Thursday, July 7, 2011

Enemies Of The Heart

Enemies of the Heart is almost like a handbook to an honest self-assessment. From the moment you start this book, you will read things that will make you think, "Yeah, that does sound a little like me". I think that Andy Stanley did a great job of narrowing down the four poisons to the heart: guilt, anger, greed, and jealousy. And honestly, who doesn't suffer from at least one of those afflictions?

Stanley provides an honest and genuine explanation and antedote for all four of those afflictions in his book. I think that if you even thing for one second that you might feel guilty or angry, you should sit down now and start turning the pages. Stanley uses a biblical approach to these secular problems, and I found his book to be supremely useful in giving my own heart an honest assessment.
I think this book is ideal for nearly anyone who wants to life a happier life, free of guilt, anger, greed, or jealousy. Stanley's wisdom and biblical vantage point make a great combination. His tone isn't demeaning, but rather empathetic and understanding. Loved it! Great job, Andy!

FTC DISCLAIMER: “I received this book for free from WaterBrook Multnomah Publishing Group for this review”.

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