The Sorrows of Fathers and Sons
Robert Louis Stevenson, the author of Treasure Island, wasborn in 1850 and raised in a Christian home in Scotland. His father wasa civil engineer and brought up his only child to know and believe theBible and the Shorter Catechism.
When Robert went to Edinburgh University, he left this childhood faithand never returned. He formed a club that had as one of its mottos,“Ignore everything that our parents taught us.” His father found thiswritten on a piece of paper and was... Continue Reading