Presuming Upon Time

Most Relevant Verses

Proverbs 25:14

The man who boasts about a gift that does not exist
is like clouds and wind without rain.

James 4:13-16

Come now, you who say, “Today or tomorrow we will travel to such and such a city and spend a year there and do business and make a profit.” You don’t even know what tomorrow will bring—what your life will be! For you are like smoke that appears for a little while, then vanishes. Instead, you should say, “If the Lord wills, we will live and do this or that.” read more.
But as it is, you boast in your arrogance. All such boasting is evil.

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Presuming upon time » Indulging in dreams of future gain

James 4:13-14

Come now, you who say, "Today or tomorrow we will travel to such and such a city and spend a year there and do business and make a profit." You don't even know what tomorrow will bring-what your life will be! For you are a bit of smoke that appears for a little while, then vanishes.

Presuming upon time » Boasting of the future

Presuming upon time » Planning for tomorrow's self-indulgence

Isaiah 56:12

“Come, let me get some wine,
let’s guzzle some beer;
and tomorrow will be like today,
only far better!”

Presuming upon time » Reckoning on future opportunities for reform

Presuming upon time » Preparing for many years of enjoyment

Presuming upon time » Thinking the day of trial is remote

Amos 6:3

You dismiss any thought of the evil day
and bring in a reign of violence.

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