Tags archives: contentment

  • 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 7:2   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]
  • Ecclesiastes 6:7   7Everyone’s toil is for their mouth,   yet their appetite is never satisfied.            At some point in life — whether years from now or much sooner — you might look in the mirror and honestly ask yourself, "Is it still safe for me to drive a vehicle?" According to Manitob... [read more]
  • Genesis 37:12-18 12Now his brothers had gone to graze their father’s flocks near Shechem, 13and Israel said to Joseph, “As you know, your brothers are grazing the flocks near Shechem. Come, I am going to send you to them.” “Very well,” he replied. 14So he said to him, “Go and see if all is well wit... [read more]
  • Ecclesiastes 5:15 15 Everyone comes naked from their mother’s womb, and as everyone comes, so they depart. They take nothing from their toil that they can carry in their hands. To dream the impossible dream. To fight the unbeatable foe.  To bear with unbearable sorrow. To run where the brave da... [read more]
  •  Ecclesiastes 5:11 11As goods increase, so do those who consume them. And what benefit are they to the owners except to feast their eyes on them?  From a small shoe store, Henry Sy Sr. was the richest man in the Philippines with net worth of $20 billion. His recipe for success: 1. Set a long-ter... [read more]
  • Genesis 32:22-32 22That night Jacob got up and took his two wives, his two female servants and his eleven sons and crossed the ford of the Jabbok. 23After he had sent them across the stream, he sent over all his possessions. 24So Jacob was left alone, and a man wrestled with him till daybreak. ... [read more]
  •  Ecclesiastes 4:8   8There was no end to his toil, yet his eyes were not content with his wealth.             The Lord Jesus told a parable of a rich fool in Luke 12:16-21, 16The ground of a certain rich man yielded an abundant harvest. 17He thought to himself, “What shall I do? I have no place... [read more]