A Word to the Young

November 22, 2013  by: Paul Washer

Remember your creator in the days of your youth – Ecclesiastes 12:1

Time does not seem like such a precious commodity when you think you have a great deal of it. What you do with your time is not a great concern when you forget that it belongs to Another and that He will hold you accountable for every second that He has entrusted to you. Poor stewardship of time is a great malady found among young and old alike, but it is especially common among the youth. First, the young often presume that they have time without end, and forget that they are mortal like the rest. Secondly, as the young grow towards adulthood, they often become increasingly enamored with their new found freedoms. They forget that they are still subject to God’s rule and will be held accountable on that Great Day. Such presumptions lead to many sins, and ultimately result in a “wasted life.”

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