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1 In an average lifetime, you spend: 12 years talking12 years talking 8 years at work8 years at work 5 years standing5 years standing 4 years eating4 years eating 2 years unsuccessfully returning calls2 years unsuccessfully returning calls 1 year searching for misplaced objects1 year searching for misplaced objects 9 months opening junk mail9 months opening junk mail 8 months waiting at traffic lights8 months waiting at traffic lights

2 If you live to age 70, you’ll have: 613,600 total hours –204,400 sleeping –176,800 at work or school –76,000 on household chores –51,100 eating-bathing-going to toilet –38,325 traveling 66,975 hours for everything else  Anything done for 20 minutes per day equals 1 year of life.

3 Redeeming the Time Ephesians 5:15-16

4 2 Words for “Time” chronos: -the flow of time -day-to-day, year-to-year -chronology -a straight line -cannot be redeemed

5 2 Words for “Time” kairos: -specific, opportune moments “buy up opportunities” “put to good use” “take advantage of” “make the most of”

6 We must first understand: Our time is limited (I Cor. 7:29)Our time is limited (I Cor. 7:29) Our time is in God’s hands (Ps. 31:15)Our time is in God’s hands (Ps. 31:15) There’s a time for everything (Ec. 3:1-8)There’s a time for everything (Ec. 3:1-8) No promise of future time (Ja. 4:13-16)No promise of future time (Ja. 4:13-16) Time is precious (Ps. 90:9-12)Time is precious (Ps. 90:9-12) Time has a purpose (Col. 4:5)Time has a purpose (Col. 4:5)

7 24 Hours with Jesus Mark 1:21-35

8 (Mark 1) Redeem the time by: Worshipping ( v.21 ; Jn. 4:23-24)Worshipping ( v.21 ; Jn. 4:23-24) Interacting with God’s Word ( v.22 ; Ac. 17:11)Interacting with God’s Word ( v.22 ; Ac. 17:11) Helping to save souls ( v ; Jn. 4:35)Helping to save souls ( v ; Jn. 4:35) Associating with believers ( v.29 ; Rm. 15:32)Associating with believers ( v.29 ; Rm. 15:32) Doing good deeds ( v ; Gal. 6:10)Doing good deeds ( v ; Gal. 6:10) Praying ( v.35 ; I Thes. 5:17)Praying ( v.35 ; I Thes. 5:17)

9 “I have just a little minute, Only sixty seconds in it. Forced upon me, can't refuse it; Didn't seek it, didn't choose it, But it's up to me to use it. I must suffer if I abuse it, Just a tiny little minute, But eternity is in it.”

10 “For he saith, I have heard thee in a time accepted, and in the day of salvation have I succoured thee: behold, now is the accepted time; behold, now is the day of salvation.” (II Cor. 6:2)

11 THE PLAN OF SALVATION  Hear the Good News (Jn. 6:45)  Believe with Heart (Ac. 16:31)  Repent of Sins (Lk. 13:3)  Confess with Mouth (Mt. 16:16)  Baptism in Water (Ac. 10:48)  Live Faithfully (Mt. 10:22) THE 2 ND LAW OF PARDON  Repentance & Prayer (Ac. 8:22)


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