Something new under the sun : ancient wisdom for by Ray Pritchard

By Ray Pritchard

What will we examine from the realm round us?According to King Solomon, rather a lot. Solomon was once a guy of religion who took his readers on a voyage via many of the backwater areas of lifestyles that all of us take into consideration yet hardly ever speak about in public. He wasn't afraid to invite the tough questions or to confess whilst there have been no effortless answers.In whatever New below the sunlight, Pastor Ray Pritchard walks readers via Ecclesiastes, a ebook written by means of King Solomon from a mundane point of view. Solomon examines these issues to be had to us during this existence and invitations us on a look for final fact. Pastor Pritchard provides poignant and revealing tales to the phrases of this nice king of outdated to deliver this ebook crashing into our truth as we technique the twenty first century.In brief, bite-sized devotionals, Ray Pritchard brings us nose to nose with such issues as:the that means of lifethe truth of deaththe instability of powerthe futility of richesFor a iteration desperately trying to find truth - and never understanding the place to discover it - God wrote a booklet that units our toes within the correct path. sign up for Ray Pritchard as he follows Solomon on his trip to fact throughout the ebook of Ecclesiastes.

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SHINING THE LIGHT * How many hours have you wasted in the last week? * Suppose that tomorrow you were given five extra hours. How would you use them for the greatest possible good? -*MORE LIGHT FROM GOD'S WORD Read Psalm 31:15; Acts 1:7; and Romans 12:9-12. 24. TIMES AND SEASONS 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. Ecclesiastes 3:2-3 The meaning of the above verses is transparent: In this changing world, nothing stays the same.

Whose steps are you following? And who is following you right now? -*MORE LIGHT FROM GOD'S WORD Read Joshua 1:1-3; Malachi 3:7; and Hebrews 11:17. 16. AM I WISE OR AM I FOOLISH? I saw that wisdom is better than folly, just as light is better than darkness. The wise man has eyes in his head, while the fool walks in the darkness; but I came to realize that the same fate overtakes them both. Ecclesiastes 2:13-14 Sergei Nikolaev, pastor of the Temple of the Gospel in St. Petersburg, Russia, knows Billy Graham well, having served as the evangelist's translator during one of Graham's missions to Moscow.

We will never understand the inequities of life when we take a short-term view. Bad things do happen to good people and bad people sometimes get away with murder. One man gets cancer and dies at forty-two; another lives for ninety-five years—but the first man was godly and the second was not. How can this be? The person of faith must assume that there are other factors that go beyond what we can see. However, if we take the long-term view our vision becomes much clearer. There truly is a moral order to the universe.

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