jump to navigation

A Time for Everything September 13, 2006

Posted by pastorsbc1303 in Devotional.
trackback

Ecclesiastes 3

 1 There is a time for everything,
       and a season for every activity under heaven:

 2 a time to be born and a time to die,
       a time to plant and a time to uproot,

 3 a time to kill and a time to heal,
       a time to tear down and a time to build,

 4 a time to weep and a time to laugh,
       a time to mourn and a time to dance,

 5 a time to scatter stones and a time to gather them,
       a time to embrace and a time to refrain,

 6 a time to search and a time to give up,
       a time to keep and a time to throw away,

 7 a time to tear and a time to mend,
       a time to be silent and a time to speak,

 8 a time to love and a time to hate,
       a time for war and a time for peace.

 9 What does the worker gain from his toil? 10 I have seen the burden God has laid on men. 11 He has made everything beautiful in its time. He has also set eternity in the hearts of men; yet they cannot fathom what God has done from beginning to end. 12 I know that there is nothing better for men than to be happy and do good while they live. 13 That everyone may eat and drink, and find satisfaction in all his toil—this is the gift of God. 14 I know that everything God does will endure forever; nothing can be added to it and nothing taken from it. God does it so that men will revere him.

~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~

In our world it seems that there is never enough time.  People are always rushing here and rushing there.  We fill our lives with so much, and yet it seems that so much of it is all so meaningless at times. 

It is amazing to think that the Sovereign God has created all things in His time and for His purpose.  There is no doubt that we cannot fathom what God has done and is continuing to do around us. 

Why does God do all of this?  The author here gives us the answer, “God does it so that men will revere him.”   Make sure to take time to revere him today!

Advertisements

Comments»

1. lodine - February 3, 2007

lodine

news


Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

%d bloggers like this: