Stewarding the Miracle of Time
For this reason it says, “awake sleeper, and arise from the dead, and Christ will shine on you.” Therefore be careful how you walk, not as unwise men but wise, making the most of your time, because the days are evil.
Ephesians 5:14-16 NASB
1. MANAGE TIME TO MAKE THE MOST OF TIME. (PRIORITIZING)
Teach us to number our days that we may gain a heart of wisdom.
Psalm 90:12 NIV
2. DON'T WORK FOR TIME, LET TIME WORK FOR YOU. (ORGANIZING)
All hard work brings profit but mere talk leads only to poverty.
Proverbs 14:23 NIV
Good planning and hard work lead to prosperity, but hasty shortcuts lead to poverty.
Proverbs 21:5 NLT
3. INVEST IN QUALITY OVER QUANTITY. (INVESTING)
Whatever you do, work heartily, as for the Lord and not for men
Colossians 3:23 ESV
For God is not unjust. He will not forget how hard you have worked for him and how you have shown your love to him by caring for other believers, as you still do.
Hebrews 6:10 NLT
4. LIVE A BLESSED LIFE, NOT A BUSY LIFE. (REWARD)
And God is able to bless you abundantly, so that in all things at all times, having all that you need, you will abound in every good work.
2 Corinthians 9:8 NIV
Life Group Questions:
How do you manage your time? What tools do you use?
How can time work for you?
In what ways will you invest in Quality over Quantity?
How can you live a Blessed life over a busy life?