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Take 5: Making the Best Use of Our Time

Time. Of all of the earthly resources God gave us, this may be the most priceless. And the most taken for granted, abused, and wasted.

We get what we get, and that’s it.

We can’t control it or influence it.

We can’t make, purchase, or barter for more.

We can’t save it or preserve it.

We can’t manipulate it or negotiate with it.

We can’t steal it or borrow anyone else’s.

But we CAN manage, use, and invest it well.

And it starts with echoing the sincerity of Moses’s prayer:

Teach [me] to realize the brevity of life, so that [I] may grow in wisdom.” (Psalm 90:12)

Moses’ deepest desire was to know God intimately and to use his time on Earth to honor and serve Him faithfully in EVERYTHING he did.

Does that resonate with you as it does me?

Now, let’s take this a step further and shift our focus.

Jesus is coming again! Amen?!

This was His promise, and His promises are TRUE! However, the day and hour of His return are unknown to Him, the angels, and us. Only God the Father knows the exact moment His Son will come to claim His Bride, His Faithful Followers. And incredibly, He’s given us signs in Scripture to look for so we’ll know when the season draws near. (Questions as to what they are? here is and excellent resource!)

However, we’re not meant to remain idle while we wait. We’re to prepare ourselves for our Groom!

  • Studying & applying Scripture to our day-to-day lives
  • Learning about God & His character
  • Discovering what He wants us to do & getting after it
  • Sharing the Good News with those in our sphere of influence so they won’t be left behind

My friend, our time here is short. So let’s determine to use it well whether at work, play, or rest. And let’s keep our eyes fixed on eternity as we prepare for our Groom.

Jesus, I struggle with time management, but I’m determined to steward this priceless resource well. Thank You for helping me grasp how I use my time has eternal rewards and consequences because it’s with my time I do Your will. Open my heart and mind as I study Your Word so I can understand what You want me to do, act thoughtfully, and make the most of every opportunity. Most of all, Jesus, I’m desperate to use my time to honor You as I faithfully, expectantly wait well and prepare (and help others prepare) for Your return.



The Book Of Signs by Dr. David Jeremiah

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3 thoughts on “Take 5: Making the Best Use of Our Time”

  1. Dear My Beloved Sister in Christ Jesus Mrs. Cheyenne Olson. Good afternoon or Good evening according to your time, thank you for your new post about (Making the Best Use of Our Time) Yes time is very important as here there is popular Proverb says( Time is same as Sowrd, if you don’t cut it, it will cut you) I agree with you that, it is an earthy resources God gave us, priceless, we can’t control it, or influence it, we can’t save it, steal or borrow….. etc. But we can manage, use and invest it well, Moses was his deeply desire to use his time on earth to honor and serve God faithfhlly in Everything he did, while we wait we are to prepared ourselves for our groom, Yes. our time is short, so let ‘s determine to use it well in all aspects of our daily life, as following : 1-Studying & applying Scripture to our daily life. 2-Learning about God and his plans for us. 3-Discovering what God wants us to do. 4- Sharing Good news with others. 5-Prepare us for eternity. 6-Be ready for the day of Jesus Coming again. What the Holy Bible said about (A Time for Everything) (To Everything there is a season, and a time to every purpose under the heaven, to born, to die, to plant, to plug, to kill, to heal, to break, to build, to weep, to laugh, to mourn, to dance…… etc.) (Ecclesiastes 3:1-8) and what Jesus said to his disciples (And he said unto them, It is not for you to know the times or the seasons, which the Father hath put on his power.) (Acts 1 :7)& Gospel say (Pass the time of your sojourning here in fear) (1Peter1:17)Thank you very much you are my Beloved Sister and Excellent Teacher, for your nice cermony, you encourage me to read the Holy Bible, it is the Best time we pass together in reading your cermony, God bless you and your family as well all staff working with you in your ministry. We all fine and in a good health. Love you and pray for you. You are very very dear to my heart and I am my thoughts and mind and you are in my folks mind and heart. Much love. Your Brother in Christ. Mr. Sabry Abdo Elias. Email : With my Best regards to your lovely husband and to your son Macron and his girl friend Ana and her mother Kelly and Eve and McGuoire. God bless all. Wish you have a Blessed Day.

    On Thu, 20 Aug 2020, 1:03 p.m. Vibrant Relevance, wrote:

    > Cheyenne Olson posted: ” Time. Of all of the earthly resources God gave > us, this may be the most priceless. And the most taken for granted, abused, > and wasted. We get what we get, and that’s it. We can’t control it or > influence it. We can’t make, purchase, or barter” >

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