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Ecclesiastes for Everyday: Day 18

The One where Qohelet says that satisfaction is hard to come by.   8 If you see in a province the oppression of the poor and the violation of justice and right, do not be amazed at the matter; for the high … Continue reading

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Ecclesiastes for Everyday: Day 17

5 1Step carefully when you go to the house of God; to draw near to listen is better than the sacrifice offered by fools; for they don’t even know how to do evil, much less any good. 2 Be not rash … Continue reading

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Ecclesiastes for Everyday: Day 16

The one where Qohelet talks about wisdom and politics.  13 Better is a poor but wise youth than an old but foolish king, who will no longer take advice. 14 One can indeed come out of prison to reign, even though born … Continue reading

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Ecclesiastes for Everyday: Day 15

 The one where Qohelet talks about the importance of relationships.  7 Again, I saw vanity under the sun: 8 the case of solitary individuals, without sons or brothers; yet there is no end to all their toil, and their eyes are never … Continue reading

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Ecclesiastes for Everyday: Day 14

  4 I also observed that people work hard and become good at what they do only out of mutual envy. This too is pointless, just mere breath. 5 Fools fold their hands and eat their own flesh. 6     But better is resting … Continue reading

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Ecclesiastes for Everyday: Day 13

4 Again I saw all the oppressions that are practiced under the sun. Look, the tears of the oppressed—with no one to comfort them! On the side of their oppressors there was power—with no one to comfort them. 2 And I thought … Continue reading

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Ecclesiastes for Everyday: Day 12

    16 I saw something else under the sun: in the place of justice, there was wickedness; and in the place of what was right, there was wickedness again!  17 I said in my heart, God will judge the righteous and … Continue reading

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