Faith Filled Family Magazine November 2016 - Page 56

There Is A Time... For Every Season BY VERNITA SIMMONS According to Google’s online dictionary, a Season (n) is each xplain the concept of of the four divisions of the year seasons- time for joy, (spring, summer, autumn, and time for sorrow, etc. as winter) marked by particular outlined in Ecclesias- weather patterns and daylight hours, resulting from the earth’s tes. changing position with regard to Each life cycle goes through the sun. (1) seasons. And just as our earthly seasons change, so do our In the Greek Lexicon, 2540, a seasons of life change. Accord- season is kairos ,pronounced, ing to scripture, there is an ap- kahee-ros’ meaning of uncertain pointed time for everything on affinity; an occasion, i.e. set or earth. There is a season (a time proper time:--X always, opporappointed) for everything and a tunity, (convenient, due) season, time for every delight and event (due, short, while) time, a while. or purpose under heaven—(Ec- Compare 5550. (2). clesiastes 3:1 Note). For clarity, we need to have an understand- It is certainly, far easier to go ing of what constitutes a season. through a season of joy and ful- E