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What Will Tomorrow Bring?

So often, as we travel this road of life, we think of the future. This was brought home the other morning as news of a new blood test that will predict our longevity by measuring the tips of our chromosomes. I do not understand how it works, but claims are this little part of our chromosome, the telomere, gives the genetic information on how long we might live. How this will be used to enrich our lives remains to be seen.
Man has used other means over the years to predict life-span. When we took out life insurance years ago, the company used our lifestyle, medical history and family history to do the same thing. I remember reading the chart our insurance man printed with interest. Who wouldn't want to know when they will die? Isn't that a consuming question for many?
But if we look at God's word, we see that we have no idea what will happen tomorrow. We do not know the future or how long our life will be. James 4:14 says, "Yet you do not know what your life wil…