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1 “Help, I Need Someone!” Psalm “Help, I Need Someone!” Psalm Manage the Clock

2 “All of my possessions for a moment of time.” Queen Elizabeth I “I regret the time I have wasted.” Dallas Willard

3 “I think Dallas regretted all the time he wasted, not because he compared himself to other more efficient people, but because he began to see what life could be. I remember him saying that all of us lost souls allow ourselves to live in worry and anger and self-importance and pettiness when life with God is all around us.” John Ortberg

4 Time saving tips: Do the hard thing first Managing your information flow Ruthlessly reduce clutter Eliminate distractions Delegate responsibilities. Avoid procrastination Multi-task Know when to take breaks Use technology well Do the hard thing first Managing your information flow Ruthlessly reduce clutter Eliminate distractions Delegate responsibilities. Avoid procrastination Multi-task Know when to take breaks Use technology well

5 “ See then that ye walk circumspectly, not as fools, but as wise, Redeeming the time, because the days are evil.” KJV “ See then that ye walk circumspectly, not as fools, but as wise, Redeeming the time, because the days are evil.” KJV Ephesians 5:15-16 “Be very careful, then, how you live, not as unwise but as wise, making the most of every opportunity, because the days are evil.”NIV Ephesians 5:15-16 “Be very careful, then, how you live, not as unwise but as wise, making the most of every opportunity, because the days are evil.”NIV

6 “Walk in wisdom toward them that are without, redeeming the time.” Colossians 4:5 “Walk in wisdom toward them that are without, redeeming the time.” Colossians 4:5 Those who choose to live wisely redeem their time

7 exagorazo = redeem ek - from or out of agoraso - to purchase A marketplace term meaning: to buy something. to take ownership by paying a price

8 Because the days are evil, the opportunities we have to do good and to bring glory to God are already on a course to be swallowed up by busyness and selfishness. If we just “go with the flow” of our culture, we will lead wasted lives. “Most of us could be living a better story than we are.” Donald Miller

9 Redeem the Time Treasure each day - find your purpose So teach us to number (to value, treasure) our days, that we may apply our hearts unto wisdom.” Psalm 90:12

10 Redeem the Time Treasure each day - find your purpose “Time is a resource that is non-renewable and non-transferable. You cannot store it, slow it up, hold it up, divide it up or give it up. You can’t hoard it up or save it for a rainy day–when it’s lost it’s unrecoverable. When you kill time, remember that it has no resurrection.” A.W. Tozer “Time is a resource that is non-renewable and non-transferable. You cannot store it, slow it up, hold it up, divide it up or give it up. You can’t hoard it up or save it for a rainy day–when it’s lost it’s unrecoverable. When you kill time, remember that it has no resurrection.” A.W. Tozer

11 Redeem the Time Treasure each day - find your purpose “Time is the capital that God has given us to invest. People are the stocks in which we are to invest our time.” Billy Graham Invest your time - set your priorities Where you invest your time reveals what is most important to you

12 Redeem the Time Treasure each day - find your purpose Invest your time - set your priorities Manage your schedule - plan your days Enjoy your life - discover God’s pleasure

13 Redeem the Time “Overload comes when we have too much activity in our lives. The solution is to put some margin into your life.” “I was not in safety, neither had I rest, neither was I quiet; yet trouble came.” Job 3:26

14 Redeem the Time “Overload comes when we have too much activity in our lives. The solution is to put some margin into your life.” “I was not in safety, neither had I rest, neither was I quiet; yet trouble came.” Job 3:26

15 Four benefits of putting margin in your life: peace of mind better health stronger relationships usefulness in ministry

16 Redeem the Time Treasure each day - find your purpose Invest your time - set your priorities Manage your schedule - plan your days Enjoy your life - discover God’s pleasure

17 “Help, I Need Someone!” Psalm “Help, I Need Someone!” Psalm


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