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Vendor: Destiny Image
Publication Date: 2011
In his compelling analogy of desire, author and pastor Dr. Jamal Bryant likens desire to a "wish," an unshakeable yearning to attain a goal"an internal aim for an external conquest." He explains truths that reveal the power of desire to work even when you are unaware of its activity.
Desire constantly tugs at everyone in a myriad of ways. This powerful training tool teaches you how to control your desires while simultaneously remembering to strive to achieve your godly desires.
Delight yourself also in the Lord, and He shall give you the desires of your heart (Psalm 34:7).
I Desire takes you on a journey into the truth about desire and its twinthe pursuit of happiness. Discussed are the elements of desire including psychology, philosophical, origin, and managing. You will make a spiritual connection for positive long-term thinking, behavior, and desires.
The practical advice flowing throughout every chapter is supported by closely related anecdotes about real-life, modern-day people as well as wonderfully relevant Bible stories.
Dr. Jamal Bryant has earned degrees from Duke and Oxford (Ph.D., Theology). He is also the host of the Got Power? television show, airing weekly to more than a million households in 35 U.S. cities. His work has been highlighted in Hope Today, Gospel Today, Emerge, Sister to Sister, USA Today, and The Source. As pastor of Empowerment Temple, he heads the fastest-growing church in the African Methodist Episcopal denomination and has an online following of about 35,000. He has ministered in Africa, France, England, India, and Australia and is the radio host of a program heard by a half million people across the continent of Africa. He has also been highlighted on CNN and in Essence and Ebony magazines.
LUCKYGUY007chicago ilAge: 45-54Gender: male5 Stars Out Of 5October 25, 2011LUCKYGUY007chicago ilAge: 45-54Gender: maleQuality: 5Value: 5Meets Expectations: 4Dr. Bryant chapters were very surprising, he used a very scholarly approach in dealing with desire from a biblical and psychological method, this book is a must read for small groups or for personal ediification.
richard r blakeBridgman, MIAge: Over 65Gender: male4 Stars Out Of 5August 10, 2011richard r blakeBridgman, MIAge: Over 65Gender: maleQuality: 4Value: 4Meets Expectations: 4World War Me Volume II
By: Jamal Bryant
Destiny Image Publishers, Inc.
P. O. Box 310
Shippensburg, PA 1725-0310
978-0768439120, $ 14.99, 2011, 124 Pages
Reviewed by Richard R. Blake
Keys to Transformation and Contentment
Award winning author Dr. Jamal Bryant writes to help the reader redirect destructive desires to empowering desires in his new book "World War Me Volume II: I Desire." Dr. Bryant puts in plain words the need to separate personal longing from divine inspiration, and the conflict and crisis of desire. He has an anointed gift for making "things spiritual" practical.
The book is more than a training tool; it is a roadmap, for the reader on a personal journey, into truth and the pursuit of happiness. Bryant weaves the elements of desire through the eyes of psychology, philosophy, foundational origins, practical management, and behavioral patterns. Bryant packs every chapter with sound advice illustrated with real-life anecdotes and relevant contemporary illustrations based on scriptural principles.
Jamal's writing has challenged me personally. David's affirmation in Psalms, chapter twenty-seven, verse four has long been a favorite of mine. The sub-title of this book is "I Desire." It is written with the prayer that the reader will: desire to see the face of God in worship. His glory will then change in attitude regarding desire for people, acceptance, and approval.
An amazing combination of application, inspiration, and counsel. Dr. Jamal Bryant's writing is comprehensive, well documented, and highly endorsed by Christian leaders.
I received a complimentary copy of this book from the publisher. The opinions I have expressed are my own. I am disclosing this in accordance with the Federal Trade Commission's guidelines.
As reviewed for Midwest Book Review.