QUESTIONS ONLY GOD CAN ANSWER
"IS YOUR TIME REALLY SHORT?"
AUGUST 26, 1990
INTRODUCTION: The atmosphere in the world makes me ask
today, "Is your time really short?" The events of the
world make me ask today, "Is your time really short?"
The diseases of the world today lead me to asking, "Is
your time really short?" The understanding of God's
Word leads me to ask today, "Is your time really short?"
- This morning it is my intention to look at this text
by viewing it in three separate sections. These sec-
tions when looked at closely convince me without a
doubt that your time and my time is very short!
T.S.: Your time is short because of:
1. THE BREVITY OF YOUR PHYSICAL LIFE.(4:13-18)
Exp: "Come now"-see here, here are the facts, (blunt)
"today or tomorrow"-the future tense represents
the belief that tomorrow is sure.
"vapor1'-a puff of steam!
"If the Lord wills"-do not look at life without the
perspective of God.
"boast in your arrogance"-extravagant boasting that
one cannot fulfill.
"right thing"-all that I have said and does not
obey he is living in sin.
Ill: Death is no respecter of persons.(All sizes)
App: What is this text instructing you about your
(I) Your time is not in your hands.
(2) Your perspective of life is only accurate when
viewed as temporary.
2. THE EMPTINESS O TERIAL POSSESSIONS.((5:1-6)
Exp: "Come now"-see here, face the facts...
"miseries coming upon you"-a violent type of grief.
"riches have rotted"-peri ...
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