Number your days

Ps 90:10 The days of our lives are seventy years; And if by reason of strength they are eighty years, Yet their boast is only labor and sorrow; For it is soon cut off, and we fly away. 12 So teach us to number our days, That we may gain a heart of wisdom.

Gen 6:3 And the Lord said, “My Spirit shall not strive with man forever, for he is indeed flesh; yet his days shall be one hundred and twenty years.”

During prayer, I was reminded to “number my days”. How are we to number our days, and in doing so, gain wisdom to live our lives. This is a fallen world, and our lives are limited in the number of days after the flood. But surely if we were to live till 120 years, we should still have the strenght of our youths when we are in our early forties.

When we number our days, we begin to have wisdom on how to live each day. For example, the Christian church/ Love Singapore will be more wise in the GLBT issues knowing their focus is the Gospel of Jesus Christ and not take on the role of the religious pharisees and be found to be religious hypocrites. When we begin to number our days, we begin to ask whether the things we do matters eternally and brings focus in this world of materialistic aspirations, intellectual humanism and religious self righteousness. Continue reading