I have just started reading the book Don’t Waste Your Life by John Piper. So when I came across this, it really struck home. What do we do with our lives? Did we live the day with each hour and minute and second that it holds to the fullest? If it was our last would we be happy?
For me this means even more though. To me I wonder did I live each moment of this day for Christ. Sadly, over and over again I come up short. I get caught up in myself and my life, what I want and need.
Jesus told us to not worry about what tomorrow holds. This is freedom, from worry, but not freedom to do just anything. We need to live each day for Him. To the best of our ability to do what would honor and please Him. This can come in many ways. It can come from doing our job well, from caring for others, from sharing His word. He has called each of us in a different way to live for Him.
Our time is limited and precious. We need to understand this and fully use the time given to us. 1 Corinthians 6:20 says “You are bought with price: therefore glorify God in your body and in your spirit, which are God’s.” Today is precious, wasted time cannot be recovered. The challenge is: use your time wisely.