The seven chapters in this little book were de livered as lectures to the Jackson Springs Sum mer Assembly, under the auspices of the Baptist State Convention of North Carolina, in the last week of June, 1904. They are published practi cally as they were delivered and at the request of the Assembly. Many delightful memories come thronging my mind as I now write, memories of the wood robins caroling in the pine trees as I tried to talk to a large and deeply spiritual and sympathetic audience about the words of Jesus. If a still larger audience can be led to earnest study of the Master's teaching, this volume will not be in vain. These seven lectures are not an exhaustive discussion of the teaching of Christ. No book is that, but this one only claims to set forth the main points in Christ's teaching around which the rest clings.