Time is Short

3-8-12

In I Corinthians 7:29 we are told that time is short. It seems like you cannot be in conversation for very long with someone before the subject of time comes up. We talk about how it seems like just yesterday…and then we begin to talk about all those things we’ve done that…seemed just like yesterday. The Bible teaches us that our life is but a vapor, for it appears for a little while and then vanishes away. Our time is so valuable because it truly is limited, we don’t know how much of it we have to spend. When you get your paycheck you can sit down with a budget and spread your money out because you know exactly how much you have, and if you are wise you will pay the most important things first. The Word says that we have no promise of tomorrow, so then we need to “spend” our day wisely on that which is the most important. The Psalmist said, “Teach us to number our days, that we may apply our hearts unto wisdom.” When people think that there is no end to their money then they will spend it foolishly. When we start thinking that we are going to live forever on this earth we are sure to spend our time very foolishly. We need to wisely consider that we never know when God shall call us to leave this earth, it very well could be when we are right in the middle of….