What We Should Learn from Seasons

As I look out my office window I see that change is in the air. It is already becoming cooler and a few leaves are starting to turn colors. It reminds me that seasons are part of God’s design—something we often take for granted by overlooking God’s spiritual purpose for the seasons.


Solomon wrote “There is an occasion for everything, and a time for every activity under heaven” (Ecclesiastes 3:1, HCSB). The Authorized (King James) translation reads “To every thing there is a season, and a time to every purpose under the heaven.


With the coming of each new season comes change:  different activities and celebrations, changes in nature, and changes in perspective from reminders of the past and expectations for the future. The inevitability of seasonal changes and the fact that as humans we are powerless to change them point to the reality of God’s sovereignty. As Principle #4, page 884 in Ecclesiastes states:

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