Tags archives: wisdom

  • Ecclesiastes 4:1 I looked and saw all the oppression that was taking place under the sun: I saw the tears of the oppressed—and they have no comforter; power was on the side of their oppressors—and they have no comforter. Did King Solomon prophesy about the future or did  he actually see oppress... [read more]
  • Genesis 31:1-13 1Jacob heard that Laban’s sons were saying, “Jacob has taken everything our father owned and has gained all this wealth from what belonged to our father.” 2And Jacob noticed that Laban’s attitude toward him was not what it had been. 3Then the Lord said to Jacob, “Go back to the land... [read more]
  • Ecclesiastes 2:26 26 To the person who pleases him, God gives wisdom, knowledge and happiness, but to the sinner he gives the task of gathering and storing up wealth to hand it over to the one who pleases God. King Solomon has personally enjoyed so much blessings when his lifestyle was still pl... [read more]
  • Ecclesiastes 2:14 14 The wise have eyes in their heads, while the fool walks in the darkness. In 2010, 19-year-old Sam and his friends were drinking wine when Sam saw a slug crawling across the patio. He leapt up and asked his mates if he should eat it. "Eat it, I dare you," one of them told him... [read more]
  • Ecclesiastes 2:13 13 I saw that wisdom is better than folly, just as light is better than darkness. The saying, “At all Cost” can be translated ‘at any cost,’ ‘regardless of the difficulty, risk expense, cost or effort involved,’ ‘no matter what,’ ‘in any way possible,’ ‘by any means,’ ‘whate... [read more]
  • Ecclesiastes 1:1 1 The words of the Teacher, son of David, king in Jerusalem.  Inasmuch as we believe that the Scripture is the word of God, how are we going to interpret the message of Ecclesiastes when at the very beginning (of Ecclesiastes), it is introduced as the words of the Teacher? Man... [read more]
  •   Proverbs 31:11-20 11 Her husband has full confidence in her and lacks nothing of value. 12 She brings him good, not harm, all the days of her life. 13 She selects wool and flax and works with eager hands. 14 She is like the merchant ships, bringing her food from afar. 15 She gets up while it is ... [read more]