1 To every thing there is a season, and a time to every purpose under the heaven:
2 A time to be born, and a time to die; a time to plant, and a time to pluck up that which 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 get, and a time to lose; a time to keep, and a time to cast away;
7 A time to rend, 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 of war, and a time of peace.
When God set the universe into motion, it was no accident. The whole idea that what we know as human life and the universe that man lives in; beginning with a huge explosion is just ludicrous.
In the creation of all that is made by God, which is everything in the universe, God did it in increments of time.
A Pastor of mine that helped to launch me into ministry used to say it this way; “Reggie, this thing was not done in a corner.”
Literally, when God made the heavens and the earth, he had a plan and timing, each phase was done in timelines of God’s days. IT WAS NOT A BIG BANG OR ACCIDENT, it was all planned and executed in God’s time.
My friend, everything that God does is in perfect time to his plan for each human being and all of nature.
You remember when He told the Isrealites that they would be in Babylon for 70 years and that nothing that they or anyone else could do would change that waiting time.
He told them that “when 70 years were accomplished he would visit them.”
When God begin to speak to the Prophets concerning the coming of the Messiah, he gave them specific details on the events that would take place before the Messiah’s arrival.
The Apostle Paul tells us this in Galatians 4:4-5
4 But when the fullness of the time was come, God sent forth his Son, made of a woman, made under the law,
5 To redeem them that were under the law, that we might receive the adoption of sons.
The key words are these, “when the fullness of time was come.”
Jesus would not ascend into this universe or this world until God said so. NOTHING WOULD CAUSE HIM TO BE HERE ONE DAY, ONE MONTH, YEAR OR DECADE PRIOR TO GOD’S TIME.
It was God who caused the seasons to change as they do. He set the solar system into place so that the world would remain in balance.
As sure as the sun will cause the earth to warm as the earth turns on its axis and the flowers and grass begin to show life…
And the heat of the summer will cause the fruit trees to bring forth and the vegetation will begin to produce…
And then fall will cause the leaves to turn and drop to the earth just before the earth cools from the ice and snow…
My friend, you can be assured that God’s time and seasons will not be interrupted.
But this is the most important thing that you should know, that if God can keep this universe in balance, then He has control of your life.
Listen to what the Psalmist says in Psalms 8:3-9;
3 When I consider thy heavens, the work of thy fingers, the moon and the stars, which thou hast ordained;
4 What is man, that thou art mindful of him? and the son of man, that thou visitest him?
5 For thou hast made him a little lower than the angels, and hast crowned him with glory and honour.
6 Thou madest him to have dominion over the works of thy hands; thou hast put all things under his feet:
7 All sheep and oxen, yea, and the beasts of the field;
8 The fowl of the air, and the fish of the sea, and whatsoever passeth through the paths of the seas.
9 O LORD our Lord, how excellent is thy name in all the earth!
Can you see and understand that God cares about you and that he has a plan for your life?
If you and I could just be patient and let God do what He desires to do with us, if we can just know that He has a time and purpose for everything event that happens in our lives.
In “due season” or in His time, He will cause every plan for us to happen and nothing that anyone can do will be able to stop God’s plan for us.
Phillipians 1:6 tell us;
6 Being confident of this very thing, that he which hath begun a good work in you will perform it until the day of Jesus Christ:
1 Thessalonians 5:24
24 Faithful is he that calleth you, who also will do it.
Just like when God spoke the heavens and earth into existence according to his time…
And he allowed Israel a set time in Babylon…
And just as his time was fulfilled to send His only begotten son into the world, my friend, GOD HAS A PERFECT PLAN FOR YOURS AND MY LIFE!
What we must do is remain faithful to Him, His plan, His calling and “in due season” He will cause it all to happen for His purpose and glory.