In this compelling and helpful book, previously published as It Came From Within!, pastor and author Andy Stanley wrestles with what he calls "four invaders of the heart" --guilt, anger, greed, and jealousy.
One or another of these caustic emotions sabotages lives on a daily basis and destroys relationships. But Stanley assures readers that there is hope. In his trademark style--smart, engaging, and popular--he examines where these powerful forces come from and reveals effective strategies for overcoming them and moving toward healing and maturity.
This book does a wonderful job at diagnosing the root of the problem. Obviously, it identifies the core issue of who we are: sinners in need of God's grace. But more so than that, it pinpoints the areas in life that sin targets and explains how certain heart issues, such as greed, jealousy, anger, and guilt take root. Stanley includes metaphors and personal anecdotes to illustrate his poin... Read more
Andy Stanley tackles the subject of the heart in Enemy of the Heart. This book is a very enjoyable, but I wish Andy had actually been the narrator. The narrator does a great job, but Andy is such a great communicator Andy says that the 4 enemies are the heart are: guilt, anger, greed, and jealousy. He breaks these down into very manageable and easy to understand sections. Andy always does a ... Read more
Enemies of the Heart is actually the republishing of It Came From Within. In the original publication Andy has an introduction that is cut from the new edition. Also, the whole “creature feature” artwork and style is cut from this edition. I love this about the original edition. It seems that the reformatting is to appeal to a more wide audience. In the original intro Andy gives us the rundown... Read more