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Meditation Ecclesiastes 3b

What do workers gain from their toil? I have seen the burden God has laid on the human race. He has made everything beautiful in its time. He has also set eternity in the human heart; yet no one can fathom what God has done from beginning to end. I know that there is nothing better for people than […]

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Meditation Ecclesiastes 3a

There is a time for everything,    and a season for every activity under the heavens:        a time to be born and a time to die,    a time to plant and a time to uproot,    a time to kill and a time to heal,    a time to tear down and a time to build,    a time to weep and a time to […]

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Silent night

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Hark! The herald angels sing

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Away in a manger

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Meditation Ecclesiastes 2c

So I hated life, because the work that is done under the sun was grievous to me. All of it is meaningless, a chasing after the wind. I hated all the things I had toiled for under the sun, because I must leave them to the one who comes after me. And who knows whether that person […]

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Meditation Ecclesiastes 2b

Then I turned my thoughts to consider wisdom,    and also madness and folly.What more can the king’s successor do    than what has already been done?I saw that wisdom is better than folly,    just as light is better than darkness.The wise have eyes in their heads,    while the fool walks in the darkness;but I came to realise    that the same fate […]

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Meditation Ecclesiastes 2a

I said to myself, ‘Come now, I will test you with pleasure to find out what is good.’ But that also proved to be meaningless. ‘Laughter,’ I said, ‘is madness. And what does pleasure accomplish?’ I tried cheering myself with wine, and embracing folly – my mind still guiding me with wisdom. I wanted to see what was […]

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Meditation Ecclesiastes 1e

I, the Teacher, was king over Israel in Jerusalem. I applied my mind to study and to explore by wisdom all that is done under the heavens. What a heavy burden God has laid on mankind! I have seen all the things that are done under the sun; all of them are meaningless, a chasing after the […]

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Meditation Ecclesiastes 1d

The words of the Teacher, son of David, king of Jerusalem: ‘Meaningless! Meaningless!’    says the Teacher.‘Utterly meaningless!    Everything is meaningless.’ What do people gain from all their labours    at which they toil under the sun?Generations come and generations go,    but the earth remains for ever.The sun rises and the sun sets,    and hurries back to where it rises.The wind blows to […]