“Your Love is Better Than Wine” (Song of Sol 1:2)

“Let him kiss me with the kisses of his mouth, for your love is better than wine.” vs2 The love of Christ is the sweetest, most enjoyable thing in the world! It is an intoxication that we can drink from repeatedly, never to be told that we’ve had too much (Song 5:1). It is the … Continue reading “Your Love is Better Than Wine” (Song of Sol 1:2)

“Fear God and Keep His Commandments” (Eccl 12:13)

“This is the end of the matter, all has been heard: Fear God and keep his commandments, for this is the whole of man.” vs13 Man’s all, or his whole duty, has been set forth: It is to “Fear God and keep His commandments”. This is EVERYTHING that you and I must do, and doing … Continue reading “Fear God and Keep His Commandments” (Eccl 12:13)

“Money is the Answer” (Eccl 10:19)

“A feast is prepared for laughter, and wine makes merry, and money is the answer for everything.” vs19 We must have the redemption money that is in Christ. Feasting and laughter, wine and making merry, are good things. But, without the redemption money, we perish. Just like a man must go to work, we must … Continue reading “Money is the Answer” (Eccl 10:19)

“For Strength and Not for Drunkenness” (Eccl 10:17)

“Woe to you, land, when your king is a youth & your princes feast in the morning. Blessed are you, land, when your king is a son of nobles & your princes feast at the proper time--for strength & not for drunkenness.” vs16-17 There is a time for everything, says the Preacher. A time to … Continue reading “For Strength and Not for Drunkenness” (Eccl 10:17)

“Servants On Horses and Rulers Walking” (Eccl 10:7)

“There is an evil which I have seen under the sun, as it were an error which proceeds from the ruler: Folly is set in great dignity and the rich sit in a low place. I have seen servants on horses and rulers walking like servants upon the earth.” vs5-7 Things aren’t often as they … Continue reading “Servants On Horses and Rulers Walking” (Eccl 10:7)

“Much Good” (Eccl 9:18)

“Wisdom is better than weapons of war, but one sinner destroys much good.” vs18 Adam destroyed “much good”, but not all, because Christ is greater than Adam. Adam destroyed “much”, when he became a sinner, rebelling in the Garden, despising God’s goodness (Gen 3:6). Yet, in the Person of Jesus Christ, God restored what He … Continue reading “Much Good” (Eccl 9:18)