1 For everything there is a season, and a time for every matter under heaven:
2 a time to be born, and a time to die; a time to plant, and a time to pluck up what is planted;
3 a time to kill, and a time to heal; a time to break down, and a time to build up;
4 a time to weep, and a time to laugh; a time to mourn, and a time to dance;
5 a time to cast away stones, and a time to gather stones together; a time to embrace, and a time to refrain from embracing;
6 a time to seek, and a time to lose; a time to keep, and a time to cast away;
7 a time to tear, and a time to sew; a time to keep silence, and a time to speak;
8 a time to love, and a time to hate; a time for war, and a time for peace.
King Solomon for all his faults and sin, had a almost supernatural gift of wisdom which he used to govern his people. His books were full of understanding and knowledge applied with experience.
There is a time for everything, and everything is in God’s control. It takes wisdom to understand this, and experience grows wisdom. Knowledge applied reaps wisdom, and it takes a humble man to accept this.
Dear reader be patient and understand this amazing concept. Understand that life is full of go’s and stop’s, waiting, and moving.
Life is more than a wave and flurry of events but an extremely coordinated, and well organized system of events that all lead to God’s glory. It is our job to work out our salvation with fear and trembling, so don’t settle for some pastor’s or teacher’s outlook on life, find out for yourself. Always remember in your going and doing remember Solomon’s wisdom in verse 7:
a time to tear, and a time to sew; a time to keep silence, and a time to speak…