Wednesday, March 3, 2010

In His Time

Ecclesiastes 3:11

"He has made everything beautiful in its time. He has also set eternity in the hearts of men; yet they cannot fathom what God has done from beginning to end."

What a wonderful verse to read and ponder. No matter who you are, where you are, or what your going through, God is speaking to your situation through this verse. Let's quickly and simply unpack it.

God has made everything beautiful in its time...

  • Did you know that all things work together for good for those who love God and who are called according to His purpose? (Romans 8:28)
  • Did you know that weeping endures for a night, but that joy comes in the morning? (Pslam 30:5)
  • Did you know that suffering and trials ultimately produce character and hope? (Romans 5:3-4)

Regardless of your circumstances, God has a plan and will make it beautiful in time.

He has set eternity in the hearts of men...

  • Did you know that we're not made for this temporary world only, but most importantly for eternity? (Matthew 6:19)
  • Did you know that Jesus' kingdom was not to be of this world? (John 18:36)
  • Did you know that we have no excuse for rejecting God, since He has placed eternity in our hearts and given us creation as evidence of Himself? (Romans 1:20)
We all know deep down there is an eternity, and that we have no excuse, so let us set our hearts and minds on the eternal things of God rather than the temporary things of this world.

We cannot fathom what God has done from beginning to end...

  • Did you know that God is so great that He goes beyond all of our understanding? (Job 36:26)
  • Did you know that the all the books in the world cannot contain all of who Jesus Christ is or what He has done? (John 21:25)
  • Did you know that no eye has seen or ear has heard all that God has prepared for those who believe Him? (1 Corinthians 2:9)

God is unexplainable and His glory is unimaginable. His Will is a direct result of His infinite wisdom and goodness. His Love goes beyond our greatest comprehension. We cannot fully fathom God, or what He has in plan for us, but we must seek Him. (Matthew 6:33)

On the Journey Together,