Key Verses

Know the Times

  • And do this, knowing the time, that now it is high time to awake out of sleep; for now our salvation is nearer than when we first believed. Romans 13:11 NKJV
  • You hypocrites (play-actors, pretenders)! You know how to analyze and intelligently interpret the appearance of the earth and sky [to forecast the weather], but why do you not intelligently interpret this present timeLuke 12:56 AMP
  • But He replied to them, “When it is evening, you say, ‘It will be fair weather, for the sky is red.’ And in the morning, ‘There will be a storm today, for the sky is red and threatening.’ You know how to discern the appearance of the sky, but are you unable to discern the signs of the timesMatthew 16:2-3 NASB
  • As He approached Jerusalem, He saw the city and wept over it [and the spiritual ignorance of its people], saying, “If [only] you had known on this day [of salvation], even you, the things which make for peace [and on which peace depends]! But now they have been hidden from your eyes. Luke 19:41-42 AMP
  • Like apples of gold in settings of silver, Is a word spoken at the proper timeProverbs 25:11 NASB

Examples of Knowing the Time

  • Sons of Issachar: From the sons of Issachar, men who understood the times, with knowledge of what Israel should do, their chiefs were two hundred; and all their kinsmen were at their command. 1 Chronicles 12:32 NASB
  • The Lord Jesus: Jesus said to her, “[Dear] woman, what is that to you and to Me? My time [to act and to be revealed] has not yet come.” John 2:4 AMP
  • So Jesus said to them, “My time has not yet come; but any time is right for you. John 7:6 AMP

The one thing for which is it always the correct Time

  • For He says, “AT THE ACCEPTABLE TIME (the time of grace) I LISTENED TO YOU, AND I HELPED YOU ON THE DAY OF SALVATION.” Behold, now is “THE ACCEPTABLE TIME,” behold, now is “THE DAY OF SALVATION” 2 Corinthian 6:2 AMP

Our Times

Going through a difficult time? He won’t let it get prolonged beyond what you can endure. See

  • Grain for bread must be ground, but it is not endlessly threshed. Though the wheels of the cart roll over it, the horses do not crush itIsaiah 28:28 BSB


  1. GOD can shorten the season if you are going through a difficult time.
  2. It was not yet the Lord Jesus's time to do miracles. He still did it. Read:  Faith places a demand on God