Spiritual Substance

The Heart of Christianity

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 Table of Contents

 

Title Page
Books of the Bible Abbreviations
Introduction
First Part of the Spiritual Life —
The Life and Death of Christ
     Chapter 1 - Spiritual Conversion
     Chapter 2 - A New Beginning
     Chapter 3 - Advent
     Chapter 4 - Confession
     Chapter 5 - Reparation
     Chapter 6 - Crosses
     Chapter 7 - Forgiving Others
     Chapter 8 - “God is with Us”
     Chapter 9 - The Mystery of Christmas
     Chapter 10 - “The Water of Life”
     Chapter 11 - Temptations
     Chapter 12 - The Replacement Prayer
     Chapter 13 - Spiritual Reading
     Chapter 14 - Trust
     Chapter 15 - THE EVANGELICAL COUNSELS Poverty (Humility)
     Chapter 16 - THE EVANGELICAL COUNSELS Chastity (Purity)
     Chapter 17 - THE EVANGELICAL COUNSELS Obedience (Charity)
     Chapter 18 - The Love of Christ
     Chapter 19 - The Beatitudes (Part I)
     Chapter 20 - The Beatitudes (Part II)
     Chapter 21 - Church and State
     Chapter 22 - The Struggle For the Family
     Chapter 23 - “For of Such Belongs the Kingdom of God”
     Chapter 24 - The True You
     Chapter 25 - The Intention of the Heart
     Chapter 26 - Responding to Divine Providence
     Chapter 27 - The Holy Eucharist
     Chapter 28 - Spiritual Balance
     Chapter 29 - The Suffering of Lent
     Chapter 30 - To Lose is to Gain
     Chapter 31 - “Resist the Devil”
     Chapter 32 - Abuse and Neglect
     Chapter 33 - Mount Calvary
Second Part of the Spiritual Life —
The Resurrection and Ascension of Christ
 
     Chapter 34 - The Season of Easter
     Chapter 35 - Contemplation
     Chapter 36 - From Old to New
     Chapter 37 - The Hearts of Jesus and Mary
     Chapter 38 - The Gifts of the Holy Spirit (Part I)
     Chapter 39 - The Gifts of the Holy Spirit (Part II)
     Chapter 40 - Abandonment to Divine Providence
     Chapter 41 - Christian Service
     Chapter 42 - Married Life
     Chapter 43 - Single Life
     Chapter 44 - Faith
     Chapter 45 - “The Poor in Spirit”
     Chapter 46 - The Last Days
     Chapter 47 - Holy Detachment and Union with God
     Chapter 48 - Our Home is Heaven
     Chapter 49 - The Holy Angels
     Chapter 50 - Overcoming the Evil One
     Chapter 51 - The Enemy
     Chapter 52 - Humility
     Chapter 53 - Hid in Mary
     Chapter 54 - Christ Crucified
     Chapter 55 - Purgatory
     Chapter 56 - “Perfect Love Casts Out Fear”
     Chapter 57 - “Call Upon Mary”
     Chapter 58 - The Ascension of Love
     Chapter 59 - Spiritual Power
     Chapter 60 - Spiritual Maturity
     Chapter 61 - To the Father
     Chapter 62 - The Blessed Trinity
Appendix  I — Lyrics & Lessons of Love
     The Crown of Patience - Lyric 1
     The Flame of Love - Lyric 2
     Resting in God - Lyric 3
     LESSONS OF LOVE
Appendix  II — The Sacraments
     The Seven Sacraments
Appendix  III — The Spiritual Life
     Some Notes
     A Journey, Battle or Relationship
     The Three Ages
Supplement One
     The Way of Christ
Supplement Two
     A Spiritual Treatise

 

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