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Levi Jones 08-26-2013 09:19 PM

Ecclesiastes 9
For some reason these verses reach out to me today.

2 All things come alike to all: there is one event to the righteous, and to the wicked; to the good and to the clean, and to the unclean; to him that sacrificeth, and to him that sacrificeth not: as is the good, so is the sinner; and he that sweareth, as he that feareth an oath.
3 This is an evil among all things that are done under the sun, that there is one event unto all: yea, also the heart of the sons of men is full of evil, and madness is in their heart while they live, and after that they go to the dead.
4 For to him that is joined to all the living there is hope: for a living dog is better than a dead lion.
5 For the living know that they shall die: but the dead know not any thing, neither have they any more a reward; for the memory of them is forgotten.
6 Also their love, and their hatred, and their envy, is now perished; neither have they any more a portion for ever in any thing that is done under the sun.
7 Go thy way, eat thy bread with joy, and drink thy wine with a merry heart; for God now accepteth thy works.
8 Let thy garments be always white; and let thy head lack no ointment.

Cranky Old Man 08-26-2013 09:24 PM

Re: Ecclesiastes 9
It's always good to remember that having God lead the way until we die in horrible agony is the best way imaginable.

I have no doubt God had Obama in mind when he mentioned the sinner in Ecclesiastes 9:18.

Pastor Ezekiel 08-27-2013 03:29 AM

Re: Ecclesiastes 9
I love the Book of Ecclesiastes. :wub:

WWJDnow 08-31-2013 05:12 AM

Re: Ecclesiastes 9
Let thy garments always be white reminds me of this:

Those boys need some churching up.

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