For a season, there will be troubles,
the needed time, then they will go.
God has a purpose for every
They are only for a season, you know.
Overwhelmed with sudden loss and
With a heavy heart, broken in despair.
Look up to
Jesus for His comfort –
Even for this season, He will be
For a season, sufferings are our
But – then, in a moment, they will pass away.
after the season of our sorrows
Heaven’s glory will shine bright
February 24th, 2002
Romans 8:18 and 2 Corinthians 4:16-18
Wherein ye greatly rejoice,
though now for a season,
if need be, ye are in heaviness
through manifold temptations.
1 Peter 1:6
Bible teaches that we will have manifold (many kinds of) trials.
That we are to rejoice in them. That there is a need for us to go
through them, that the Lord has a purpose for every trial He allows
in our lives.
There is also a bright ray of hope shining through that verse, which
at first, in the darkest moments, we may overlook. It is just five
Though - though it may not seem joyful when we are
going through them. Our hearts may be heavy and weighed down.
Now - right here, right now, you are going through a trial,
but the trial isn't all there is on the horizon. All is not bleak or
gloomy, though it may seem like it now.
And finally, for a season - There is an appointed time for
every trial, there is a season of struggle that we go through, but
like the seasons of the year, they will end in time, and a new
period will being in our lives. In Ecclesiastes 3:1, God says "To
every thing there is a season, and a time to every purpose under the
Let the Lord fulfill His will in your lives, cling to Him through
the trials, let Him teach you what He wants you to learn from this
season, and cling to the Biblical hope that "And we know that all
things work together for good to them that love God, to them who are
the called according to His purpose." Romans 8:28
The Lord Jesus Christ knows what He is doing! Just trust Him, and if
the road is rough, let Him be your refuge and let Him carry you
safely in His everlasting arms. (See Deuteronomy 33:27)
February 24th, 2002