Most Relevant Verses
Do not boast of [yourself and] tomorrow, for you know not what a day may bring forth.
Come now, you who say, Today or tomorrow we will go into such and such a city and spend a year there and carry on our business and make money.
Yet you do not know [the least thing] about what may happen tomorrow. What is the nature of your life? You are [really] but a wisp of vapor (a puff of smoke, a mist) that is visible for a little while and then disappears [into thin air].
So do not worry or be anxious about tomorrow, for tomorrow will have worries and anxieties of its own. Sufficient for each day is its own trouble.
What do I gain if, merely from the human point of view, I fought with [wild] beasts at Ephesus? If the dead are not raised [at all], let us eat and drink, for tomorrow we will be dead.
And I will say to my soul, Soul, you have many good things laid up, [enough] for many years. Take your ease; eat, drink, and enjoy yourself merrily. But God said to him, You fool! This very night they [the messengers of God] will demand your soul of you; and all the things that you have prepared, whose will they be?
For all flesh (mankind) is like grass, and all its glory (honor) like [the] flower of grass. The grass withers and the flower drops off,
Now my days are swifter than a runner; they flee away, they see no good. They are passed away like the swift rowboats made of reeds, or like the eagle that swoops down on the prey.
- A Short Time
- Midlife Crisis
- Not Knowing The Future
- Not Worrying
- The Future
- The Shortness Of Time
- Trusting God And Not Worrying
- Uncertain, Things That Are
- Withheld Knowledge
- Worrying About The Future