Do not boast about tomorrow, For you do not know what a day may bring forth.
whereas you do not know what will happen tomorrow. For what is your life? It is even a vapor that appears for a little time and then vanishes away.
Life we all love. Everyone is interested in living. Millions are spent each year to make living conditions better and to prolong life. Do we realize the real source of life?
WHAT LIFE IS NOT.
It is not the abundance of things that we possess. Luke 12:15
Life is more than meat. Luke 12:23
Life is more than the body. Mark 9:43
GOD IS THE SOURCE OF ALL LIFE. Acts 17:28; Job 12:10
The power of life is not in the hands of man. Jer. 10:23
This makes us know that we are dependent creatures. Dependent upon God for our very existence.
THERE ARE THREE KINDS OF LIFE.
1. Natural life.
Originated with God. Gen. 2:7
Man is a product of God’s creative power.
His origin is Divine.
He is of direct creation.
His spiritual nature proves this.
Man by sin forfeited natural life and death passed upon him. Gen. 2:7; 3:17-19
Here the fleshy germ of corruption had its beginning.
The result of this is that they which are in the flesh cannot please God. Rom. 8:8
2. Spiritual Life.
The Holy Spirit is the author of this life. Rom. 8:2
The wicked are alienated from this life. Eph. 4:18; 1 Tim. 5:6
To please God our worship must be spiritual. John 4:24
3. Eternal Life.
It is the gift of God. Rom. 6:23
Jesus is eternal life. 1 John 5:20
He reveals this life. 2 Tim. 1:10
This life is pictured as a drink. John 4:14
It is likened unto meat, or eating bread. John 6:27