• Samuel at Gilgal

    This year I will be sharing brief excerpts from the articles, sermons, and books I am currently reading. My posts will not follow a regular schedule but will be published as I find well-written thoughts that should be of interest to maturing Christian readers. Whenever possible, I encourage you to go to the source and read the complete work of the author.

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Samuel A CainWhat is your life? For you are a mist that appears for a little time and then vanishes. (James 4:14 ESV)

So teach us to number our days that we may get a heart of wisdom. (Psalm 90:12 ESV)

Human beings cannot predict the number of their days upon this earth, nor does anyone know the day and time he will pass through the gates of eternity. How will people remember you after you have shuffled off this mortal coil? Will people miss you because of the good you have done in their lives? Time is ticking, so how does your life stack up thus far?

Screwtape is a demon in The Screwtape Letters by C.S. Lewis. In the book, Screwtape recalls one of his “patients” remarking to him upon entering hell, “I now see that I spent most of my life in doing neither what I ought nor what I liked.” Continue reading

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