Posts with the tag “ecclesiastes”
by Audrey Rogers on August 25th, 2021
Daily Devotional from Ecclesiastes 10—Verse 20Even in your thoughts, do not curse the king, nor in your bedroom curse the rich,for a bird of the air will carry your voice, or some winged creature tell the matter.“The walls have ears” have you ever heard that quote? It means nothing goes unheard, so don’t talk bad about other people. It’d be silly to think that walls or birds could tell somebody wh...
by Audrey Rogers on August 24th, 2021
Daily Devotional from Ecclesiastes 7--Verse 4 The heart of the wise is in the house of mourning, but the heart of fools is in the house of mirth.When I was younger, I hadn’t experienced much in life, especially when it came to mourning and grief. When someone was in grief, pain, or mourning, I didn’t have much to say that was helpful--even though all I wanted was to help. That is until I experienc...
by Audrey Rogers on August 23rd, 2021
Daily Devotional from Ecclesiastes 4—Verses 9-10Two are better than one, because they have a good reward for their toil. For if they fall, one will lift up his fellow. But woe to him who is alone when he falls and has not another to lift him up!As King Solomon wrote this book later in life, he had become disillusioned. He believed everything we accomplish in life is meaningless (vanity). Both the ...
by Audrey Rogers on August 21st, 2021
Daily Devotional from Ecclesiastes 2—Verse 18I hated all the toil in which I toil under the sun, seeing that I must leave it to the man who will come after me…When we put much effort into some task or project that ends up being for nothing, it’s tempting to feel like the author of Ecclesiastes (whom we assume is Solomon) and say “What’s the point?!” But I subscribe to the idea that we should aim t...
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