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The Wisdom of Myth

In our modern arrogance we wanted to demythologize the world Science and rationality became our new gods, but now they served us Creation became merely resources for consumption turned to capital Capitalism became the religion of the new age, money … Continue reading

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Matthew 11: 16-30 The Wisdom of Christ in a Foolish Generation

Matthew 11: 16-30 Parallel Luke 7: 31-35; 10: 12-15, 21-22 Highlighted words will have comments on translation 16 “But to what will I compare this generation? It is like children sitting in the marketplaces and calling to one another, 17 … Continue reading

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Matthew 7: 13-29 Choosing the Way of Christ

Matthew 7:13-29 Parallel Luke 13: 23-24, Luke 6: 43-46, 13: 25-27, Luke 6: 47-49, Mark 1: 21-22 13 “Enter through the narrow gate; for the gate is wide and the road is easy that leads to destruction, and there are … Continue reading

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Matthew 7: 1-6 Nonjudgmental Righteousness

Matthew 7: 1-6 Parallels Mark 4: 24-25; Luke 6: 37-42 1 “Do not judge, so that you may not be judged. 2 For with the judgment you make you will be judged, and the measure you give will be the … Continue reading

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Psalm 37 A Song of a Wise Life

Psalm 37 <Of David.> 1 א  Do not fret because of the wicked; do not be envious of wrongdoers,  2 for they will soon fade like the grass, and wither like the green herb.  3 ב Trust in the LORD, … Continue reading

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Ecclesiastes 12-The End of Wisdom

Ecclesiastes 12: 1-8: The End of Things 1 Remember your creator in the days of your youth, before the days of trouble come, and the years draw near when you will say, “I have no pleasure in them”; 2 before … Continue reading

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Ecclesiastes 10: Wisdom, Life and the King

 Ecclesiastes 10 1 Dead flies make the perfumer’s ointment give off a foul odor; so a little folly outweighs wisdom and honor.  2 The heart of the wise inclines to the right, but the heart of a fool to the … Continue reading

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Ecclesiastes 8 Wisdom in an Unjust World

Ecclesiastes 8 1 Who is like the wise man? And who knows the interpretation of a thing? Wisdom makes one’s face shine, and the hardness of one’s countenance is changed.  2 Keep the king’s command because of your sacred oath. … Continue reading

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Ecclesiastes 7-The Lonely Path of the Seeker

Ecclesiastes 7: 1-10 The Cost of Wisdom 1 A good name is better than precious ointment, and the day of death, than the day of birth.  2 It is better to go to the house of mourning than to go … 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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