"Christian Consistency", authored by Rev. E. Mannering was first printed c1850 by the Presbyterian Board of Publications. The author desires to remind us of the connection between experimental and practical religion with special reference to the welfare of young Christians. "The Formation of Character", authored by B. M. Palmer, is made up of lectures first printed by the Religious Book Depository in 1899. The 12 lectures include: Youth, the formattive period; Elements which enter into character; influence of piety in forming character; Obligation arising from the trust of life; Obstacles to piety in the young; Choice of amusements; Sin of profane swearing; Sin of Sabbath- breaking; Intemperance and sins of the flesh; The sin of gambling; The Scriptures, our rule.