February 10, 2012
Today’s Text: Ecclesiastes 3:1-8
Today’s Key Thought: Wisdom acknowledges what is appropriate at different times
“To every thing there is a season, and a time to ever purpose under heaven”. These are the words of Solomon in today’s text. Ultimately we know that God is in control of our lives and of our time. We must acknowledge what God is doing in our lives. If you are at a moment of time where you do not particularly like your circumstances, know that they aren’t permanent. If you can do something to change those circumstances in a way that honors God then do something about them! Use your time wisely. If you can’t do anything about them, know this- it is God’s purpose that must win out in our lives, not our own. Notice what the verse says, “and a time to ever purpose under heaven”.
You and I cannot control everything, but we can control how we behave and respond to the things that happen to us and around us. This is why it is so important for us to be wise with the time that we have by prioritizing the things of God in our lives!