Blog Posts tagged with ‘Ecclesiastes’

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Ecclesiastes 10. Fragile wisdom versus angry foolishness

by slpcenglish

16–22 December 2018. Ecclesiastes 10 (click to read). The Bible talks a lot about the importance of wisdom. And many of us really do appreciate just how valuable wisdom is. Sometimes we even sit back confidently and think how wisdom has a great power to shape our world and our lives. But sadly, the situation […]

Ecclesiastes 3. Hold on. Hope is coming!

by slpcenglish

9–15 December 2018. Ecclesiastes 3 (click to read). Sometimes we find ourselves in a moment when everything is just perfect. Our plans have worked out, we have reached that goal we were after, we are together with the person we love, and our lives feel full of hope and peace. When that happens, we just […]

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 […]