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June 11, 2018

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Reading along with us in Ecclesiastes? Here’s today’s reading:

Ecclesiastes 8 (ESV)

Who is like the wise?
    And who knows the interpretation of a thing?
A man’s wisdom makes his face shine,
    and the hardness of his face is changed.

I say: Keep the king’s command, because of God’s oath to him. Be not hasty to go from his presence. Do not take your stand in an evil cause, for he does whatever he pleases. For the word of the king is supreme, and who may say to him, “What are you doing?” Whoever keeps a command will know no evil thing, and the wise heart will know the proper time and the just way. For there is a time and a way for everything, although man’s trouble lies heavy on him. For he does not know what is to be, for who can tell him how it will be?....Continue Reading

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  1. 11Because the sentence against an evil deed is not executed speedily, the heart of the children of man is fully set to do evil. 12Though a sinner does evil a hundred times and prolongs his life, yet I know that it will be well with those who fear God, because they fear before him.

  2. I have been coming across many words in my study of Luke that have led me to some word and topic studies (along with Pastor’s teaching in Romans). I have been doing some word studies on the words “elect” and “prayer” this week.

  3. There is a place for proper respect for secular authority but best to place our trust in God who knows all and already has figured out all the things that we cannot understand as we attempt to evaluate our lives here on earth.

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