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Enemies Of The Heart

Breaking Free from the Four Emotions That Control You

Andy Stanley

About Enemies Of The Heart

Break free from the destructive power of guilt, anger, greed, and jealousy.
Divorce. Job loss. Estrangement from family members. Broken friendships.
The difficult circumstances you are dealing with today are likely being fed by one of four emotional forces that compels you to act in undesirable ways, sometimes even against your will.
Andy Stanley explores each of these destructive forces—guilt, anger, greed, and jealousy—and how they infiltrate your life and damage your relationships. He says that, left unchallenged they have the power to destroy your home, your career, and your friendships.
In Enemies of the Heart, Andy offers practical, biblical direction to help you fight back, to take charge of those feelings that mysteriously control you, and to restore your broken relationships.
Includes a six-week discussion guide—a valuable resource for small groups!

Previously released as It Came from Within


Praise for Enemies of the Heart

“Andy Stanley touches the right nerve at the right time. We all have an understandable tendency to focus on the problems others need to address in their lives. But Andy encourages us to put ourselves on the hook and not let go until we’ve made any necessary changes. This book shined a spotlight on some of those areas I need to work on, and
I know it will do the same for you.”
—Shaunti Feldhahn, best-selling author of For Women Only

“Andy Stanley is a master teacher for a generation that loves to be taught. Here is yet more proof of Andy’s ability to take us deep in a way that makes us want to go there. This is a great book.”
—Dave Ramsey, New York Times best-selling author and nationally syndicated radio host

“Read this book with caution! You will probably uncover some mean and ugly stuff in the depths of your own heart. I sure did. The good news is that Andy Stanley doesn’t leave you there to struggle; instead, he offers wise, biblical remedies that every Christian should make part of their own spiritual habits. This is great stuff that I enjoyed teaching
at our church.”
—Doug Fields, former associate pastor, Saddleback Church

About Andy Stanley

Andy Stanley
Communicator, author, and pastor Andy Stanley founded Atlanta-based North Point Ministries in 1995. Today, NPM consists of six churches in the Atlanta area and a network of more than 50 churches around the globe that collectively serve nearly 90,000 people weekly. A survey of U.S. pastors in Outreach Magazine identified Andy Stanley as one of the top ten most influential living pastors in America.
Andy holds an undergraduate degree in journalism from Georgia State University and a master’s degree from Dallas Theological Seminary. He is the author of more than 20 books, including The New Rules for Love, Sex & Dating; Ask It; How to Be Rich; Deep & Wide; Enemies of the Heart; When Work & Family Collide; Visioneering; and Next Generation Leader.
In the digital world, his success reaches well beyond the local Atlanta area. Over 1.8 million of Andy’s messages, leadership videos, and podcasts are accessed from North Point’s website monthly.
In 2012, Your Move with Andy Stanley premiered on NBC after Saturday Night Live, giving him an even wider audience with which to share his culturally relevant, practical insights for life and leadership. Currently, over six million episodes are consumed each month through television and podcasts, underscoring Stanley’s impact not only as a communicator but also as an influencer of culture.
Nothing is as personal as his passion for engaging with live audiences, which he has pursued for over two decades at leadership events around the world. In high demand, he speaks at various annual events before audiences of both church and organizational leaders, including conferences such as Catalyst, Leadercast, and the WCA Global Leadership Summit.
“I cannot fill their cups,” he often says of the opportunity to impact leaders in business and in ministry, “but I have a responsibility to empty mine.”
Andy and his wife, Sandra, have three grown children and live near Atlanta.

Product Details

224 pages | Published by Multnomah

On Sale Date: Jun 21, 2011

Trim Size: 5-3/16 x 8

Carton Quantity: 24

Sneak Peek

Are you being sabotaged by your emotions? Click here to download chapter one of Enemies of the Heart. Andy Stanley offers fresh biblical direction to help you overcome the destructive emotions of guilt, anger, greed, and jealousy that can control your heart. Click here to download chapter one of Enemies of the Heart.

By Jose Nieves

As with many other books by Andy Stanley, this is a great practical view at the common enemies of our spiritual growth. I serve in a bilingual church, Spanish and English, that served a primarily Hispanic community. We used this book to create a Telenovela by the name of Enemigos del Corazon that dealt with each enemies each week. You can not get more practical for spiritual growth that this book. Another great book by Andy Stanley.  

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By Justin Pobst

This book was perfect for anyone who is struggling with reoccurring sin. And that should be all of us. Andy does a great job of unpacking the four main enemies of the heart. This will open your eyes and convict you from start to finish.  It's a great read for both new and old Christians.  

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By Jeff Borden

I have appreciated the communication skills of Andy Stanley for years. Personally, I think he is one of the great communicators and teachers of our day. I have often marveled at his ability to repackage timeless teaching and contemporize it for the present audience. Enemies of the Heart is another sterling example of this gift that Stanley has.While Enemies of the heart touts â??"Four Emotions That Control You,â? the primary teachings that it...

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By Jeremy Hellums

Enemies of the Heart: Breaking Free from the Four Emotions That Control You by Andy Stanley is a helpful book when it comes to the many hangups in life that many of us face.  When reading Stanley, like many of his other books, he is able to take complex and important truths and explain them in simple terms.  Personally, I enjoy listening and reading Andy Stanley materialCentered on Proverbs 4:23, "Above all else, guard your heart for it is...

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By Heidi Scharping

A definite read for anyone dealing with unforgiveness and the baggage that comes with it.  This book gives down to earth, biblical advice on how to free yourself from it and how to remain free from it.   

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