Billy Graham's Devotion: Practice Good Stewardship (Ephesians 5:16) - June 15

By Billy Graham - Billy Graham Evangelistic Association On June 15, 2013

Redeeming the time . . . 
-Ephesians 5:16

 

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We are stewards of our time. God has given each one of us a little "chunk of eternity" called time. These golden moments of opportunity are doled out to us for our benefit and for God's glory. If we use them wisely, they are woven by God's omnipotent hand into the fabric of eternity. Henry Thoreau cautioned, "You cannot kill time without injuring eternity." "He who has no vision of eternity," said Carlyle, "has no hold on time." "Only one life, 'twill soon be past; only what's done for Christ will last" is the sentiment of every man who desires to be a good steward of his time. We are entrusted with a small portion of the capital of time. If we invest it wisely, it will pay dividends throughout eternity.

PRAYER FOR THE DAY

Take away my procrastinating nature-how easy it is for me to waste time. I want to be able to leave a legacy of time spent for You, Lord, because that is eternal.

© 2013 Billy Graham Evangelistic Association

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