“Redeeming the time.” Colossians 4:5

“That you may live a life worthy of the Lord and may please Him in every way.” Colossians 1:10

1. Idleness and laziness

2. Excess of sleep

3. An inordinate adorning of the body

4. Unnecessary pomp and extravagance in household furniture and domestic entertainments

5. Idle talk

6. Vain and sinful company

7. Needless sports and games

8. Excessive worldly cares and business

9. Ungoverned and sinful thoughts

10. Worthless books, movies, and entertainment for the pleasing of a carnal mind

“So whether you eat or drink or whatever you do–do it all for the glory of God!” 1 Corinthians 10:31

– Edited from the writings of Richard Baxter

  1. March 30, 2011

    This small list will not sit well with many.

    Yet, it is needful to examine that which we are involved in on a daily basis, as to whether we are pleasing ourselves or God.

    Take care.

    God bless.

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