Category Archives: Ecclesiastes

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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Happiness

The people of Judah and Israel were as numerous as the sand on the seashore; they ate, they drank and they were happy. … For the Jews it was a time of happiness and joy, gladness and honor.

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