The Christian Heritage: Answers for a Searching World (Revised and Expanded)

The Christian Heritage: Answers for a Searching World (Revised and Expanded)

by Floyd Bland
The Christian Heritage: Answers for a Searching World (Revised and Expanded)

The Christian Heritage: Answers for a Searching World (Revised and Expanded)

by Floyd Bland

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Overview

Finding peace and serenity in a post-modern, post-pandemic, twenty-first century society with escalating political and social contention, crime, violence, health and safety concerns, and untimely deaths producing anxiety, depression, isolation, and loneliness has been impossible. Or has it? Lasting tranquility is possible when we use the principles Jesus Christ has shown and given us. The Christian Heritage shows us how we can use His captivating model to live productive and fulling lives in an ever-changing world.


Table of Contents

 

Preface:

Why I Believe in the Christian Heritage         

My Story

Living Proof

Changing the World

 

With Gratitude

 

Introduction: Called to Glory and Virtue

A Sin Problem

God's Intervention: Jesus Christ

 

Chapter One: Diligently Add to Your Faith    

What is Faith?

The Object of Faith: Jesus Christ

The Result of Faith and Repentance

 

Chapter Two: Add Virtue to Your Faith

Not for Men Only

Personal Virtue

Social Virtue

God's People Act Differently

Scenario: A Problem with Money

 

Chapter Three: Add Knowledge to Your Virtue

The Reverend Dr. L. B. Moss

What is Knowledge?

Our Need for Christian Discipleship

Christian Service

The Importance of Christian Experience

Scenario: Double Trouble 

 

Chapter Four: Add Temperance to Your Knowledge

Temperance vs. Self-Indulgence

My Observation

Scenario: What's It Worth?

 

Chapter Five: Add Patience to Your Temperance

Who Shall Endure?

God's Providence and Preservation

A Persevering Attachment to Christ

Story: A Missionary, a Preacher, and an Old Man

 

Chapter Six: Add Godliness to Your Patience

God's Holiness and Our Godliness

Godliness Revealed

Scenario: For the Sake of the Call

 

Chapter Seven: Add Brotherly Kindness to Your Godliness

From Partiality to Family

We Are a Christian Family

Scenario: A True Friend

 

Chapter Eight: Add Love to Your Brotherly Kindness

A New Commandment

God's Love Becomes Human

The Greatest of These is Love

Scenario: Abiding in Love

 

Epilogue: Not I, But Christ

One Saturday

Over the Years

The Next Step 

 

Appendices                                                                       

Appendix A: Suggested Christian Heritage Code

Appendix B: Suggested Scenario Answers

 

About the Author


Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781732534261
Publisher: Not Of The World Ministries, Inc
Publication date: 02/01/2022
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: eBook
Pages: 1430
File size: 2 MB

About the Author

Floyd Bland has served as elder, teacher, chaplain, and administrator to help others grow in their faith through sound, practical, Bible-based models for Christian living. A seminary graduate, Floyd's other books include Radical Forgiveness Through the Eyes of Jesus, Five Things Every Christian Must Know, Oh For The Joy! Forgiven and Free in Christ, and The Last Words of Jesus to His Disciples: Enduring Lessons of Faith, Hope, and Love. Floyd married his best friend and helpmate. Together, they have two grown children and a grandson.
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