Title: Idols: God’S Battle For Our Hearts
Publication Date: 2010
Book Condition: Good
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Synopsis:When we hear the word ‘idol’ we tend to think of football players or pop stars. We may even remember that some people’s religion meant worshipping idols: little or large statues that represented a god. But what has this to do with us today Julian Hardyman is increasingly convinced that idolatry putting anything else in the place that is rightfully God’s explains us and our problems: Why we get so angry about traffic jams. What drives us to work so hard our marriage hits the rocks. What lies behind that compulsion to look at pornography. He has also found that God is engaged in a war to win back our hearts. CONTENTS Introduction: God’s battle for our hearts Part One: Who has idols anyway 1. Idol diagnosis 2. Needs or preferences 3. More and more and more 4. Lust 5. Beauty and body image 6. People idols 7. Religious and church idols 8. Political, intellectual and cultural idols Part Two: What’s the big problem9. Strange worship, glory swapping 10. What idols do to God 11. What idols do to us Part Three: Idol busting 12. Repentance and forgiveness 13. Adoption and the Spirit 14. A supreme and satisfying love 15. Rest instead of restlessness 16. Spiritual Facebook 17. Submission to God’s will and word 18. Looking forward to the glory of God 19. You’re so vain, you probably think this book is about you.
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