The principles of restoring a fallen Christian come straight from Scripture and provide insightful, practical, and thorough instructions to help bring someone back to Jesus Christ.
PART 1 – IDENTIFYING AND HELPING TO RESTORE THE FALLEN CHRISTIAN.
CHAPTER 1: THE RESTORER
A Biblical look at the duties and challenges that face the Restorer. Take a verse by verse look at how we are to treat the Fallen Christian and discover why you ought to be a Restorer.
CHAPTER 2: PETER’S FALL – FAILURE AND DEPRESSION
Peter fell due to failure and depression over that depression. He left the ministry to go back to fishing. Examine his Fall and what Jesus did to help restore him.
CHAPTER 3: KING SAUL’S FALL – JUSTIFIED MISTAKES
King Saul fell while trying to do the right thing in the wrong way. It backfired on him and he fell into sin. Examine the steps he took in his fall and what you can do to prevent or restore someone similar.
CHAPTER 4: THE PRODIGAL SON’S FALL – LOVED PLEASURE
The Prodigal Son fell because he was materialistic and selfish. He believed the world could bring him happiness. Examine his decisions and what you can do to Restore someone similar.
CHAPTER 5: JUDAS ISCARIOT’S FALL – BESETTING SIN
Judas fell because of a besetting sin that began to dominate his life. It grew to the point where he betrayed Jesus. Study his fall and determine how you can help a Fallen Christian who fell in such a manner.
CHAPTER 6: KING DAVID’S FALL– SIN OF PASSION
David fell when he let his guard down. This happens to even the best of us. Study his fall and how you can help someone caught up in a similar mess.
CHAPTER 7: KING SOLOMON’S FALL – WRONG INFLUENCES
Solomon fell when he allowed something other than God to rule his heart. Find out what the Restorer can do when this happens and even what you can do prevent it.
CHAPTER 8: CAIN’S FALL – ANGRY AT BEING SLIGHTED
Cain fell when he got bitter and angry. His anger let to a terrible sin. Many Christians fall like this in a fit of passion. Find out how to help restore such a one.
CHAPTER 9: JONAH’S FALL – AUTHORITY ISSUES
Jonah fell when he disagreed with God and felt he had a better way. His disagreement with God put him in opposition with God. This happens sometimes. Find out what you can do to help this Fallen Christian.
CHAPTER 10: ABSALOM’S FALL – INJUSTICE AND VENGEANCE
Absalom fell because of an injustice done to him or someone he loved. He took justice into his own hand. Many Christians do something similar. Find out how to help someone who feels betrayed.
CHAPTER 11: KING NEBUCHADNEZZAR’S FALL – PRIDE
King Nebuchadnezzar fell due to pride and arrogance. This happens to many Christians and it brings them low. Studying Nebuchadnezzar will help the Restorer help similar Fallen Christians.
CHAPTER 12: SAMSON’S FALL – PLAYED THE FOOL
Samson fell because he was a fool. He followed the path of least resistance and it got him in trouble. Many unprepared Christians walk in a similar path. Find out what the Restorer can do.
CHAPTER 13: THE APOSTATE’S FALL – APOSTASY AND REJECTION
The Bible talks of what happens to someone who knows the truth and rejects it intentionally. Study the signs of such a person and what you can do to help prevent it in someone else’s life.
PART 2 – BECOMING INFLUENTIAL IN THE LIFE OF THE FALLEN
CHAPTER 14: UNDERSTANDING MOTIVATIONS
If you are going to help restore someone, you will need to understand what motivates people. This chapter explains the positive and negative motivations that drive people.
CHAPTER 15: INFLUENCING THE HEART
Whoever has your heart is who influences you the greatest. Learn different ways to capture the heart of those you are trying to influence to make the biggest impact in their lives.
CHAPTER 16: BECOMING MORE INFLUENTIAL
A study on influence and what constitutes good influence. Learn to leverage the influence you have and to understand where you can make the largest impact.
CHAPTER 17: INFLUENCING THE INFLUENTIAL
A guide to influencing those in power or position. How to make an impact on leaders when you are the follower. What to do when your leader falls.
PART 3 – HELPING THE HEALING PROCESS
CHAPTER 18: REMOVING SPIRITUAL INFECTION
Learn why people stay bitter, why they stay fallen, why they often fall back into the cesspool they tried to crawl out of. Learn what you can do to keep them from going back.
CHAPTER 19: THE RECONCILIATION PROCESS
Study the God given tools for reconciliation. Reconciliation is the general theme of the Bible! It is a ministry. God gave us three tools to help accomplish this. Learn how to use them.
CHAPTER 20: REBUILDING TRUST AND PURPOSE
Once a Fallen Christian has broken our trust, it is hard to trust them again. Learn how to build their trustworthiness and give them the purpose they need to continue forward.
CHAPTER 21: A FINAL WORD TO THE RESTORER
Concluding thoughts on the power of the Restorer and a charge to become one.
CHAPTER 22: QUESTIONS AND ANSWERS FOR THE RESTORER
Deals with miscellaneous situations not really addressed in the rest of the book. Helpful tips when dealing with unusual situations.