Do you know what some of the greatest lengths that people have lived are? How does today’s longevity in America stack up against others in the world and people of other times? Have there been any noticeable changes in life span and if so when did they take place? These are just a few of the things we will consider in this morning’s message, “How Many Years Is Enough To Live?” While still in the first month of 2011, let’s be transparent enough to talk about some real issues. The following are the life spans of some people who left a mark on history: circle which part of their basic data you believe was most important. Was it their birth? Or their death? Or what and why?
Mark Twain 1835 -1910 John Bunyan 1628 -1688 C.H. Spurgeon 1834 -1892 Blaise Pascal 1623 -1662
Proverbs 27:1 Boast not thyself of tomorrow; for thou knowest not what a day may bring forth.
2 Corinthians 4:18 While we look not at the things which are seen, but at the things which are not seen: for the things which are seen are temporal; but the things which are not seen are eternal.
Hebrews 9:27 And as it is appointed unto men once to die, but after this the judgment: