When you are young, you do not think about the consequences of your actions. Only as you get older that you think back and wished you could go back and change your mistakes. In this last chapter of Ecclesiastes, the preacher gives advice to all of us in regards to how we live our lives. For what we do in this life, will affect our eternity.
All of strive to do something great in this world and we become bitter when we fail to achieve our goals. In Ecclesiastes 9, the preacher shows that there is a better way to live our lives than to seek out greatness, for our time on this earth is way too short to achieve it.
We live in a culture that is constantly striving to gain more stuff. However, those people who live by this standard never live long enough to enjoy the fruits of their labor. We read in Ecclesiastes 6 how the preacher struggles with this fact of man's inability to enjoy what he produces. We will also discover that there is another way to live life other than seeking more.
Because thou hast made the Lord, which is my refuge, even the most High, thy habitation; There shall no evil befall thee, neither shall any plague come nigh thy dwelling. Psalm 91:9-10 (King James Version) As the year 2016 comes to an end, new hopes emerge as the new year approaches. People say that in … Continue reading God’s Plan for the Future