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November 7, 2018: Day 88 – Lamentations 3

You may be wondering from where the words to this hymn come.  Who would have guessed it came from Lamentations 3?  Sure enough if you look at vs.22-24 you can see the lines from the hymn right there.  I’m not … Continue reading

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November 6, 2018: Day 87- Lamentations 2

Starting at vs.19 things get pretty disturbing.  We find a full description in this chapter of the destruction which took place to Jerusalem.  The description was pretty bad up to this point, but then starting at vs.19 it just gets … Continue reading

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November 5, 2018: Day 86 – Lamentations 1

The title of this book of the Bible describes very accurately its content.  The title Lamentations comes from the Greek translation, while the Hebrew simply had the word “How” as its title.  That would have been the first word of … Continue reading

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November 4, 2018: Day 85 – Ecclesiastes 12

We find ourselves in the last chapter of Ecclesiastes so we are approaching the last days of our 90 Day Challenge.  I automatically go to vs.12b, so the second half of vs. 12 which reads: “Of making many books there … Continue reading

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November 3, 2018: Day 84 – Ecclesiastes 11

We cover a lot of ground in this chapter, yet I don’t feel like we make any progress.  The first few verses contain wisdom that farmers have known for years.  We hear that clouds contain rain, don’t let your hands … Continue reading

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November 2, 2018: Day 83 – Ecclesiastes 10

This chapter begins with something very small that can ruin a whole lot of good.  Just like it only takes on bad apple, so it only takes on dead fly to ruin perfume.  But he moves on to equate that … Continue reading

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November 1, 2018: Day 82 – Ecclesiastes 9

I don’t mind the line that we find in vs.4: “But whoever is joined  with all the living has hope, for a living dog is better than a dead lion.”  That is as practical and earthy as you can get.  … Continue reading

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October 31, 2018: Day 81 – Ecclesiastes 8

I got lost in vss.12-13…it has to be the most powerful song for me at this time and in this place.  There is something about the statement “It is Well”, that ties everything together.   Emotively there is also a power … Continue reading

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October 30, 2018: Day 80 – Ecclesiastes 7

When you begin this chapter you almost fall into a deep, deep depression.  I mean who says that it is better to die than it is to be born?  I mean who says that it is better to go to … Continue reading

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October 29, 2018: Day 79 – Ecclesiastes 6

There is a repetition here of what has been said before.  There is an emphasis on vanity and how the one who works hard never gets to appreciate the fruit of his/her labors.  There is a sense that this is … Continue reading

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