When The Game Is Over, It All Goes Back In The Box by John OrtbergWhen The Game Is Over, It All Goes Back In The Box by John Ortberg

When The Game Is Over, It All Goes Back In The Box

byJohn Ortberg

Paperback | May 5, 2015

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In this thought-provoking look at what's really important in life, John Ortberg uses games as a metaphor to help us recognize and play for life's real prize: being rich toward God.

Told with humor and wisdom by this bestselling author, pastor, and game-strategist, When the Game is Over It All Goes Back in the Boxreminds us that everything on earth belongs to God, and everything we "win" is just on loan. Being Master of the Board is not the point; playing by God's rules is. Ortberg makes sure we understand the object of the game, but he also walks us through the set-up, the rules, the strategies, and choosing the right trophies.

This book is for those who want to sort out what's fleeting and what's permanent in God's kingdom. It's the perfect playbook for individuals or groups interested in considering life's true priorities and arranging their lives with eternal prizes in mind.

John Ortberg is the senior pastor of Menlo Park Presbyterian Church (MPPC) in the San Francisco Bay Area. His bestselling books include Soul Keeping, Who Is This Man?, and If You Want to Walk on Water, You’ve Got to Get out of the Boat.  John teaches around the world at conferences and churches, writes articles for Christianity Today a...
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Title:When The Game Is Over, It All Goes Back In The BoxFormat:PaperbackDimensions:256 pages, 8.38 × 5.5 × 0.75 inPublished:May 5, 2015Publisher:ZondervanLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0310340543

ISBN - 13:9780310340546

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Rated 5 out of 5 by from Important Life Lesson This book puts our life in proper perspective. You can die with a lot of stuff but you can't take it with you. It makes you think about the difference between "ownership" and "stewardship" of what you have. We are really just borrowing the planet and the stuff on it.
Date published: 2015-01-07