Tag Archives: Solomon

Enjoying Life; October 17, 2022


Ecclesiastes 11:8 However many years a man may live, let him enjoy them all. But let him remember the days of darkness, for they will be many. Everything to come is meaningless. I find myself very relieved that this is … Continue reading

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Perspective; October 16, 2022


Ecclesiastes 9:17-18 The quiet words of the wise are more to be heeded than the shouts of a ruler of fools. Wisdom is better than weapons of war, but one sinner destroys much good. Solomon was a keen observer, but … Continue reading

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Eternal Perspective; October 14, 2022


Ecclesiastes 5:19 Moreover, when God gives any man wealth and possessions, and enables him to enjoy them, to accept his lot and be happy in his work–this is a gift of God. Solomon had wisdom in a sense, but I … Continue reading

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Life; April 22, 2022


Ecclesiastes 9:4 Anyone who is among the living has hope –even a live dog is better off than a dead lion! Solomon’s cynicism really bothers me at times. He is to me one of the most tragic figures in the … Continue reading

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The Fear of the Lord; May 12, 2021


1 Kings 8:39-40 “Then hear from heaven, your dwelling place. Forgive and act; deal with each man according to all he does, since you know his heart (for you alone know the hearts of all men), so that they will … Continue reading

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Wisdom; May 10, 2021


1 Kings 3:9 “So give your servant a discerning heart to govern your people and to distinguish between right and wrong. For who is able to govern this great people of yours?” I think that Solomon’s point of greatest wisdom … Continue reading

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Applying Wisdom; June 9, 2020


Proverbs 3:1-2 My son, do not forget my teaching, but keep my commands in your heart, for they will prolong your life many years and bring you prosperity. This chapter of Proverbs has so much extremely helpful stuff in it … Continue reading

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Things vs. People; July 10, 2019


1 Kings 8:27 “But will God really dwell on earth? The heavens, even the highest heaven, cannot contain you. How much less this temple I have built!” For all of his failures, Solomon did say some pretty wise things. Here … Continue reading

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Good and Evil; April 5, 2019


Romans 16:19 Everyone has heard about your obedience, so I am full of joy over you; but I want you to be wise about what is good, and innocent about what is evil. Paul mentions more people by name in … Continue reading

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Aging; January 15, 2018


Ecclesiastes 12:1, 7 Remember your Creator in the days of your youth, before the days of trouble come and the years approach when you will say, “I find no pleasure in them”— and the dust returns to the ground it … Continue reading

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