Renovation of the Heart: Putting on the Character of Christ (audio)

Hovel Audio, 2005
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Overview

As Christians, we know that we are new creations in Jesus, so we try to act differently, hoping this will makes us more like him. But changing our outward behavior doesn’t change our hearts. Only by God’s grace can we be transformed internally.

Renovation of the Heart lays a biblical foundation for understanding what best-selling author Dallas Willard calls the “transformation of the spirit”—a divine process that “brings every element in our being, working from the inside out, into harmony with the will of God.” This fresh approach to spiritual growth explains the biblical reasons by Christians need to undergo change in six aspects of life: thought, feeling, will, body, social context, and soul. Willard also outlines a general pattern of transformation in each area, not as a sterile formula but rather as a practical process that can be followed without the guilt or perfectionism so many Christians wrestle with.

Don’t settle for complacency. Accept the challenge Renovation of the Heart offers to become an intentional apprentice of Jesus Christ, changing daily as you walk with him.

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Key Features

  • Explores the idea of spiritual formation and transformation
  • Discusses changes to the soul and mind through spiritual formation
  • Includes questions for thought and discussion following each chapter

Contents of Print Edition

  • Introducing Spiritual Formation: The “Beyond Within” and The Way of Jesus
  • The Heart in the System of Human Life
  • Radical Evil in the Ruined Soul
  • Radical Goodness Restored to the Soul
  • Spiritual Change: The Reliable Pattern
  • Transforming the Mind, 1: Spiritual Formation and the Thought Life
  • Transforming the Mind, 2: Spiritual Formation and Our Feelings
  • Transforming the Will (Heart or Spirit) and Character
  • Transforming the Body
  • Transforming Our Social Dimension
  • Transforming the Soul
  • The Children of Light and the Light of the World
  • Spiritual Formation in the Local Congregation

Product Details

  • Title: Renovation of the Heart: Putting on the Character of Christ
  • Author: Dallas Willard
  • Narrator: Dallas Willard
  • Edition: Unabridged
  • Publisher: christianaudio Hovel
  • Runtime: 12 hours
  • Resource Type: Audio
  • Topic: Spirituality

About Dallas Willard

Dallas Willard was a professor and former director of the School of Philosophy at The University of Southern California. He was the best-selling author of more than 30 publications, including The Divine Conspiracy, The Spirit of the Disciplines, and Hearing God.