Wisdom Of The Teacher For College Students, Ch. 3

Day 1 of 5 • This day’s reading



These verses were popularized by the song, TURN, TURN, TURN, first recorded in 1962, but made popular by the group The Byrds in 1965. It’s been covered as many as a dozen times by various artists over the years. 

Today, try to just enjoy reading the words of the scripture as if it were a great poem. It’s so much more than that, but if we were to encounter this in a collection of poems by one of the great poets, it would be mesmerizing. 

Perhaps that is why it became such a hit, reaching all the way to #1 on the Billboard charts. It was something of an anthem to a group of people living in difficult and dangerous times in the US. Things were rapidly changing, and the country was amid a controversial war. Perhaps if someone were to record a newer version today, it might speak again to a whole new generation.