Days that Speak to Us by Samuel Burgess

Days that Speak to Us
Sammy Burgess
Psalm 90:9,10,12; Job 32:7

We find in the Book of Job a young man by the name Elihu speaking. Even though Elihu was a young man, as you read his words, he had great insight and great wisdom. He said; "Days should speak, and multitude of years should teach wisdom."

Now our 'days' have a word for us. Our 'days' have a message for us; and I believe that our 'days' are a sermon for those who have ears to hear.

As you read the Book of Job, you will find that is has much to say about our 'days'.

(Job 8:9) says "our days upon earth are a shadow"

(Job 10:20) says "are not our days few."

(Job 14:5) says "our days are determined."

These are just a few references of "days" in the Book of Job. We also see that there are many references to our "days" throughout all the Bible.

(Psalm 39:4) says "Lord, make me to know mine end, and the measure of my days, what it is; that I may know how frail I am."
(Psalm 90:12) says "So teach us to number our days that we may apply our hearts unto wisdom."

I want to go back to what Elihu said. He said that "days" should speak to us; that we should give an ear to hear what our "days" have to say. (I want to consider 3 "days" that we will live. These "days" have something to say to us.

1)- The Day That Is Behind Us! (Yesterday)

It says; "Learn from me"

Listen to (Job 8:9)- "For we are but of yesterday, and know nothing because our days upon the earth are a shadow."

When we think about Yesterday, we are thinking about the day that we just came through. It is a day that we will never see again. We cannot relive it. (Yesterday says; "Learn from me".) There are some things that we can learn from yesterday.

a)- We Can Learn From Our Mistakes

If we were honest with ourselves, we would admit and confess that we have made some mistakes in the past. We may not like to acknowledge it, but as we look back to our yesterday, we can think of our mistakes that we ...

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