Teach us to number our days aright, that we may gain a heart of
— Psalm 90:12
When we lose our sense of urgency to live for God, we end up
wasting our time! God has a plan for us, for our world, and for his
church. Without God’s gift of “spiritual arithmetic” (numbering our
days aright), we will never gain a heart of wisdom. So how do we
get such a gift? Ask for it without doubting (James 1:5-7)!
Trusting the Lord for wisdom has a huge effect on us and the way we
conduct our lives. Rather than losing heart, God gives us a heart
Holy and Almighty God, King of the Ages, you alone live in
complete wisdom, justice, and grace. Please help me to know what
time it is in my life and the role you want me to play at this
stage of my journey. I want my life to be lived glorifying you. In
Jesus’ precious name I pray. Amen.