Tags archives: contentment

  • Joshua 22:21-34 21 Then Reuben, Gad and the half-tribe of Manasseh replied to the heads of the clans of Israel: 22 “The Mighty One, God, the Lord! The Mighty One, God, the Lord! He knows! And let Israel know! If this has been in rebellion or disobedience to the Lord, do not spare us this day. 23 If... [read more]
  • Joshua 2:7-16 7So the men set out in pursuit of the spies on the road that leads to the fords of the Jordan, and as soon as the pursuers had gone out, the gate was shut. 8Before the spies lay down for the night, she went up on the roof 9and said to them, “I know that the Lord has given you this ... [read more]
  • 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]