Time … we each have a limited amount, predetermined by God. All beneath the moon will wane. Everything under the sun will be eclipsed. We can look but will never find in Time that which is only to be discovered in Eternity.
Many years ago an astute observer said, "Children are the living message we send to a time we will not see." Almost 30 years have passed since I read that statement. It is only now that I understand its full meaning.
It is much less expensive to do your own home repairs. But when it comes to Spiritual/Eternal matters, it is the WORST decision anyone could ever make! Nadab and Abihu learned too late, that DIY was a fatal mistake.
The Disciples had seen The Lord work awesome miracles, yet had not gained insight. They did not understand the true nature of Jesus. Do you think you or I would have fared better? Do we lack insight in the spiritual realm? Let us not kids ourselves!
STUDY 15: Saying Good-bye - The Last Family Meeting. Jacob, by faith and under Divine Inspiration, speaks to each son about 'near' issues and far future prophecies. He acts as a Beacon both to guide and warn these, his twelve sons and their descendants. Do you think they listened? (Genesis 49)
STUDY 16: You Meant Evil ...God Meant It FOR GOOD. Joseph had a long life of service to God. But now he is dying. He provided for his family for many years. With his death what will happen to his family? Faith looks upward ... Hope looks forward. (Genesis 50)