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Ordering Your Private World

By: Gordon MacDonald
Narrated by: Maurice England
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Publisher's 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

Critic Reviews

"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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Life changing.

I really enjoyed this book. Me suggestions on organizing my private life and having time for what is really important are invaluable.

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Wise Encouragment

I really appreciated and enjoyed the author sharing his experiences. It was read from the heart based off of personal experience. Embodied.
Thank you for sharing your stories.
Blessed be.

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Couldn't Stop Listening

So much good content. My words would not do it justice. Make sure you have a pen and paper handy when you listen for yourself, because you are not going to want to forget the awesome truths this book relates.

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You have to get this book

Gordon never disappoints me. This is book is a gift from Heaven. You must get it if you are serious about cultivating your inner world. Gordon' is blunt, vulnerable and insightful. I enjoy sitting at his feet to learn from his wisdom and experiences.

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I will always remember this book!

Can't recommend it enough! A must read for every believer who wishes to be more, do more, leave behind more... the list goes on. All the glory to our Lord for teaching us through Gordon; thank you to the both of you.

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Exceptional

Years of experience and wisdom has been poured into this book, life changing and informative

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Inspiring listen. You will want to reorder your inner world and capture your journey...giving God the glory.

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Life Changing

A book every believer should be required to read regularly!

"We do not rest because our work is done, we rest because the Lord commanded it."

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A great read

Phenomenal in-site on creating a private world. Absolutely loved this book. Have already suggested to others. Will read again.

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  • 08-22-22

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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  • 05-18-18

So thankful for this book!

Was such a beautiful reading, and so necessary for belelievers to hear now. Our world is chaotic, but how do we deal with that when our inner one is just as, if not more, chaotic? The author speaks truth in its clearest form that we need to put our inner world first. Definitely gave me insight to my own world and ideas on how to organise it better.