Thursday, January 15, 2009

Good or Best?

(by Carolyn Mahaney)

"'Look carefully then how you walk, not as unwise but as wise, making the best use of the time, because the days are evil' Ephesians 5:5-16

"The phrase, 'making the best,' means to 'buy up, rescue from loss, or improve' the use of time. It is a metaphor taken from the merchants and traders of the ancient Near East, who aggressively pursued the best deals when they would buy, sell, or trade. (We told you this idea of 'shopping for time' comes straight from Scripture!)"

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