This probably comes as no great surprise to any one here…but the world operates according to its own patterns! What are some of the world’s patterns?
humanism (man centered world), liberalism, secularism, the first shall be first, the last shall be last…competitive spirit (survival of fittest), success is measured by possessions, materialism (laying up goods, acquiring more and more), situational
ethics – whatever fits the situation, seeing is believing,
The wisdom of man is foolishness to God! The world is on a different calendar, different cycles and seasons. The world exalts man, vain philosophies,
not the wisdom of God. …Isaiah 55:8
Romans 12 – be not conformed to the pattern of this world…another
pattern is the world’s calendar. The seasons of God’s appointed times are totally ignored because the world’s schedule, calendar is so ingrained in us. His warnings, His signs, that have been actually happening on days that are
significant on His calendar but not on ours.
For my thoughts are not your thoughts, neither are your ways my ways, saith the LORD Good Pattern - a model that is considered to be worthy of