In a court of law, when someone is called to testify, they are instructed to raise their right hand, place their left hand on the Bible, and answer the question, “do you swear to tell the truth, the whole truth, … Continue reading
A couple of weeks ago there was a post about how life is a walking shadow highlighting the brevity of life. Some people live for only a short time, while others live to a ripe old age. All in all though, compared to eternity, our time here is very short and we only get to do it once. I was reminded of this fact this morning when I went to the gym to learn that a man had died of a heart attack while swimming. A friend of mine was there at the time, and helped pull the man out of the pool, but it was too late. The man was 85 years old, and seemingly lived a full life, God bless him.
“We only have one life to live.” – Anonymous
Whether we live for only a few years, or to be 100, the time we have is still relatively short. We only have one life to live, so let’s be sure we make it count. We can find this idea in the Bible in the books of James and Ephesians…Continue reading
I went to a funeral this week, which as you would expect, got me to thinking about the brevity of life. There are so many life is short quotes out there! Some from the Bible…and some Not. Can you tell which of the following quotes are from the Bible?
“Life is but a walking shadow”.
“As for man, his days are like grass”.
“Life is but a fleeting moment”.
“Death smiles at us all. All a man can do is smile back”.
“Surely every man is a mere breath”.
“For what is your life? It is even a vapor that appears for a little time and then vanishes away”.
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