Idols of the Heart: Learning to Long for God Alone


Many people desire to live godly lives but feel trapped in habitual sins. This book reveals that at the heart of every besetting sin lies idolatry.
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Many people desire to live godly lives but feel trapped in habitual sins. This book reveals that at the heart of every besetting sin lies idolatry.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780875521985
  • Publisher: P&R Publishing
  • Publication date: 1/28/2002
  • Pages: 232
  • Sales rank: 249,965
  • Product dimensions: 5.40 (w) x 8.40 (h) x 0.70 (d)

Table of Contents

List of Illustrations 9
Acknowledgments 11
Introduction: Observing the World's Gods 13
1. Rachel's Gods and You 19
2. Undivided Adoration 31
3. Of First Importance 44
4. The Heart Changer 59
5. Better Than Life 75
6. Knowing Your Heart 90
7. Thinking about Your God 107
8. Longing for God 123
9. Willing to Obey 140
10. Resisting Your Idols 155
11. Crushing Your False Gods 172
12. Delighting in God 191
Appendix A Discovering Sinful Patterns and False Gods 207
Appendix B What it Means to be Legalistic 209
Appendix C How You Can Know If You Are a Christian 213
Notes 217
Index of Scripture 233
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  • Anonymous

    Posted October 24, 2003

    What does your heart love most?

    Long after reading,this book continues to help me to sort out the loves of my heart and how they affect my daily walk with God. I can more easily analyze my motives for actions that I take, whether they are driven by a love for God or another idol I have put in His place.

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