy of Service, 1898
  • The Master’s Blessed, 1898
  • Young People’s Problems, 1898
  • Unto the Hill, 1899
  • Strength and Beauty, 1899
  • The Golden Gate of Prayer, 1900
  • Loving My Neighbour, 1900
  • The Ministry of Comfort, 1901
  • Summer Gathering, 1901
  • How? When? Where?, 1901
  • The Upper Currents, 1902
  • Today and Tomorrow, 1902
  • In Perfect Peace, 1902
  • The Lesson of Love, 1903
  • The Face of the Master, 1903
  • Our New Eden, 1904
  • Finding the Way, 1904
  • The Inner Life, 1904
  • Manual for Communicant Classes, 1905
  • The Beauty of Kindness, 1905
  • When the Song Begins, 1905
  • The Best Things, 1907
  • Glimpses of the Heavenly Life, 1907
  • Morning Thoughts for Every Day in The Year, 1907
  • Evening Thoughts, 1908
  • The Gate Beautiful, 1909
  • The Master's Friendships, 1909
  • The Beauty of Every Day, 1910
  • The Beauty of Self Control, 1911
  • Learning to Love, 1911
  • The Book of Comfort, 1912
  • The Joy of The Lord, 1912
  • Devotional Hours with the Bible (eight volumes), 1909-1913

Works by John Miller

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