Question: "Does the Bible indicate that, in the end times, people will not be able to recognize the different seasons?"

This is an interesting question, as we have been asked this question many times, but have never been able to find the source of the idea. The question is usually framed something similar to "In the last days, you will not be able to know the seasons except by the changing of the leaves." There is no Scripture verse which says this, and as far as we have been able to find, no prominent Christian in church history has ever made such a prediction.

The closest matching Scriptures we are able to find actually teach the opposite. Genesis 8:22 declares, "As long as the earth endures, seedtime and harvest, cold and heat, summer and winter, day and night will never cease." Matthew 24:32-33 exclaims, "Now learn this lesson from the fig tree: As soon as its twigs get tender and its leaves come out, you know that summer is near. Even so, when you see all these things, you know that the end is near, right at the door." (See also Jeremiah 33:20-25.)

With these Scriptures in view, we are confident that the idea of the seasons being indistinguishable in the end times does not have a solid biblical foundation. Still, we would very much like to know what causes this question to be asked so often. If you are able to find the origin of this end-times concept, please contact us.