The world’s largest monolithic rock formation, known as Ayers Rock, lies in Central Australia. It abruptly rises 1,115 feet from the surrounding territory and is 5.8 miles in circumference.
Imagine for a moment that a tiny hummingbird were to brush its wing against Ayers Rock creating a microscopic friction which would erode a few dust particles from the rock. This imaginary bird would then fly away and nothing would touch the rock for 100 years until another humming bird did the same thing. If this process repeated itself every 100 years, how long do you suppose it would take for the friction from these bird wings to reduce Ayers rock to the surrounding territory?
The answer would be far beyond our ability to comprehend. And yet, that far distant point in time would still be only be the beginning of eternity.
What are you doing today to prepare yourself and others for eternity? Stop and think about it. It will make you want to redeem the time.
Rick Grubbs is best known as the host of “Redeeming the Time,” a one-minute radio program featured on hundreds of radio outlets around the world. He has spoken thousands of times on Biblical time management in all 50 states and 26 other countries. He is the author of the book “Morning Momentum: God’s plan for launching an unstoppable day”. He and his wife Carrie live in Salisbury NC with several of their 12 children.