'Ecclesiastes' Tagged Posts

'Ecclesiastes' Tagged Posts

“WATCH YOUR STEP”

King Solomon penned a stunning line in the book of Ecclesiastes:  “Guard your steps when you go the house of God.” Watch your step!  Look out! Be careful when you go to church!  He posts a warning sign over our worship life like we might see at the door of a bus or at the top of a long winding staircase.  Watch your step! Danger! We might expect such a flashing, amber…

“EVEN TO YOUR OLD AGE”

Will & Ariel Durant were the husband & wife team who wrote the multivolume Story Of Civilization which is found in many libraries. They once compared civilization to a river and its banks.  In the main channel are the kings and politicians and celebrities.  But the real history happens on the banks of the river where everyday people get married, have kids, work on…

CASTING BREAD

John G. Wendel and his sisters received a huge inheritance from their parents. They spent very little of it and did all they could to keep their wealth for themselves. John was able to influence five of his six sisters never to marry.  They lived in the same house in New York City for 50 years. When the last sister died in 1931, her estate was valued at more than $100…