Tag Archives: Joy

Ecclesiastes 11- Proverbs for Life in an Uncertain World

Ecclesiastes 11 1 Send out your bread upon the waters, for after many days you will get it back. 2 Divide your means seven ways, or even eight, for you do not know what disaster may happen on earth. 3 … Continue reading

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Ecclesiastes 9 Staring into the Abyss and Finding Peace

Ecclesiastes 9 1 All this I laid to heart, examining it all, how the righteous and the wise and their deeds are in the hand of God; whether it is love or hate one does not know. Everything that confronts … Continue reading

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Life May Be Good…

Life may not be fair but it can still be good Taking the moment to savor food and drink The embrace of a friend or the lover’s kiss To enjoy the quest for knowledge and wisdom Or to delight in … Continue reading

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¬†Ecclesiastes 6: The Illusiveness of Joy

Ecclesiastes 6 1 There is an evil that I have seen under the sun, and it lies heavy upon humankind: 2 those to whom God gives wealth, possessions, and honor, so that they lack nothing of all that they desire, … Continue reading

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Ecclesiastes 5-The Gift of Mortality Before God and in the World

¬†Ecclesiastes 5:1-7 Silence Not Sacrifice 1 Guard your steps when you go to the house of God; to draw near to listen is better than the sacrifice offered by fools; for they do not know how to keep from doing … Continue reading

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Ecclesiastes 4- The Things That Steal Our Peace

Ecclesiastes 4 1 Again I saw all the oppressions that are practiced under the sun. Look, the tears of the oppressed– with no one to comfort them! On the side of their oppressors there was power– with no one to … Continue reading

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Ecclesiastes 3- Approaching Time Wisely

Ecclesiastes 3 1 For everything there is a season, and a time for every matter under heaven: ¬†2 a time to be born, and a time to die; a time to plant, and a time to pluck up what is … Continue reading

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