The hours, days, months, and years seem to pass by so quickly, don't they? It doesn't seem that long ago that we rejoiced to see summer and now, here we are in the middle of winter, though in many places in the US "winter" seems to be redefining itself. And though God has perfectly designed each day's 24-hour cycle, there never seems to be enough hours in the day or enough days in the week to accomplish all that we think we need to. Then, before we even realize it, before we barely blink, a year has passed, then two, then ten, then a lifetime.
Man is like a mere breath; His days are like a passing shadow. (Psalm 144:4)
Yet you do not know what your life will be like tomorrow. You are just a vapor that appears for a little while and then vanishes away. (James 4:14)These sobering verses remind us that we have a specific purpose for our time on this earth. We are to serve and glorify the Living God. The world keeps us busy with its distractions, but we are to be about our Father's business. In this we serve and emulate our Lord Jesus Christ. May we purpose to seek Christ and keep our eyes fixed on Him in the coming year and always.
With that, I present you with your final 2016 week in review (kind of):