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GUARD AGAINST FOOLISH WORDS

“Words from a wise man's mouth are gracious, but a fool is consumed by his own lips.” - Ecclesiastes 10:12. William Henry Preece was a Welsh electrical engineer and inventor. … more

FOLLY OUTWEIGHS WISDOM

“As dead flies give perfume a bad smell, so a little folly outweighs wisdom and honor.” - Ecclesiastes 10:1 On Thanksgiving night 2019, 911 received a call from a 65-year-old … more

THE REWARD FOR WISDOM

"There was once a small city with only a few people in it. And a powerful king came against it, surrounded it, and built huge siegeworks against it. Now there lived in that city a man poor but wise, … more

TO KNOW WISDOM

"When I applied my mind to know wisdom and to observe man's labor on earth--his eyes not seeing sleep day or night" - Ecclesiastes 8:16. In August 2005, Hurricane Katrina affected … more

The World Verses the Light

Prayer: You, God, are my God, earnestly I seek you; I thirst for you, my whole being longs for you, in a dry and parched land where there is no water (Psalm 63:1).  Help us not to put the … more

ENJOY LIFE

"So I commend the enjoyment of life, because nothing is better for a man under the sun than to eat and drink and be glad. Then joy will accompany him in his work all the days of the life God has … more

BE PATIENT

“The end of a matter is better than its beginning, and patience is better than pride.” - Ecclesiastes 7:8 Charles Bradlaugh was an English political activist and atheist. He … more

BRIBERY CORRUPTS THE HEART

“Extortion turns a wise man into a fool, and a bribe corrupts the heart.” - Ecclesiastes 7:7 Kellogg Brown & Root, now known as KBR, Inc., is one of the largest … more

WEALTH IS FLEETING

"God gives a man wealth, possessions, and honor, so that he lacks nothing his heart desires, but God does not enable him to enjoy them, and a stranger enjoys them instead. This is meaningless, a … more

LOVING MONEY

"Whoever loves money never has money enough; whoever loves wealth is never satisfied with his income. This too is meaningless." - Ecclesiastes 5:10 Ephraim Lopes Pereira d’Aguilar … more

BE CAREFUL WITH YOUR WORDS

"Do not be quick with your mouth, do not be hasty in your heart to utter anything before God. God is in heaven and you are on earth, so let your words be few." - Ecclesiastes 5:2 Juan … more

Maturing in the Light

Prayer:  I pray that from his glorious, unlimited resources he will empower you with inner strength through his Spirit.  Then Christ will make his home in your hearts as you trust in him. … more

Live One Day at a time

"Do not be anxious about anything." Philippians 4:6 (NIV) Ministry can be full of worry if you let it. Besides carrying the concerns of others on your shoulders, you likely have … more

UNABLE TO FATHOM ETERNITY

"He has made everything beautiful in its time. He has also set eternity in the hearts of men; yet they cannot fathom what God has done from beginning to end." - Ecclesiastes 3:11 On the … more

A TIME FOR EVERYTHING

"There is a time for everything, and a season for every activity under heaven" - Ecclesiastes 3:1 James Cash Penney was an American businessman and entrepreneur who founded the J. C. … more

FINDING JOY

"A man can do nothing better than to eat and drink and find satisfaction in his work. This too, I see, is from the hand of God, for without him, who can eat or find enjoyment?" - Ecclesiastes … more

PLEASURE IS MEANINGLESS TOO

"I thought in my heart, "Come now, I will test you with pleasure to find out what is good." But that also proved to be meaningless." - Ecclesiastes 2:1 Errol Flynn was an Australian-born … more

Universal Light

Prayer:  Lord Jesus, we know that we have sinned and are not worth to come before your throne for any request.  We have sinned against you and God the Father who has created all things and … more

THERE IS NOTHING NEW

"What has been will be again, what has been done will be done again; there is nothing new under the sun. Is there anything of which one can say, "Look! This is something new"? It was here already, … more

WHEN LIFE BECOMES MEANINGLESS

The words of the Teacher, son of David, king in Jerusalem: 'Meaningless! Meaningless!' says the Teacher. 'Utterly meaningless! Everything is meaningless.' - Ecclesiastes 1:1-2   Leo … more
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