Give, blessing, light

Ecclesiastes 11:1-2 Cast your bread upon the waters,    for you will find it after many days.2 Give a portion to seven, or even to eight,    for you know not what disaster may happen on earth. The ‘preacher’ tells us that being generous and being prepared are essential for our life. It is more blessed to give then to receive….

Little things, poop, lazy

In chapter 10, the ‘preacher’ returns to the proverbs style of writing again. (I love proverbs.) Ecclesiastes 10:1 Dead flies make the perfumer’s ointment give off a stench; so a little folly outweighs wisdom and honor.In the last sentence of the last chapter it says, “one sinner destroys much good” and here he makes the same…

Dead, yolo, sense

Ecclesiastes 9: 1 But all this I laid to heart, examining it all, how the righteous and the wise and their deeds are in the hand of God. Whether it is love or hate, man does not know; both are before him. 2 It is the same for all, since the same event happens to the righteous and the wicked,…

Fools, wisdom, justice

Ecclesiastes 8:1 Who is like the wise?    And who knows the interpretation of a thing?A man’s wisdom makes his face shine,    and the hardness of his face is changed. Have you ever been around a fool? One who does not have common sense and who does the strangest things because they don’t know any better. When I was…

Sorrow, silliness, and words

Ecclesiastes 7:3-4 Sorrow is better than laughter,    for by sadness of face the heart is made glad.4 The heart of the wise is in the house of mourning,    but the heart of fools is in the house of mirth. The “preacher” starts chapter 7 off very proverbs like. Proverbs is one of my favorite books of the Bible….

Relationship, dream, uncertainty

Ecclesiastes 6:1-6 There is an evil that I have seen under the sun, and it lies heavy on mankind: 2 a man to whom God gives wealth, possessions, and honor, so that he lacks nothing of all that he desires, yet God does not give him power to enjoy them, but a stranger enjoys them. This is vanity; it is a grievous…