Tags archives: contentment

  • 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]
  • Genesis 15:1-6 1After this, the word of the Lord came to Abram in a vision: “Do not be afraid, Abram. I am your shield, your very great reward.” 2 But Abram said, “Sovereign Lord, what can you give me since I remain childless and the one who will inherit my estate is Eliezer of Damascus?” 3 And... [read more]