Category Archives: Ecclesiastes

Observing The Wind

“He who observes the wind will not sow, and he who regards the clouds will not reap” (Ecclesiastes 11:4). The meaning?  John Waddey comments, “His illustration is that of a farmer who is so concerned about having perfect conditions for sowing … Continue reading

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Sharpen the Ax (And Use It)

“If the ax is dull, and one does not sharpen the edge, then he must use more strength; but wisdom brings success” (Ecclesiastes 10:10). This passage teaches that there is wisdom in preparation.  Things go better when one has prepared … Continue reading

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Two Are Better Than One

“There is one alone, without companion: He has neither son or brother.  Yet there is not end to all his labors, nor is his eye satisfied with riches…  Two are better than one, because they have a good reward for … Continue reading

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A Time to Every Purpose

“To everything – turn, turn, turn; There is a season – turn, turn, turn; And a time to every purpose under heaven.” Such are the words of a popular song from 1965 by the Byrds. Yet, these words are sourced … Continue reading

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The Whole of Man

“We go to bed late, we get up early, we go to work, we drive home, eat and go to bed, to get up early, to go to work, to come home ad nausea. And as if that were not … Continue reading

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