Revelation of the Word: Revelation of the Word:
THEME: TIME MANAGEMENT Ecclesiastes‬ ‭3‬:‭1‬ ‭NKJV‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬ “To everything there is a season, A time for every purpose under heaven:” ‭‭‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬ INSIGHT -If retribution fails... Revelation of the Word:


Ecclesiastes‬ ‭3‬:‭1‬ ‭NKJV‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬

“To everything there is a season, A time for every purpose under heaven:”
-If retribution fails as a value, perhaps there exists some mystical cosmic order that grants meaning to life, for each thing has its proper time or cycle. God is the author of all times and seasons, and He makes everything beautiful in its time. Although He has put eternity in our hearts, no one can find out the work that He does from beginning to end. It is prominent to acknowledge God in everything, in every time and season and to give thanks in all situations. The Israelites did not take heed to God’s word, they murmured and complained, and therefore wasted their days in the wilderness. Our loving Father is calling us to wait on Him in all the times and seasons, and give thanks in every situations disregarding the difficulty that we are going through.

Biblically, we see that it is paramount to manage our time wisely, and this requires divine wisdom. God calls us to walk circumspectly, not as fools but as wise, redeeming the time, because the days are evil, while discerning His will (Ephesians‬ ‭5‬:‭15‬-‭17). Also, we are reminded to walk in wisdom toward those who are outside, redeeming the time (Colossians‬ ‭4‬:5). Time wastage is detrimental to one’s progress and productivity. The Psalmist tells us in Psalms‬ ‭90‬:‭12‬, that the Lord teaches us to number our days, that we may gain a heart of wisdom. When we waste time, we misuse our productive years and there are consequences for these decisions. Excess sleep causes poverty in work, career, education, leadership, ministry, purpose and all spheres of life. ‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬Proverbs‬ ‭24‬:‭33‬-‭34 says that, “a little sleep, a little slumber, a little folding of the hands to rest and poverty will come on you like a thief and scarcity like an armed man.” Wastage of time leads to slackness. The parable of the ten virgins reveals to us that having a plan and a vision in our spiritual life is none negotiable. The five foolish virgins did not plan for any eventuality to come and never kept some extra oil. As they went to meet the bridegroom, their lamps went out and they failed to enter into the kingdom of heaven. The five wise virgins kept some extra oil which saved them when the Messiah returned. We are reminded to believe in Jesus and accept the Holy Spirit in our lives, and we will find eternal hope that begins now and continues from everlasting to everlasting. We are also reminded to make proper use of our time and do good always for whatever we do we do it for the Lord and not for our human masters, and we shall receive a reward of the inheritance (Colossians 3:23-24). 

You are the Alpha and the Omega, the Beginning and the End, the First and the Last, none can be likened to You. You are the author of all the times and seasons, and nothing can pass by without Your knowledge. You are the author and finisher of our faith, we put all our trust in You. Some trust in horses, others trust in chariots but all our hope and trust is in You Lord our God. We submit our burdens and cares unto You Lord Jesus for You care for us. May You level all the mountains and make a way in the desert for us. May You deliver us from all adverse situations and grant us Your peace that surpasses all human understanding. May You fill our hearts and tongues with thanksgiving and rejoicing in every situation. May You bless the work of our hands dear Jesus and make us productive in every good work, for the glory and honor of Your name. May You bless us and keep us. May You make Your face to shine towards us and be gracious unto us. May You turn Your countenance towards us and give us peace. Amen

Further reading: Ecclesiastes‬ ‭3‬:‭12‬, ‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬Daniel‬ ‭2‬:‭21

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