Using many words is not necessarily an indicator of one’s wisdom.

The words of a wise man’s mouth win him favor, but the lips of a fool consume him. —Ecclesiastes 10:12 We probably all know foolish people who use many words. I know a few wise people who use many words and are discerning and articulate. Using many words is not necessarily an indicator of one’s … More Using many words is not necessarily an indicator of one’s wisdom.

The truth will never be extinguished or completely forgotten!

ECCLESIASTES 9:13–16 Joe Guglielmo, commentary on Ecclesiastes: Back in 1925 the Italian Freighter, Ignazio Florio, was sinking in the Atlantic Ocean. To the rescue came the United States Liner, President Harding. But the sea was too rough and the ship was in such distress that they could not get a line aboard her. Thus, the … More The truth will never be extinguished or completely forgotten!

I know that it will be well with those who fear God

Ecclesiastes 8:12, in our Bible reading passage for today,  reminds us: Though a sinner does evil a hundred times and prolongs his life, yet I know that it will be well with those who fear God, because they fear before him. Carrollton, Kentucky, was the site of one of the most deadly bus disasters in United … More I know that it will be well with those who fear God

Don’t forget the vertical perspective

Solomon now turns from a beautiful section (Ecclesiastes 3:9-15) about God making everything beautiful in its time, taking pleasure in God’s gifts to us, thanking and fearing our sovereign God… to the section which is our focus for today, verses 16-22. Solomon’s brief interlude into a vertical perspective quickly ends and he turns his attention back to … More Don’t forget the vertical perspective