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Ecclesiastes

A Matter Of Spiritual Survivial

ECCLESIASTES 4:9-12 – Two are better than one, because they have a good reward for their toil. For if they fall, one will lift up his fellow. But woe to him who is alone when he falls and has not another to lift him up! Again, if two lie together, they keep warm, but how can one keep warm alone? And though…

Are We Leaving Our Mark?

ECCLESIASTES 1:4 – A generation goes, and a generation comes, but the earth remains forever. THEME OF THE DAY. ARE WE LEAVING OUR MARK? It really does go fast. Just pause for a moment and think about how quickly life whizzes by us. Oh, there are times we may not think so. When going through seasons of suffering or trial, it feels…

Learning To Live Life Simple And Right

ECCLESIASTES 12:13-14 – The end of the matter; all has been heard. Fear God and keep his commandments, for this is the whole duty of man. 14 For God will bring every deed into judgment, with every secret thing, whether good or evil. THEME OF THE DAY. LEARNING TO LIVE LIFE SIMPLE AND RIGHT. Let me encourage us to spend a little…

The Journey Of Futility

ECCLESIASTES 2:24-25 – There is nothing better for a person than that he should eat and drink and find enjoyment in his toil. This also, I saw, is from the hand of God, for apart from him who can eat or who can have enjoyment? THEME OF THE DAY. THE JOURNEY OF FUTILITY. There is one word which rightly defines sin –…

Choosing Books To Read

ECCLESIASTES 12:12 – My son, beware of anything beyond these. Of making many books there is no end, and much study is a weariness of the flesh. THEME OF THE DAY. CHOOSING BOOKS TO READ. I often recommend books. I also love to give books away. I make recommendations from our church pulpit, in my writing, and when in conversations with Christians…

The Crook In Our Lots

ECCLESIASTES 7:13 – Consider the work of God: who can make straight what he has made crooked? THEME OF THE DAY. THE CROOK IN OUR LOTS. The title for today’s nugget comes from two sources. First, the scripture of the day penned by Solomon. The second is from a book written by a Puritan pastor named Thomas Boston who lived from 1676…