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Ordering Your Private World

By: Gordon MacDonald
Narrated by: Maurice England
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Summary

We have schedule planners, computerized calendars, and self-stick notes to help us organize our business and social lives everyday. But what about organizing the other side of our lives - the spiritual side?

One of the great battlegrounds of the new century is within the private world of the individual. The values of our Western culture incline us to believe that the busy, publicly active person in ministry is also the most spiritual.

Tempted to give imbalanced attention to the public world at the expense of the private, we become involved in more programs, more meetings. Our massive responsibilities at home, work, and church have resulted in a lot of good people on the verge of collapse.

In this timely update of his classic Ordering Your Private World, Gordon MacDonald equips a new generation to live life from the inside out, cultivating the inner victory necessary for public effectiveness.

“With much enthusiasm I recommend this book to all of you who, like me, need order in your private world.” (Charles Swindoll, chancellor, Dallas Theological Seminary)

©2007 Gordon MacDonald (P)2017 Thomas Nelson

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"With much enthusiasm I recommend this book to all of you who, like me, need order in your private world." (Charles Swindoll, chancellor, Dallas Theological Seminary)
"This book was the primary instrument that God used to motivate me to integrate spiritual disciplines into my daily walk with Christ...I shudder to think where I'd be today had I not read it." (Bill Hybels, senior pastor, Willow Creek Community Church)

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Brilliant.. enjoyed it

Loved it..a classic. A must read for every believer. One of those u do Audible and then a print.

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Challenging and helpful

MacDonald stresses the need for the nurture of the spiritual life. His own experience, practical wisdom, Biblical examples, and the words of Christian leaders of the past are mined to show the necessity of being deliberate to achieve spiritual growth.

The sections most relevant to me related to journaling and Bible memorisation.

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