Freedom from Tyranny of the Urgent
InterVarsity Press, 2009 M09 20
Winner of the 2004 ECPA Platinum Book Award! Is the clock a slavemaster or a tool that serves you? Does the quantity of your responsibilities squeeze out the quality of your life? Are urgent things so pressing that you don't have "inner time" to sort out what's really important? How can you discern what God wants you to do? Charles Hummel's classic booklet Tyranny of the Urgent has sold over one million copies. Now for the first time he expands on the life-changing perspective that has transformed the lives of thousands struggling to keep from being swept away by the rush of life. Gathered in this book are proven principles taken straight from biblical teaching, from today's time-management experts and from Hummel's own life experience. You'll discover how to
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Page 81 - If you want to be perfect, go, sell your possessions and give to the poor, and you will have treasure in heaven. Then come, follow me.
Page 113 - Create in me a pure heart, O God, and renew a steadfast spirit within me. Do not cast me from your presence or take your Holy Spirit from me.
Page 15 - Jesus. He will be great, and will be called the Son of the Most High; and the Lord God will give him the throne of his father David, and he will reign over the house of Jacob for ever; and of his kingdom there will be no end.
Page 17 - For even the Son of Man did not come to be served, but to serve, and to give his life as a ransom for many.
Page 112 - Know that the LORD is God. It is he who made us, and we are his; we are his people, the sheep of his pasture.
Page 117 - Where is the Life we have lost in living? Where is the wisdom we have lost in knowledge? Where is the knowledge we have lost in information?
Page 57 - Simplicity, simplicity, simplicity ! I say, let your affairs be as two or three, and not a hundred or a thousand ; instead of a million count half a dozen, and keep your accounts on your thumb nail.
Page 67 - But seek first his kingdom and his righteousness, and all these things will be given to you as well.
Page 113 - PSALM cm. pRAISE the Lord, O my soul : and all that is within me •*• praise his holy Name. Praise the Lord, O my soul : and forget not all his benefits.
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