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A Legacy of Faith

Things I Learned From My Father
Graham, Ruth, 1950- (Book - 2006)
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Filled with previously unpublished family photos and excerpts from personal letters, the youngest daughter of Billy and Ruth Bell Graham provides a rare glimpse into the life of the 20th century's most influential evangelist, shedding new light on his love for the world.

Zondervan House
Ruth Graham—third child and youngest daughter of Billy and Ruth Bell Graham—offers a rare, inside look at the twentieth century’s most influential evangelist. In this substantive portrait, Ruth reflects on several different subjects, including her father’s love for the world, his humility, grace, and loyalty. She concludes the book with a chapter on authenticity, written just after Dr. Graham’s final crusade, which was held in New York in June 2005. Includes many previously unpublished Graham family photos and excerpts from personal letters.
What is Billy Graham really like? In these pages, Ruth Graham---his third daughter---offers an inside look at one of the twentieth century’s greatest men. Using memories, personal insights, unpublished letters, and photographs, Ruth presents a rich, dimensional portrait of her father, while sharing the legacy he has passed on to her---lessons in love, humility, grace, loyalty, and authenticity.

Authors: Graham, Ruth, 1950-
Statement of Responsibility: Ruth Graham, with Stacy Mattingly
Title: A legacy of faith
things I learned from my father
Publisher: Grand Rapids, Mich. : Inspirio, 2006
Characteristics: 187, [4] p. : ill. (some col.) ; 18 cm.
Bibliography: Includes bibliographical references (p. [190]-[191])
Contents: Love for the world
Called to love
Family sacrifices
At home
Keeping it real
Seeing daddy's world
Experiencing the love
Showing me the way
A father's heart
Depending on God
Fathering from a distance
Love and affection
Personal encouragement
Spiritual guidance
Mediated relationship
Hole in my heart
Knowing my father's heart
Humility through weakness
Total dependence on God through prayer
The posture of the learner
Learning for the Gospel's sake
Student of the world
Humility in China
Ultimate example
Grace
Welcome home
Living under grace
Doing the best we can
Doing his best through discipline
Study to show yourself approved
Joy in discipline
Teaching me discipline in study
The character of Christ
Loyalty
Old warhorses
Team loyalty
Leading with loyalty
Handling betrayal
Letting God handle it
Authenticity
Just himself
More time
Authenticity in New York
Authentic humility
Legacy of faith
God's love
Authentic values
Nothing of the work of God dies
Peace with God
The little platform
Subject Headings: Christian life Fathers and daughters Religious aspects Christianity Graham, Ruth, 1950- Graham, Billy, 1918-
Topical Term: Christian life
Fathers and daughters
Additional Contributors: Mattingly, Stacy
LCCN: 2006280884
ISBN: 9780310812180
0310812186
Branch Call Number: 269.2092 G
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