Bible Ballistics: “BBs”   #23  Happy New Year

Here we are celebrating a New Year’s Day again.  I’d like to share a few verses today and give us some food for thought as we go into 2014.

Psalm 90:12 says, “So teach us to number our days, that we may apply our hearts unto wisdom.”

To number our days?  Well I don’t believe this is a reference to “counting” our days, or to keeping a running tally, or even keeping a current palm pilot (or whatever the newest scheduling device is).  I think God is talking about something much closer to home—MY HEART!!   To have my heart

continually aware of each day—

to have my mind conscious of each opportunity God places before me—

to keep my eyes “fixed on Jesus”,

that I might be a child of God who is “wise as a serpent….

and harmless as a dove..”

To know that today is all I have to live.  Proverbs 27:1,

Boast not thyself of tomorrow; for thou knowest not what a day may bring forth.” 

To ask God to,

Order my steps in thy word: and let not any iniquity have dominion over me.”  Psalm 119:133.      

And to remember that,

The steps of a good man are ordered by the Lord: and he delighteth in his way. 24 Though he fall, he shall not be utterly cast down: for the Lord upholdeth him with his hand.”  Psalm 37:23-24.

So???  Here’s our shot for the day!!

Live in TODAY—it’s all we have.

Appreciate TODAY—tomorrow may not come.

  Seek God’s way for TODAY—His way never fails.

Delight in God TODAY–He ‘upholds’ His own

with HIS hand.

So???  “…look up,

 and lift up your heads;

for your redemption draweth nigh.”  Luke 21:28b.

Jesus is coming!!