Nov 18 – 86,400 in the Bank

“Crazy. I am shocked. And I still haven’t fully processed it because it’s a huge deal, ”Those were the words of 19 year old Kelsie, from New Brunswick, when she learned in May, that she had just won seven million dollars in a lottery. Many long for riches. The truth is that we are all rich. Suppose your Bank credited you each morning with $86,400, and carried over no balance at the end of the day. What would you do? You’d draw out every penny each day. Well everyone has such a Bank. Every day God gives each of us 86,400 seconds. Each day a new account is opened and each night no balance is carried over to the next day. Each day is special, and is never repeated. So what should we do? Draw out or make proper use of every second. Paul, in the New Testament reminds us that “now is the accepted time, behold now is the day of salvation,” and urged his readers to make their peace with God before it is too late with the words, “redeem the time…”

Pastor Alex Rockwell

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