Tag Archives: Ecclesiastes

March 18 – Enjoying Wealth

Matthew 18:1-20; Numbers 5-6; Ecclesiastes 5 The Chelsea Hotel in New York has been a hangout for artists for centuries. Mark Twain once lived there, as did Janis Joplin. At times, artists were allowed to pay the rent with their … Continue reading

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January 8 – God’s Wisdom

Baptism of the Lord Psalm 29 (The voice of God upon the waters); Ecclesiastes 2:1-11 (Toil for pleasure is ultimately vanity); 1 Corinthians 2:1-10 (The Spirit reveals the depths of God) People continue to seek for meaning to their lives. … Continue reading

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January 1 – New Beginnings

Ecclesiastes 3:1-13 (To everything a season); Psalm 8 (How exalted is your name); Revelation 21:1-6a (New heaven and new earth); Matthew 25:31-46 (Separation of the sheep and goats) There is a time for everything. Solomon reminds us of that truth … Continue reading

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March 24 – Scattering Love

Matthew 21:1-27; Numbers 17-18; Ecclesiastes 11:1-8 You probably know that you’re not supposed to put all your eggs in one basket. That is an Americanism that has been ingrained upon us from birth, or so it would seem. I guess … Continue reading

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March 23 – Incompetence

Matthew 20:17-34; Numbers 15-16; Ecclesiastes 9:13-10:20 We’ve all seen those types of movies. The good guys are under attack and the leader organizes them. A defensive plan is created. A perimeter is set up. One person messes it all up … Continue reading

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March 15 – Meaningless

Matthew 15:21-39; Leviticus 26-27; Ecclesiastes 1:12-2:26 Life can seem pointless at times. We work hard, we accumulate wealth and power. Then, we reach the end. We have nothing to show for our time on earth. Perhaps life is just plain … Continue reading

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