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Preaching to Longing Hearts

What should we think of human desires?

Editor's note: The subject of human desires—and how our preaching should take them into account—is complicated. Surely our preaching addresses at the deepest levels the full spectrum of human longings, yet at the same time preachers wonder just how intentional to be in speaking to the yearnings ...

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andy padolina

January 14, 2013  9:28am

good thought..... next time, we should be careful in delivering sermon... i noticed that no Holy Spirit or anointing mentioned. That's what we really need.. God bless..

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eileen evans

May 28, 2012  6:40pm

This is an excellent interview. It clarifies the need to redirect our desires, ormore accurately allow the Spirit to reform our desires, not attempt to "kill" them. The concept of redirecting/reformed desires also sheds more light on the character and nature of the loving, giving, compassionate God that we serve. Thank you.

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Charles Heyward

March 26, 2012  10:21am

This is an excellent interview. Thank you John for shedding light on an often neglected subject!

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Marshall Shelley

March 26, 2012  9:41am

This interview clarifies a lot of things for me. Thanks!

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