Tag Archives: Ecclesiastes 9

forgotten wisdom

WALK WITH WISDOM Ecclesiastes 9:13-18    13 I also came across this wise saying under the sun, and it impressed me.  14 There was a small city with few men in it and a great king came to it, surrounded … Continue reading

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unfair game

BEING FIRST TO THE TRAP IS NOT THE GOAL Ecclesiastes 9:11-12 11 I turned to see that the race under this sun does not go to the swift ones, and the battle does not go to the warriors, and neither … Continue reading

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your reward in life

ENGAGE, BUT REMEMBER Ecclesiastes 9:7-10 7 Go on, eat your bread with gladness, and drink your wine with a cheerful heart; because God has already shown approval of your works. 8 Let your clothes stay white all the time, and … Continue reading

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dogs and lions

NO HOPE WITHOUT CHRIST Ecclesiastes 9:4-6 4 Because whoever is connected with all the living has hope, because a living dog is better than a dead lion. 5 Because the living ones are aware of the fact that they will … Continue reading

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the same event

DEATH, then WHAT? Ecclesiastes 9:1 1 Because all this I gave to my heart, trying to figure it all out, how the righteous and the wise and their deeds are in the hand of God. Whether God responds with love … Continue reading

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time and chance

Ecclesiastes 9:11-18 It is better to live wisely than foolishly, but even living wisely is no guarantee that you will not be snared by an evil time.  Time and chance happen to all of us.  No one has a guarantee … Continue reading

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no reward

Ecclesiastes 9:1-10   The Preacher lives in a world where there are no guarantees of success, even if one does what is right.  Rewards for righteous living are “in the hand of God” which means that they are out of … Continue reading

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