Perhaps you’ve heard about the man who was so narrow-minded he could clap his ears or he could look through a keyhole with both eyes at the same time.
Narrow-mindedness is generally considered a character weakness. But, according to the Bible, it is not always wrong to be narrow. In fact, Jesus said that the way to Heaven is a “narrow way,” so narrow in fact, that few would find it.
Making the best use of our time is also a process of finding the narrow way. God has something specific He wants you to accomplish today. He also has a narrow and specific plan and purpose for your life. Yet, many Christians will miss that perfect plan because they won’t take time to talk to their Heavenly Father and ask Him to show them the narrow way.
How about you? Before you go any further, stop and ask God for directions. The narrow way may not be the fashionable way, but it is the way 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.