Category archives: Pastor's blogs

  •  Ecclesiastes 7:12 12Wisdom is a shelter as money is a shelter, but the advantage of knowledge is this:   Wisdom preserves those who have it. A former NBA player has been sentenced to three and a half years in prison for gun possession. He was convicted of criminal possession of a weapon afte... [read more]
  • Ecclesiastes 7:11 11Wisdom, like an inheritance, is a good thing and benefits those who see the sun.  King Solomon inherited a kingdom and wealth from his father King David. It would have been enough. He would have been satisfied to live a lifestyle he desired to have. Yet, it says in 2 C... [read more]
  • Ecclesiastes 7:10 10Do not say, “Why were the old days better than these?” For it is not wise to ask such questions.  An older person told his children that they have better life situation in the past. He remembers the clear running water in a creek with abundant fish, shrimp, crabs he and his ... [read more]
  • Ecclesiastes 7:9  9Do not be quickly provoked in your spirit, for anger resides in the lap of fools.  The internet has more than enough videos about “Road Rage.” There’s one instance when a car overtook a motorcycle. The motorcycle driver may have been enraged, drove next to the car and kicked t... [read more]
  • Ecclesiastes 7:8 8The end of a matter is better than   its beginning, and patience is better   than pride. After Amaziah defeated the Edomites, he took the Edomite gods to be his own gods. The Lord sent a prophet to Amaziah, who said in 2 Chronicles 25:15-20, 15 “Why do you consult this people’... [read more]
  • Ecclesiastes 7:7 7 Extortion turns a wise person into a fool, and a bribe corrupts the heart. Newly elected Mayor Isko claimed he was offered bribes ranging from 5 million pesos a day to 1.8 billion pesos a year to drop his promise to get vendors out of the main roads of the city. “Somebody rela... [read more]
  • Ecclesiastes 7:6 6Like the crackling of thorns under the pot, so is t  he laughter of fools. This too is meaningless.    Boxer Sabri Sediri expected to win a title bout against Sam Maxwell. In the final round, Sediri stopped boxing. Instead, he taunted Maxwell (a violation of one of boxing olde... [read more]
  • Ecclesiastes 7:5 5It is better to heed the rebuke of a wise person than to listen to the song of fools.  One does not simply lick ice cream and put it back in the grocery store freezer. Police say they’re in hot pursuit of a cold-hearted ice cream tamperer who went viral last month with her anti... [read more]
  • Ecclesiastes 7:4  4The heart of the wise is in the house of mourning, but the heart of fools is in the house of pleasure.  Once upon a time, there were two boxers who came from poor family. Both were given similar opportunities in boxing and paid much money for their championship fights. One bo... [read more]
  • Ecclesiastes 7:3 3Frustration is better than laughter,   because a sad face is good for the heart.  The original term translated ‘frustration’ is properly interpreted ‘vexation’ or ‘irritation’ with anger. Can one be vexed or annoyed and not necessarily angered? Would you be frustrated when your... [read more]
  • Ecclesiastes 7:2   2It is better to go to a house of mourning than to go to a house of feasting, for death is the destiny of everyone; the living should take this to heart. King Solomon teaches that a wise king like him knows that it is better to go to a house of mourning than to go to a ho... [read more]