Category archives: Pastor's blogs

  •  Ecclesiastes 10:9 9Whoever quarries stones may be injured by them; whoever splits logs may be endangered by them.             A talented athlete who played in one of the most popular professional team sports threw temper tantrums while the game was in progress. After several statements from co... [read more]
  • Ecclesiastes 10:8 8Whoever digs a pit may fall into it; whoever breaks through a wall may be bitten by a snake.    An Asian TV Drama series featured an emperor who obviously favored his grandson to be the next emperor. In one episode of the TV show, the Emperor held an annual hunting competition... [read more]
  • Ecclesiastes 10:5 5There is an evil I have seen under the sun, the sort of error that arises from a ruler. Once upon a time, a promising boxer won several fights convincingly, and his name had become popular among local boxing fans. Then, a crucial bout was presented to him; and, he calculated... [read more]
  • Ecclesiastes 10:4 4If a ruler’s anger rises against you, do not leave your post; calmness can lay great offenses to rest.  After a devastating tornado destroyed almost everything she owned, a regular employee of a prestigious company tried but cannot easily find possible means of transportation ... [read more]
  • Ecclesiastes 10:3 3Even as fools walk along the road, they lack sense and show everyone how stupid they are. When the pedestrian light turned on to “go signal,” a pedestrian hurriedly crossed the street, without glancing to the right or to the left. Then all of a sudden, a rushing car tried to b... [read more]
  • Ecclesiastes 10:2 2The heart of the wise inclines to the right, but the heart of the fool to the left.  When righteousness originates from human instinct, it falls short of the righteousness of God. Nevertheless, genuine believers of Christ are freed from the slavery of sin and become slave to g... [read more]
  • Ecclesiastes 10:1 1As dead flies give perfume a bad smell, so a little folly outweighs wisdom and honor.    It says in Numbers 20:7-12, 7The Lord said to Moses, 8 “Take the staff, and you and your brother Aaron gather the assembly together. Speak to that rock before their eyes and it will pour... [read more]
  • Ecclesiastes 9:18 18Wisdom is better than weapons of war,   but one sinner destroys much good. The Israelites were victorious against the Canaanites when they relied upon the Lord; but, they were defeated when one man sinned. It says in Joshua 7:20-26, 20 Achan replied, “It is true! I have sinne... [read more]
  • Ecclesiastes 9:17 17The quiet words of the wise are   more to be heeded than the shouts of   a ruler of fools.  Brrmmm!!! A very loud engine sound had just disturbed a peaceful night in a tranquil neighborhood. A fancy car had gone beyond the allowed speed limit; then, a prominent ambulance sire... [read more]
  • Ecclesiastes 9:13-16 13 I also saw under the sun this example of wisdom that greatly impressed me: 14 There was once a small city with only a few people in it. And a powerful king came against it, surrounded it and built huge siege works against it. 15 Now there lived in that city a man poor but w... [read more]
  • Ecclesiastes 9:12 12Moreover, no one knows when their hour will come: As fish are caught in a cruel net, or birds are taken in a snare, so people are trapped by evil times that fall unexpectedly upon them.  Regional Police say they are investigating a report of a loose needle found in a bag of H... [read more]
  •  Ecclesiastes 9:11 11The race is not to the swift or the battle to the strong, nor does food come to the wise or wealth to the brilliant or favor to the learned; but time and chance happen to them all.                                        Any competent individual can easily access articles and... [read more]