Day Fifty One – The Preacher and Love

Life is complex. Our reading for today is Ecclesiastes 5 through the Song of Solomon 6. If you have read Ecclesiastes, and think you have the problem of life solved, then let me say this as kindly as possible –  That is the thought of a fool. Solomon, the wisest of men who ever walked …

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Embracing Aging

I believe what many of the scholars of Scripture have taught over the years, about the time Solomon would have written this book of wisdom - Ecclesiastes -  that it was written in the latter years of his life.  The following verses are the reason for their conclusion and mine... "Remember now thy Creator in …

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The World, and Eternity

In today's reading Ecclesiastes  1 - 3 I chose the following verses.  Up front, I would say this book is one that troubles me more than the others.  It troubles me trying to figure out the mind of the writer - Solomon - yet I do see things too.  Maybe it is because of my …

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In the Day of Adversity Consider

Days of prosperity often cause us to be joyful.  Prosperity is not always dealing with gold, silver, precious jewels, fine homes, and fine cars.  Prosperity can just as well mean, a place to live, protected from the elements; food on the table, clothes on your back, and a wonderful family who loves you; and realizing …

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Take No Heed to All the Words that Are Spoken

"Wisdom is good with an inheritance: and by it there is profit to them that see the sun. For wisdom is a defence, and money is a defence: but the excellency of knowledge is, that wisdom giveth life to them that have it. Consider the work of God: for who can make that straight, which …

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