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Enemies of the Heart

Breaking Free from the Four Emotions That Control You
Narrated by: Lloyd James
Length: 6 hrs and 3 mins
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Summary

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 listeners 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.

©2011 Andy Stanley (P)2011 christianaudio.com

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Great book well read.

This was a good book well written with many challenges. Would recommend this to anyone serious about challenging the enemies of their heart.

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  • Susan Chaffee
  • 21-08-12

good soul searcher

Would you recommend this audiobook to a friend? If so, why?

yes. WOW!. Makes you think about how you live your life currently and what God really wants. I knew I had some baggage like everyone does but I never used this approach to look at myself better.

What did you like best about this story?

the ah- ha moments

Any additional comments?

going to get in paperback so I can do the workbook parts and refer to others

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  • Keron
  • 19-12-11

ARE YOU UP FOR A CHALLENGE?

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Andy Stanley frankly addresses fear, jealousy, anger & greed in the context of how these issues of the heart impact our daily life & reactions to both inconsequential & crisis situations.
It IS challenging - it is a mirror - but very worthwhile & loaded with authenticity - a hallmark of Andy Stanley's ministry. I am now on my 3rd listening of this recording. excellent stuff.

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  • Justin
  • 16-09-12

Lots of insight into dealing with heart issues

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I very much enjoyed this book. You can deal with your heart issues so much better when you understand why you feel the way you feel. He really digs into some core issues and how you can bring healing to your heart by finding those issues and bringing them to Christ.

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  • Amazon Customer
  • 05-06-12

Getting rid of heart poison

Would you recommend this audiobook to a friend? If so, why?

Yes. It gets beneath the surface and uncovers destructive emotions that will eventually derail us if not dealt with.

What was one of the most memorable moments of Enemies of the Heart?

How anger says: "You owe me." Greed says: "I owe me," Jealousy says: "God owe me." Guilt says: "I owe you."

What does Lloyd James bring to the story that you wouldn’t experience if you just read the book?

Lloyd James read the book well.

Was there a moment in the book that particularly moved you?

Yes, how some of the poison in my heart was exposed! Now I am taking steps to clear up the poison so it does not effect most important relationships in my life.

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  • Paula
  • 14-03-12

Compelling, Heart Revelation, Life Changing

What did you love best about Enemies of the Heart?

The author, Andy Stanley, deals with a serious and sensitive subject matter and right through the audio, he manages to make the listener think, 'How does this apply to me and others in my life?' It has helped me to further understand the 'why' in how we behave and to look behind the behaviours to see the reason a person behaves in a certain way, instead of just the behaviours which are the out working of a much deeper issue. I love his sense of humour, I often smiled and sometimes laughed out loud, however there were times when the Lord touched my heart so deeply, I wanted to weep for the lack of understanding and compassion in the world.

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  • Cynthia
  • 09-01-12

RIGHT ON THE MARK COULD HELP ALL PEOPLE.

Where does Enemies of the Heart rank among all the audiobooks you’ve listened to so far?

TOP

Who was your favorite character and why?

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What does Lloyd James bring to the story that you wouldn’t experience if you just read the book?

LIKE VOICE

What did you learn from Enemies of the Heart that you would use in your daily life?

THIS BOOK CAN HELP ALL WHO LISTEN.

Any additional comments?

WISH ALL WOULD LISTEN COULD CHANGE THE WORD.

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  • Heide
  • 18-01-19

Awesome listening

Learned much wisdom and insight from Andy Stanley from issues that can really take hold of my emotions. He is easy to understand and is practical to resolve issues in my heart that I tend to hold onto. Will listen to this again

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  • Murphy’s Mom
  • 04-12-18

Truthful and heart-wrenching

I wish I would have read this years ago. So many of the things he talks about happening if you don’t get these emotions under control have already happened in my life. It’s disheartening to think of the damage that’s already been done.
Andy gives practical examples with just enough biblical reference without making it too preachy.

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  • Anonymous User
  • 17-07-18

Great Audiobook!

This book was amazing in audio format. I will now go buy the hard copy so I can highlight all of the Gold within it.

Huge fan of Andy Stanley!

Only thing that would’ve made this great audiobook even greater is if Andy narrated it himself.

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  • Robert M. Hardister
  • 12-06-18

Simple, but good!

This is not a deep study. But put aside some the “but what about” questions, and do what the doctor prescribes and very likely you’ll see real positive changes in yourself and in your relationships. I have. Thank you Andy!