Friday, April 30, 2010

Important thoughts this morning

As I sit in the hospital while my wife is having tests, I recalled the Scripture we read this morning before we left home:

"O LORD, make me know my end and what is the measure of my days; let me know how fleeting I am! Behold, you have made my days a few handbreadths, and my lifetime is as nothing before you. Surely all mankind stands as a mere breath! Selah Surely a man goes about as a shadow! Surely for nothing they are in turmoil; man heaps up wealth and does not know who will gather! "And now, O Lord, for what do I wait? My hope is in you. (Psa 39:4-7)

I am sure everything will be fine, no matter the outcome but it is a welcome reminder to read these words and remember how precious our eternal inheritance is.

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2 comments:

Dave said...

Praying!!

April said...

Arthur, we will definitely be praying for you and Eva--please keep us posted.