In Ps 90 God tell us to number our days. But what does that actually mean to number our days?
There will come a point in each of our lives, if we live long enough, where we no longer think of our life in terms of how far we have come. We begin to think in terms of how far we probably have left to go. Your reference point changes from the beginning of life to the end of life. We no longer look back and think how many birthdays have I had. We look the other direction and think how many more birthdays will I likely have.
We don’t see time any longer as something we are accumulating, getting more of. We see it as something we’re using up, something we have less of with each passing day.
Numbering our days then is learning to put a number on our remaining days so we will learn 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.