74309d7132 Close Subscribe to Plough Browse by Topic Faith Anabaptists Bible Studies Devotional Reading Discipleship Early Christians Prayer Witness View All Life Aging Grieving Marriage Parenting Relationships Forgiveness Work View All Justice Culture of Life Environment Nonviolence Politics Reconciliation Social Justice Sustainable Living View All Community Church Community Education Family Corner Intentional Community Leadership Service Singleness View All Culture Art Holidays Literature Music Poetry Seasons Short Stories View All More From Plough Magazine Plough Quarterly Current Issue Subscribe Renew Back Issues Books Children's Books Poetry and Literary Fiction Devotionals New and Noteworthy Christian Living Spiritual Classics Biography and Memoir View All Our Authors Johann Christoph Arnold Sren Kierkegaard Pope Francis Astrid Lindgren Fyodor Dostoyevsky Elizabeth Goudge Dietrich Bonhoeffer More Events Language Franais Deutsch Lietuvi Espaol Profile Settings Log Out Log In Register . Arnold assures us that tempting thoughts are not sinful in and of themselves. Tanya Tanya Close Close Write a Review Comment Name Email Submit Table of Contents The Struggle Temptation Deliberate Sin The Will The Power of Suggestion Autosuggestion Fascination Suppression Faith Self-Surrender Confession Prayer Detachment Repentance and Rebirth Healing Purification The Cross Living for the Kingdom You May Also Like Discipleship J. I fully intend to get the word out to my parish and anyone else I can think of about this priceless opportunity. Heinrich Arnold Learn More Why Forgive? Johann Christoph Arnold Learn More Seeking Peace Johann Christoph Arnold Learn More You Carried Me Melissa Ohden Learn More . Those who knew him best remember Arnold as a down-to-earth man who would warmly welcome any troubled person in for a cup of coffee and a chat. Heinrich ArnoldPublisher: Plough Publishing HouseKeywords: thoughts, sinful, freedomNumber of Pages: 134Published: 1998-01ISBN-10: 0874860946ISBN-13: 9780874860948 Book Description: Its one of those topics most of us would rather avoid in conversation -- why would anyone want to reveal private jealousies, resentments, fantasies, temptations, or other weaknesses? Yet steady sales of this valuable little book attest that there are plenty of us who struggle with these things -- and desire help. Heinrich Arnold Foreword by John Michael Talbot 3.62 Stars on Goodreads Read Reviews Drawing on the words of Jesus, and on years of experience as a pastoral counselor, Arnold guides the reader from frustration, guilt and self-doubt to single-minded freedom and finding peace in Christ. Both force you to look deep within your own life.
Dallas Willard, Author, The Spirit of the Disciplines Reminds me of Kierkegaard's great classic, Purity of Heart. Read More Review of Freedom from Sinful Thoughts I believe the Lord led me to this book. Freedom from Sinful Thoughts has proved itself invaluable for new believers, pastors, counselors, youth ministers, and anyone seeking a closer relationship with God. For anyone who wavers at times between obeying the voice of the conscience and giving in to the lower nature, this book offers sage advice for coming through the struggle. J. Menu Show Site Search Search Cancel Log In Profile Settings Log Out EmailPassword Forget Password? Remember Me Log In Don't have an account yet? Register Cart Shopping Cart Close Explore Plough Books Children's Books Poetry and Literary Fiction Devotionals New and Noteworthy Christian Living Spiritual Classics Biography and Memoir View Cart Subtotal: Checkout Subscribe Plough Quarterly magazine Plough Quarterly features stories, ideas, and culture for people eager to put their faith into action. Bill I've been taught by the Spirit through Arnold's sensitive eloquence on a subject most fumble over. Nouwen Loving and sensitive, Arnold makes his readers feel encouraged rather that judged.