Ecclesiastes 11:5 – November 4, 2018

Just as you do not know how the life breath enters the human frame in the mother’s womb, So you do not know the work of God, who is working in everything. Ecclesiastes 11:5 NABRE      Ecclesiastes is a wisdom book. Someone who calls them self the Preacher has inspirational thoughts that are shared with the reader. Nothing about these thoughts indicate it is from anything more than human knowledge. Chapter eleven opens with the suggestion that…

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Ecclesiastes 12:13 – October 19, 2018

The last word, when all is heard: Fear God and keep his commandments, for this concerns all humankind; Ecclesiastes 12:13 NABRE      Ecclesiastes is a wisdom book, the proverbs and counsels of the book come from a wise man’s experience; are incisive, realistic, loaded with common sense and always useful. The wise man author calls himself Preacher. Some of what is said in the book can be a little disconcerting, due to the thought that some…

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