Category Archives: Ecclesiastes

Do not throw away your confidence; it will be richly rewarded

I know whom I have believed, and am convinced that he is able to guard what I have entrusted to him for that day.

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Teach me, and I will be quiet

Do not be quick with your mouth, do not be hasty in your heart to utter anything before God. God is in heaven and you are on earth, so let your words be few. … And when you pray, do … Continue reading

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Take up your timbrels and go out to dance with the joyful

Let Israel rejoice in their Maker; let the people of Zion be glad in their King. Let them praise his name with dancing and make music to him with timbrel and harp. For the Lord takes delight in his people … Continue reading

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A good name is better than fine perfume

A good name is more desirable than great riches; to be esteemed is better than silver or gold. … Blessed is the person who does not walk in the counsel of the wicked or stand in the way of sinners or … Continue reading

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I am with you, declares the Lord

For where two or three come together in my name, there am I with them. … And surely I am with you always, to the very end of the age.

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There is a friend who sticks closer than a brother

Two are better than one, because they have a good return for their labor: If either of them falls down, one can help the other up. But pity anyone who falls and has no one to help them up. Also, … Continue reading

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Ask and it will be given to you

So I say to you: Ask and it will be given to you; seek and you will find; knock and the door will be opened to you. For everyone who asks receives; the one who seeks finds; and to the … Continue reading

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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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