Tag: Ecclesiastes 10

BDBD is Eccl. 10:16-18

Human nature is to sit back and rest, take it easy, and not work at all. A lazy mindset is drinking poison laced with honey (18). Nature has an insatiable desire to tear things down. Eventually rafters sag causing the roof of a house to leak (18). A lazy person who does not repair the […]

BDBD is Eccl 10:12-15

A fool according to the Bible is a person who refuses God’s teaching. A fool may be a knowledgeable and intelligent person and yet be a fool according to the Bible. Since the general nature of a fool is to reject God and his teaching they tend to speak words about things they refuse to […]

BDBD is Eccl. 10:10-11

When I was a young man I had several interests that I wanted to pursue; art, music, engineering, and horticulture. Preparing food came later. I was inspired and full of wonder at the masters of these life pursuits. I soon enough discovered that the master’s skill was much harder to match than their final products […]

BDBD is Eccl. 10:8-9

The simplest takeaway from verses 8 and 9 is that accidents happen and I may be the cause of the accident. When unintentional disasters and misfortunes happen I need to admit and accept my part in the cause. When I fall into a pit I dug, then admit and accept that I was the cause […]

BDBD is Eccl. 10:2

The human heart is a bit of a mysterious thing. The existence of the human heart cannot be denied. The human heart is the center of our being; our emotions, thoughts, and will. The heart is the home of the personal life. Heart and soul are sometimes interchanged. “The heart of the wise inclines to […]

BDBD is Eccl. 10:1

Wisdom and honor are compared to perfume. Folly is compared to a dead fly. In my life, I may live in the wisest and most honorable decisions. Yet one foolish decision will tarnish my wisdom and honor enough to become useless and revolting. “As dead flies give perfume a bad smell, so a little folly […]