• Using Time Well

    Ephesians 5:15-16

    John Chrysostom reminds us that “the times do not belong to you” (ACCN T 8, p. 180). Even the hours of the day are not ours but are entrusted to us for wise stewardship. Let us therefore be careful with ...Read More

  • What Time Is It?

    Ecclesiastes 3:1-15

    Fundamentally, Scripture is concerned to answer this question: What time is it? The answer that it gives for the present era is that we are living in the last days, that period when the gospel goes forth in power to ...Read More

  • Redeeming Your Time

    Ask God to reveal ways you can redeem time that is being wasted on things of little or no value.Read More

  • God and Time

    2 Peter 3:8

    We gain a helpful perspective on prayer by remembering that God’s relation to time is different than our own. It can be easy to grow impatient when God takes years to answer prayer. If we are not careful, we ...Read More

  • Compassion and Power

    Isaiah 9:6–7

    The people of Israel had much to ponder when this prophecy was given. And it still has much to teach us today, for it speaks powerfully of the combination of Fatherly compassion that drives God’s salvific work and the ...Read More

  • The Fullness of Time

    Luke 2:1–7

    The ancient Greeks believed that history was cyclical, that it had no specific beginning and no definite end. The Bible’s view is totally different—it presents a beginning and a consummation, with events being guided by a sovereign God ...Read More

  • The Thief of Time

    Proverbs 10:5; 20:4; 24:30–34

    If you are guilty of procrastination, confess it to the Lord. Before the day begins, consider what you need to accomplish that day and commit to doing those things in an orderly time frame. This also applies to spiritual matters ...Read More

  • Ordering Your Time

    Proverbs 24:27; 27:23–27

    Proverbs 24:27 deals with setting priorities. Take care of important things first, and order your days according to set priorities. Today make a list of your responsibilities and activities. Prioritize all you have to do and want to do ...Read More