Time Flies - Managing Your Time (7 of 8) by Jeff Lynn

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Time Flies - Managing Your Time (7 of 8)
Series: Resource Management
Jeff Lynn
Ephesians 5:15-17

This morning we are going to be looking at the resource of "time", and how we can manage it to where we can make the most of what we've been given.

When I think of the topic of "time", some song lyrics come to my mind such as…

"Time keeps on slippin, slippin, slippin, into the future….."

"If I could save time in a bottle, the first thing that I'd like to do, is to save every day till eternity passes away just to spend time with you."

"Wasted days and wasted nights"

Perhaps you can probably think of other lyrics….
Take a look at how Americans spend their time:

- 9,100 hours commuting to and from work during their lifetime
- 9 years of watching television
- 91.8 hours as year talking on cell phones
- Americans spend more time watching TV, listening to the radio, surfing the Internet, and reading newspapers than anything else except breathing
- 336 hours in a lifetime is spent kissing another person (Renee's and my goal is to up that a bit…)

Would most all of us agree that we've wasted some of the time that has been allotted to us over the course of our lifetimes?

Time does fly, doesn't it?

However, look at this quote:

The bad news is that time flies. The good news is that you're the pilot.
Michael Altshuler

So, if you are the pilot of your time, how are you navigating or managing the time that has been given to you?

Time is a resource and an asset that is shared equally by billionaires and beggars alike.

While everyone may not have the same amount of money, or the same spiritual gift, or the same number of members in a family, everyone has the same amount of time in a day.

And once it is lost, it is impossible to regain.

So, shouldn't we manage our time wisely?
Don't you want to make the most of the time that you have?

How do you do that?


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