Tags archives: contentment

  • 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]
  • Ecclesiastes 4:6 6Better one handful with tranquility than two handfuls with toil and chasing after the wind. Justin Bieber is having a tough time right now - and not because of his complicated feelings about his ex Selena Gomez or dissatisfaction with his wife Hailey Baldwin and their life in L... [read more]
  • Ecclesiastes 4:4 4I saw that all toil and all achievement spring from one person’s envy of another. This too is meaningless, a chasing after the wind.  It narrated in 1 Samuel 18:6-9, 6After David had killed the Philistine, the women came out from all the towns of Israel to meet King Saul with s... [read more]
  • Ecclesiastes 3:14 I know that everything God does will endure forever; nothing can be added to it and nothing taken from it. Technology is: the tools and machines that help to solve problems or do new things; the techniques, skills and methods for solving a problem; a term to describe the level... [read more]
  • Ecclesiastes 2:24 24 A person can do nothing better than to eat and drink and find satisfaction in their own toil. This too, I see, is from the hand of God. A popular Filipino saying, “Mabilis pa sa alas kwatro,” literally means “Faster than 4 o’clock.” Many years ago, a factory was equipped wi... [read more]
  • Ecclesiastes 2:9-11  9 I became greater by far than anyone in Jerusalem before me. In all this my wisdom stayed with me. 10 I denied myself nothing my eyes desired; I refused my heart no pleasure. My heart took delight in all my labor, and this was the reward for all my toil. 11 Yet when I surveyed... [read more]
  •    Ecclesiastes 2:4-8    4 I undertook great projects: I built houses for myself and planted vineyards. 5 I made gardens and parks and planted all kinds of fruit trees in them. 6 I made reservoirs to water groves of flourishing trees. 7 I bought male and female slaves and had other slaves who were ... [read more]