A Time...
for everything

be be born

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to weep

to heal
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A time...

.....to uproot...

 
 
Like healthy plants,
we try to put down roots
In a world that changes so quickly, we look
for what does not change -
for stability and security.
God's plan is the only hope for
permanence and real stability in our lives -

 

how can we reject what we need
so much?

 

If we do, it will be to our cost.
Like unhealthy, unproductive plants,
we will be uprooted.
"...every evildoer will be stubble, and that
day that is coming will set them on fire....not
a root or branch will be left them." Malachi 4v1
"every plant that my heavenly Father has
not planted will be pulled up by the roots."      Matthew 15v13

Notes for "a time to uproot"

Psalm 37:38
Isaiah 13:11
  The God of love and forgiveness is also a God of righteousness and justice.
Isaiah 2:12-17   God plans to restore the earth to its original beauty.  Before this can happen, all human pride and rebellion must one day be uprooted.
Genesis 6:11-13
Luke 17:26-30
Luke 21:25-27
  The great Flood of Noah's time was God's judgement on a world that had rejected him, and was full of violence.  Jesus says that 'the last days' will see a similar pouring out of God's judgements on an equally godless and violent world; a world completely absorbed in material things.
Acts 17:30-31   Jesus is the one who has been appointed to judge the world in the future when he returns.
Matthew 24:21-22
11 Peter 3:12
  Those who put their trust in God will be protected from this future time of great trouble, and will live to enjoy a world purged of wickedness, restored to its original glory and beauty.

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