He has made everything beautiful in its time. It has been noted that you “never see a u-Haul following a hearse.” Moving trucks do not follow people to the grave, for there is nothing that we own in this life that we can take with us when we die. Subscribe to Blog via Email. HOW MEN OUGHT TO FIND OUT THEIR DUTY. Praise – Spiritual, Physical or Both? N. Emmons, D. D. I. We all want our lives to make a difference. Learning to see the good in difficult seasons. Written By: Alexis Newlin. That is why we must hold onto our things loosely. Scripture: Ecclesiastes 4:9-12 9 Two are better than one because they have a good return for their labor. Ecclesiastes 9:10: “Whatever your hand finds to do, do it with your might; for there is no work or device or knowledge or wisdom in the grave where you are going.” January 9th, 2018 by Pastor Ed in devotional. Maybe you’re the first in the office early and the last to leave, giving everything to the company you hope to one day lead. I have seen the business that God has given to the children of man to be busy with. ” (Ecclesiastes 9:13–15, HCSB) The opportunity that came from the poor man’s wisdom didn’t lead to the poor man being successful. Daily Devotion – Ecclesiastes 3:1-8 – A Time For Everything. Shares. Ecclesiastes: A 20-Day Devotional. (Ecclesiastes 1:2-9) Once again, the Bible has been able to accurately depict the state of mankind 3,000 years into the future. By reading the Word of God, which points out the duty of all persons in every relation of life, and is able to make all wise unto salvation. The Gift of Life with Family Devotional. There is a time for everything. Ecclesiastes 9:9. 2. Bible Devotional: Ecclesiastes 4:9-12 - Sharing, for strength. Ecclesiastes 7:9. 9 Enjoy life with the wife whom you love, all the days of your vain 2 life that he has given you under the sun, because that is your portion in life and in your toil at which you toil under the sun. But too often we rush through life like a hamster on its wheel — exhausting maximum effort on something that doesn’t matter. Here Today, Gone Tomorrow Devotional. Published On: October 4, 2019. The vain, meaninglessness of life without God, and the vital importance of having the Lord in our lives, is summed up at the end of the book of Ecclesiastes: we are to fear God, and keep His commandments; for this is the whole duty of man. Also, he has put eternity into man's heart, yet so that he cannot find out what God has done from the beginning to the end. Comments: 1. 1. Tags: Ecclesiastes. Enter your email address to subscribe to this daily devotional and receive notifications of new posts by email. Ecclesiastes 3:9–15. When Solomon said, “Whatever your hand finds to do,” he was acknowledging that there is always work to be done. But woe to the one who falls when there is not another to lift him up. Entire devotion to duty. 10 For if either of them falls, the one will lift up his companion. 10 Whatever your hand finds to do, do it with your might, 3 for there is no work or thought or knowledge or wisdom in Sheol, to which you are going. Ecclesiastes 3:9-15 (Devotion) THE GOD-GIVEN TASK - "What gain has the worker from his toil? As we take the time to enjoy our loved ones, we are reminded that they are precious gifts from God and that He is a kind and generous Lord who grants us many blessings to ease the pain of life in this fallen world. Ecclesiastes 9 Commentary Explained We start our Ecclesiastes 9 commentary considering that death is inevitable. The proper enjoyment of time with our spouses and families actually points us to our Creator.