To every thing there is a season, and a time to every purpose under the heaven: (Ecclesiastes 3:1 KJV) Solomon, the wise king of Israel, wrote the words above saying there is a season and a time to every purpose under heaven. He goes down and lists a few things to illustrate what he means:
Times & Seasons
And God said, Let there be lights in the firmament of the heaven to divide the day from the night; and let them be for signs, and for seasons, and for days, and years (Genesis 1:14 KJV) What determines the events of your life here on earth? As children of God, chance, luck, horoscopes, etc.
I am the Alpha and the Omega, the first and the last, the beginning and the end (Revelation 22:13 ESV) Our emotions typically run high when the year comes to an end. We often look back at the 12 months behind us and then looking forward with hope into the new year. It is one
For he says, “In a favorable time I listened to you, and in a day of salvation I have helped you.” Behold, now is the favorable time; behold, now is the day of salvation (2 Corinthians 6:2 ESV) Isaiah spoke of the “acceptable year” of the Lord that will be proclaimed by the Messiah when
And God said, Let there be lights in the firmament of the heaven to divide the day from the night; and let them be for signs, and for seasons, and for days, and years (Genesis 1:14, KJV) Heavenly lights govern the seasons on the earth. That means the lights in the heavens-sun, moon and stars,
For his anger endureth but a moment; in his favour is life: Weeping may endure for a night, but joy cometh in the morning (Psalm 30:5, KJV) The verse above brings out a remarkable interplay of related words in scripture. The Psalmist here is talking about the relationship between light and day, as well as
To everything there is a season, and a time to every purpose under the heaven (Ecclesiastes 3:1 KJV) Life presents itself to us in seasons and even more importantly, God operates in seasons. There is a time and a season for every single one of His purposes and plans. The Lord visited the Jews when