Sermon on Psalm 90 verse 12 - Living Days of Wisdom

 Seizing the Opportunity: Living Days of Wisdom

"Teach us to number our days, that we may gain a heart of wisdom." (NIV) Psalm 90:12


As we journey through the passages of Psalm 90, we are reminded of the preciousness of time and the wisdom found in living each day with purpose and meaning. In this sermon, we will delve into the timeless truths of Psalm 90, exploring how we can live our days with wisdom, intentionality, and a deep appreciation for the gift of time bestowed upon us by our Creator.


1: The Preciousness of Time (Psalm 90:12)

The psalmist implores us to recognize the preciousness of time and to use it wisely. Each passing moment is a gift from God, and we are called to steward it with care, mindful of its fleeting nature.

2: Reflection on the Brevity of Life (Psalm 90:10)

Psalm 90 reminds us of the brevity of life, likening it to a passing shadow or a fleeting dream. This reflection prompts us to ponder the transient nature of our existence and to live with a sense of urgency and purpose.

3: The Importance of Investing in Wisdom (Psalm 90:13)

True wisdom is found in seeking God's guidance and understanding His ways. As we invest in wisdom, we gain discernment to navigate life's challenges and make choices that honor God and bless others.

4: Living with Purpose and Meaning (Psalm 90:17)

Psalm 90 encourages us to live with purpose and meaning, seeking to fulfill God's plans for our lives. When we align our hearts with God's purposes, our days are filled with significance and fulfillment.


5: Recognizing Human Limitation (Psalm 90:9)

The psalmist acknowledges the limitations of humanity, recognizing our frailty and mortality. This awareness humbles us and prompts us to depend on God's strength and grace to sustain us through life's journey.

6: Wisdom in Time Management (Psalm 90:14)

Managing our time wisely involves prioritizing activities that align with God's will and bring honor to His name. By allocating our time effectively, we ensure that our days are spent in fruitful endeavors that glorify God.

7: The Search for a Life of Meaning and Purpose (Psalm 90:17)

Psalm 90 concludes with a prayer for God's favor and blessing, as the psalmist seeks to live a life of meaning and purpose. This prayer echoes the desires of our hearts as we yearn to make our days count for eternity.

8: Wisdom in the Appreciation of the Present (Psalm 90:14)

Finally, Psalm 90 encourages us to embrace the present moment, finding joy and contentment in God's presence. By cherishing the gift of each day, we cultivate gratitude and live with a sense of abundance, knowing that every moment is a precious opportunity to glorify God.

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As we reflect on the wisdom found in Psalm 90, may we be inspired to live each day with intentionality, purpose, and a deep reverence for the gift of time. Let us seize the opportunity to steward our days wisely, investing in what truly matters and seeking God's guidance in all that we do. May our lives be a testament to the transformative power of living days of wisdom in the light of God's eternal truth.

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