Category Archives: Ecclesiastes

Human beings have been made in God’s likeness

Then God said, “Let us make human beings in our image, in our likeness, so that they may rule over the fish in the sea and the birds in the sky, over the livestock and all the wild animals, and … Continue reading

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You are fellow citizens with God’s people

Do not let your hearts be troubled. Trust in God; trust also in me. My Father’s house has plenty of room; if that were not so, would I have told you that I am going there to prepare a place … Continue reading

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One whose heart is corrupt does not prosper

Before a downfall the heart is haughty. … Each heart knows its own bitterness. … Even in laughter the heart may ache, and rejoicing may end in grief. … The Lord detests all the proud of heart. Be sure of this: They will not … Continue reading

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Words from the mouth of the wise are gracious …

… but fools are consumed by their own lips. // Gracious words are a honeycomb, sweet to the soul and healing to the bones.

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Speak the truth in love

Tell me nothing but the truth in the name of the Lord. // Speak the truth in Christ.

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The tongue has the power of life and death

… and those who love it will eat its fruit.

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Gifts of God – 1

If you knew the gift of God … But to each one of us grace has been given as Christ apportioned it.

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Anger

Refrain from anger. … Anger is cruel and fury overwhelming. … Stirring up anger produces strife.

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Anxiety

Anxiety weighs down the heart.

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Achievement

God, who richly provides us with everything for our enjoyment.

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