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scripture about seasons

 

God’s Sovereignty Over Seasons:

  • Genesis 8:22 – “As long as the earth endures, seedtime and harvest, cold and heat, summer and winter, day and night will never cease.”
  • Psalm 104:19 – “He made the moon to mark the seasons, and the sun knows when to go down.”

God’s Timing and Purposes:

  • Ecclesiastes 3:1 – “There is a time for everything, and a season for every activity under the heavens.”
  • Acts 1:7 – “He said to them: ‘It is not for you to know the times or dates the Father has set by his own authority.'”

Spiritual Seasons and Growth:

  • Galatians 6:9 – “Let us not become weary in doing good, for at the proper time we will reap a harvest if we do not give up.”
  • Psalm 1:3 – “That person is like a tree planted by streams of water, which yields its fruit in season and whose leaf does not wither—whatever they do prospers.”

Seasons of Change and Renewal:

  • 2 Corinthians 5:17 – “Therefore, if anyone is in Christ, the new creation has come: The old has gone, the new is here!”
  • Isaiah 43:19 – “See, I am doing a new thing! Now it springs up; do you not perceive it? I am making a way in the wilderness and streams in the wasteland.”

Harvest and Blessings:

  • Luke 10:2 – “He told them, ‘The harvest is plentiful, but the workers are few. Ask the Lord of the harvest, therefore, to send out workers into his harvest field.'”
  • Proverbs 10:5 – “He who gathers crops in summer is a prudent son, but he who sleeps during harvest is a disgraceful son.”

Seasons of Testing and Trials:

  • James 1:2-4 – “Consider it pure joy, my brothers and sisters, whenever you face trials of many kinds because you know that the testing of your faith produces perseverance. Let perseverance finish its work so that you may be mature and complete, not lacking anything.”
  • Psalm 34:19 – “The righteous person may have many troubles, but the Lord delivers him from them all.”

End Times and Seasons:

  • Mark 13:32 – “But about that day or hour no one knows, not even the angels in heaven, nor the Son, but only the Father.”
  • 1 Thessalonians 5:1-2 – “Now, brothers and sisters, about times and dates, we do not need to write to you, for you know very well that the day of the Lord will come like a thief in the night.”

Prayer for Discerning Seasons:

  • 1 Chronicles 12:32 – “From Issachar, men who understood the times and knew what Israel should do—200 chiefs, with all their relatives under their command.”
  • Colossians 4:5 – “Be wise in the way you act toward outsiders; make the most of every opportunity.”

God’s Faithfulness Through Seasons:

  • Lamentations 3:22-23 – “Because of the Lord’s great love we are not consumed, for his compassions never fail. They are new every morning; great is your faithfulness.”
  • Psalm 30:5 – “For his anger lasts only a moment, but his favor lasts a lifetime; weeping may stay for the night, but rejoicing comes in the morning.”

Seasons of Rest and Sabbath:

  • Exodus 20:8 – “Remember the Sabbath day by keeping it holy.”
  • Mark 6:31 – “Then, because so many people were coming and going that they did not even have a chance to eat, he said to them, ‘Come with me by yourselves to a quiet place and get some rest.'”

Seasons of Waiting and Hope:

  • Psalm 27:14 – “Wait for the Lord; be strong and take heart and wait for the Lord.”
  • Psalm 130:5 – “I wait for the Lord, my whole being waits, and in his word, I put my hope.”

Seasons of Thanksgiving:

  • 1 Thessalonians 5:18 – “Give thanks in all circumstances; for this is God’s will for you in Christ Jesus.”
  • Psalm 95:2 – “Let us come before him with thanksgiving and extol him with music and song.”

Nature’s Witness to God’s Glory:

  • Psalm 19:1 – “The heavens declare the glory of God; the skies proclaim the work of his hands.”
  • Romans 1:20 – “For since the creation of the world God’s invisible qualities—his eternal power and divine nature—have been clearly seen, being understood from what has been made so that people are without excuse.”