Category Archives: Ecclesiastes

Is anything too hard for the Lord?

Wealth and honor come from you; you are the ruler of all things. In your hands are strength and power to exalt and give strength to all. … I know that you can do all things; no purpose of yours … Continue reading

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The earth is the Lord’s and everything in it

The earth is the LORD’s, and everything in it, the world, and all who live in it … he who forms the hearts of all, who considers everything they do. … He is the Maker of heaven and earth, the … Continue reading

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I have been so bold as to speak to the Lord, though I am nothing but dust and ashes

Ask the former generation and find out what their ancestors learned, for we were born only yesterday and know nothing, and our days on earth are but a shadow. … What has been will be again, what has been done … Continue reading

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The people of this age marry and are given in marriage

Marriage should be honored by all, and the marriage bed kept pure, for God will judge the adulterer and all the sexually immoral.

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Teach us to number our days, that we may gain a heart of wisdom

Praise be to the name of God for ever and ever; wisdom and power are his. … He changes times and seasons; he deposes kings and raises up others. … He gives wisdom to the wise and knowledge to the discerning. … He … Continue reading

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Those who love money never have enough

Those who love wealth are never satisfied with their income. … This too is meaningless. As goods increase, so do those who consume them. And what benefit are they to the owners except to feast their eyes on them?

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Do not turn aside from any of the commands I give you today, to the right or to the left

So be careful to do what the LORD your God has commanded you; do not turn aside to the right or to the left. … The Israelites went through the sea on dry ground, with a wall of water on their … Continue reading

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By grace you have been saved, through faith—it is the gift of God

That each of them may eat and drink, and find satisfaction in all their toil—this is the gift of God. … Moreover, when God gives someone wealth and possessions, and the ability to enjoy them, to accept their lot and … Continue reading

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Love … does not envy, it does not boast, it is not proud

What comes out of a person is what defiles them. For it is from within, out of a person’s heart, that evil thoughts come—sexual immorality, theft, murder, adultery, greed, malice, deceit, lewdness, envy, slander, arrogance and folly. All these evils … Continue reading

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Fools say in their hearts, “There is no God”

The heart of the wise inclines to the right, but the heart of the fool to the left. Even as fools walk along the road, they lack sense and show everyone how stupid they are. … (Fools) are corrupt, their deeds are … Continue reading

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