Ecclesiastes 3:1-8 KJV
To everything there is a season, and a time to every purpose under the heaven:
A time to be born, and a time to die; a time to plant, and a time to pluck up that which is planted;
A time to kill, and a time to heal; a time to break down, and a time to build up;
A time to weep, and a time to laugh; a time to mourn, and a time to dance;
A time to cast away stones, and a time to gather stones together; a time to embrace, and a time to refrain from embracing;
A time to get, and a time to lose; a time to keep, and a time to cast away;
A time to rend, and a time to sew; a time to keep silence, and a time to speak;
A time to love, and a time to hate; a time of war, and a time of peace.
Ababa Father, I thank You for this honest assessment of living life in this fallen world, without Christ.
Lord, please keep us from chasing after any of the vain things that this world offers, knowing that there is nothing on earth that has lasting value except to know You as our Lord Jesus Christ, my God and Saviour.
May I place You in the centre of my life knowing that the whole duty and delight of human kind is to worship and praise You for Your goodness, mercy and grace to us regardless of what time and season.
May the Lord bless and keep you