You do not even know what will happen tomorrow! What is your life? You are a mist that appears for a little while and then vanishes.
Cross ReferencesJob 7:7
Remember that my life is but a breath. My eyes will never again see happiness.
You, indeed, have made my days as handbreadths, and my lifetime as nothing before You. Truly each man at his best exists as but a breath. Selah
He remembered that they were but flesh, a passing breeze that does not return.
For my days vanish like smoke, and my bones burn like glowing embers.
Man is like a breath; his days are like a passing shadow.
Do not boast about tomorrow, for you do not know what a day may bring.
Put no more trust in man, who has only the breath in his nostrils. Of what account is he?
Chapter Outline1. We are to strive against covetousness;
11. detraction and rash judgment of others;
13. and not to be boastful of our future plans.
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