The Journey of Desire: Searching for the Life We've Only Dreamed Of

The Journey of Desire: Searching for the Life We've Only Dreamed Of

by John Eldredge

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The Journey of Desire: Searching for the Life We've Only Dreamed Of by John Eldredge

Sometimes it seems we just can't get what we want. Circumstances thwart our best-laid plans. We struggle to live a heartfelt life. Worst of all, says author John Eldredge, the modern church mistakenly teaches its people to kill desire (calling it sin) and replace it with duty or obligation (calling it sanctification). As a result, at best Christians tend to live safe, boring lives of resignation. At worst, their desire eventually breaks out in destructive ways such as substance abuse, affairs, and pornography addictions. But people were attracted to Jesus during His earthly ministry because He addressed their desires. In this compelling book, Eldredge invites readers to abandon resignation and addiction, acknowledge the significance of desire, and embark on an adventure he calls �our heart's most important journey.�

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780785298779
Publisher: Nelson, Thomas, Inc.
Publication date: 06/12/2001
Series: EZ Lesson Plan Series
Product dimensions: 8.48(w) x 10.97(h) x 0.25(d)

About the Author

John Eldredge is a counselor, teacher, and the author of numerous bestselling books includingWild at Heart,Epic,andBeautiful Outlaw. He is the director of Ransomed Heart, a ministry restoring masculinity to millions of men worldwide. John loves fly fishing, bow hunting, and great books. He lives in Colorado with his wife, Stasi.

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