Daily Inspiration – Psalm 32:6 (KJV) “For this shall every one that is godly pray unto thee in a time when thou mayest be found: surely in the floods of great waters they shall not come nigh unto him”.
I tend to procrastinate in a serious manner at times, but the worst part of this tendency of mine seems to be more so when I have important projects working on when it is imperative that I do a good job and spend time rehashing that which I am working.
I have had to do a fifteen page research paper and waited until five days earlier and managed to get distinctions and I have often wondered if it is the chase and excitement which would cause a person to take such risks consistently. In the instances of doing my class papers late, I always managed to make the 11:59 pm to submit a final and beautiful piece of work.
Now if we were to take this type of attitude or behavior with our salvation, many of us will not be able to have a “well done” address from the Savior on that day spoken of in scriptures.
Many of us procrastinate in saying YES to Jesus as He patiently calls us NOW, and think to ourselves that we have a lot of time to get it right. It is funny how although 11.59 pm was the deadline for a submission, at times in inclement weather, the power went out sometime before the deadline or the computer would start acting up the final evening for posting and extra effort have to be put into contacting the instructor and coming up with some weak yet feasible excuse.
The psalmist above advises us that the onus ought to be for “every one that is godly pray unto thee in a time when thou mayest be found” referring to God Almighty.
Beloved, how much time do you figure you have left in this world and can you guarantee that tonight it mightn’t be you which gets a visit from heaven wherein, “God said to him, ‘Fool! This night your life is demanded from you, and [the things] which you have prepared–whose will they be’ Luke 12:20 (KJV)?
Surely your life is worthy of time invested and commitment to a futuristic lifestyle that you can pay into today? I believe it is, and think you ought to as well.
Trivia: Which three individuals did God approach and say, “let me talk to y’all for a minute, meet me outside”?