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verse 1: “Do not boast about tomorrow, For you do not know what a day may bring forth.”

“There is a saying: Yesterday is history, tomorrow is a mystery, but today is a gift. That is why it is called the present.” —Master Oogway to Po, Kung Fu Panda.

In the movie, Master Oogway made that statement to Po the panda; Po was fretting over his past and worried about tomorrow. Oogway was pointing out that he should focus on today.

The Proverbs verse above is a warning to those who think that tomorrow will always be there. James 4:13-15 says otherwise; verse 15 says it best…”Instead, you ought to say, “If the LORD wills, we shall live and also do this or that.”” We need to take care of today, of now, of what the Lord wants us to do…today! We are not promised tomorrow, thus the urgency in reaching a lost world for Jesus. It’s okay to plan for tomorrow, but don’t let plans for tomorrow interfere with action for today.

Something to think about.

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