Ecclesiastes 5-6: Satisfaction and dissatisfaction.

November 12, 2015. Daily Reading: Ecclesiastes 5-6. Background: Ecclesiastes 3-4. Concepts and Connections. Chapter 5 1. Few words before God: Chapter five of the book of Ecclesiastes opens with a discussion on the relationship between God and man, reminding us of where we stand before the Creator of the universe and how we should approach…

Proverbs 17-18: Wisdom in word and deed.

August 27, 2015. Daily Reading: Proverbs 17-18. Background: Proverbs 16. Concepts and Connections. Chapter 17 Proverbs for life: This chapter continues on in a like manner of the previous chapters before it, laying out couplets of few words but great wisdom. Each couplet typically addresses a different concept, but there are themes that run through…

Proverbs 13: More proverbs.

July 16, 2015. Daily Reading: Proverbs 13 Background: Proverbs 11-12. Concepts and Connections. Chapter 13 Proverbs: Chapter 13 continues in like fashion of the previous few chapters, laying out wisdom in proverbs of couplets. Here we find some themes that are beginning to reoccur throughout the proverbs. These themes include listening to a father’s wisdom,…

Meditation.

January 5, 2014. “But the Lord is in his holy temple;     let all the earth keep silence before him.” (Hab. 2:20) Today is the day many Christians gather together all over the world to fellowship together and set aside a portion of their week devoted to the Lord God. I think this is a wonderful time of remembrance,…