In Genesis 8:22 (NLT) As long as the earth remains, there will be planting and harvest, cold and heat, summer and winter, day and night.” We know that.
1. They are beyond my Control
“God controls the times and the seasons. He makes and unmakes kings.” Dan. 2:21 (GN)
2. They are often Confusing
“… God does everything just right and on time, but people can never completely understand what he is doing.” Eccl. 3:11 (NCV)
3. God has a Purpose for each season.
“We know that all that happens to us is working for our good IF we love God and are fitting into his plans.” Rom. 8:28 (LB)
Jeremiah 29:11 (ESV) For I know the plans I have for you, declares the LORD, plans for welfare and not for evil, to give you a future and a hope.
4. The seasons include both Good and Bad times.
Eccl. 3:2-8 “There is a time to…
be born/die plant/uproot heal/kill build/tear down
laugh/cry dance/grieve gather/scatter hug/not hug
find/lose keep/throw away repair/tear speak up/be quiet
5. What I Sow in one season, I’ll Reap in another.
“Let us not be weary in well doing; for in due season we shall reap, if we faint not.” Gal. 6:9 (KJV)