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Yet you do not know what your life will be like tomorrow. For you are a mist appearing for a little while and then vanishing. (James 4:14)
Solomon writes, “Do not boast about tomorrow, for you do not know what a day may bring.” No human can know what the future holds, even a few minutes from the present, let alone a year from the moment of decision-making. On the other hand, God knows what is going to take place every second into the eternal future. In fact, Solomon warns us, “Again I saw that under the sun the race is not to the swift, nor the battle to the strong, nor bread to the wise, nor riches to men of understanding, nor favor to those with knowledge, but time and unexpected events happen to them all.” – Ecclesiastes 9:11.
In this imperfect age of Satan, human life is both unclear and short-lived. For we “are a mist appearing for a little while and then vanishing.” Therefore, we are foolish if we think for a moment that anything other than God is secure to the point that we can build on it. (Eccl. 1:2; 2:17-18) In the business of today, we are making thousands of decisions every day, and it is quite easy to allow God to fade out of our decisions. Therefore, we should have a biblical worldview because we are serious students of God’s Word. We should never ignore that biblical mind, the mind of Christ, the whispering of the Scriptures in our ear, telling us, ‘this is the way that you should go.’
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Yet you do not know what your life will be like tomorrow. The brothers at that time were making plans as though they knew, while every future moment is an unknown. No human can determine what the future holds. We cannot know if we will be alive one minute from now. We cannot know if we will be gainfully employed next week. We cannot know if there is some hardship, danger, difficulty, or misfortune waiting for us around the corner. So, James’ words are, without a doubt are true. Nevertheless, we ignore those words regularly. We cannot know what will happen in one hour, day, month, or year. Yet, we make many plans as though we are sure of the outcome. The future to us all of us is an unknown. Man cannot pierce the future; so, all our plans must be made with the knowledge that at any moment, our lives could be cut off and our plans crumble for whomever we leave behind.
What your life will be? Therefore, we should constantly plan for eternal life in a new world. Again, as said earlier, plan our lives as though the end is fifty years away, but live our lives as though it is tomorrow. We can arrange a career, a 30-year mortgage, a university degree, building a business, and any other long-term venture. But we must be living a life guided by God’s Word. (1) We are commanded to proclaim and teach the Word of God to make disciples. (2) We are commanded to attend Christian meetings. (3) We are expected to prepare for the Christian meeting by studying the Bible. (4) We are commanded to have a personal Bible study. (5) Walk with God rightly throughout our lives: We walk with God by living the life course he has laid out for us in the Bible. We become biblically minded. We can never hope for a close relationship with the Father, expecting favor and grace from him, if we do not take actions that bring us closer. If we are not doing these things; then, any long-term plans are all for nothing.
For you are a mist appearing for a little while and then vanishing. Like a mist that here one second gone the next, we are foolish to view our lives here in this Satanic age as more meaningful than our relationship with God. How much meaning will it carry in comparison when we are 170 trillion years into our eternal life and look back on these 70-80 years of life? This life is not highly significant outside of our walk with God. It is not something upon which we can definitely build. (Eccl. 1:2; 2:17-18) Therefore, the foolish one plans without God being fully in the equation. The patriarch Job tells us 7:7, “Remember that my life is a breath …” The Bible also states, “… our days on the earth are like a shadow …” (1 Chron. 29:15) King David admitted to God, “For all our days pass away under your wrath; we bring our years to an end like a sigh. As for the days of our years,[life] within them are seventy years, or even by reason of strength, eighty years; yet their pride[or span] is but toil and trouble.” (Psalm 90:9-10) We need to be mindful of these texts as we make our plans. We do not place our hopes in this fragile, weak, imperfect, and fleeting Satanic age. It is to be placed in the eternal life to come.
 A biblical world view is ideas and beliefs through which a Christian interprets the world and interacts with it.