Blog Posts from August 2015

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Song of Songs 7:1–9. Words of Love.

by slpcenglish

30 August – 5 September 2015. Song of Songs 7:1–9 (click to read). In today’s love song, a boy sings to the girl he loves, offering a detailed description of her beautiful body. People often joke that girls love with their ears while boys love with their eyes. So the boy describes the beauty of her […]

Song of Songs 3:1–5. The Power of Love

by slpcenglish

23–29 August 2015. Song of Songs 3:1–5 (click to read). You can’t turn on the radio today without hearing love songs. So many pop songs describe the search for love, the joys of love, the feelings of excitement that come from falling in love, and even the sadness of love that fails. Sometimes Christians fall […]

Ecclesiastes 11:7–10. A time for joy.

by slpcenglish

16–22 August 2015. Ecclesiastes 11:7–10 (click to read). As we come towards the end of Ecclesiastes, the writer begins to sum up his thoughts, and we find here a very bittersweet feeling. He has tested and tried many things, and looked for a stable meaning to life. But everything has failed. Wisdom and learning, joy […]

Ecclesiastes 5:8–20. How much money is enough?

by slpcenglish

9–15 August 2015. Ecclesiastes 5:8–20 (click to read). Most of us know the challenges of trying to balance our own budgets or organizing the family’s finances. We sit down and discuss what our expenses are for the month or year, and then try to plan out some way to earn enough money to cover those […]

Ecclesiastes 2:1–11. The Pursuit of Happiness?

by slpcenglish

2–8 August 2015. Ecclesiastes 2:1–11 (click to read). The Book of Proverbs gives simple descriptions of life, and simple suggestions to guide young children as they grow. But Ecclesiastes is for older readers, and it paints a more complicated picture of life. Here, life isn’t so simple, and the meaning of life is harder to […]