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Guard your steps when you go to the house of God. To draw near to listen is better than to offer the sacrifice of fools, for they do not know that they are doing evil.
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27 Quotes from David Gibson's 'Living Life Backward: How Ecclesiastes Teaches Us to Live in Light of the End'
We are currently studying the book of Ecclesiastes in our college group (Tuesday nights) and with our young professionals (Friday nights). In preparation I’ve been reading repeatedly the text of Ecclesiastes while also finding help in a small collection of books and commentaries. 1,411 more words
It is good to begin any study of anything by defining what, in fact, you are studying. So, let’s start there. What, exactly, am I looking at in this blog – what is “the Wisdom Literature?” What, for that matter, is a “proverb,” since I’m going to be spending an awful lot of time looking at a whole collection of them? 819 more words