Powered by 4 - June 15, 2013

Precious Time

today's reading.
Psalm 90  Lord, you have been our dwelling place in all generations...

the blog.
Time flies, doesn't it! Especially in the summer when we're enjoying vacations and time with family. Well, speaking of time, did you notice how often time is referenced and mentioned in Psalm 90? It's pretty much everywhere:

  • Verse 1--God has "been our dwelling place in all generations."
  • Verse 2--God is "from everlasting to everlasting."
  • Verse 4--"for a thousand years in your sight are but as yesterday when it is past, or as a watch in the night."
  • Verse 10--"The years of our life are seventy; or even by reason of strength eighty...they are soon gone, and we fly away."

But the verse that really grabbed me was verse 12, "So teach us to number our days that we may get a heart of wisdom." 

Take another read through Psalm 90. What do these words tell us about the time we have here on earth? What might putting verse 12 into action look like for us? Tami

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