Tag: Ecclesiastes 8

BDBD is Eccl. 8:14-15

Some people believe to one degree or another that if a person does bad or evil eventually they will be punished. They also believe that if we do what is right then goodness will follow us all the days of our lives. However, in life on earth (under the sun) sometimes righteous people may get […]

BDBD is Eccl. 8:12-13

Everyone wants to live, not die. Occasionally we may consider committing suicide and a few go thru with it when they lose all hope. Still, for the majority of our lives, we want to live as long as possible. The fear of death is part of living under the sun. The fear of death is […]

BDBD is Eccl. 8:11

The heart of all people is the same from generation to generation. The people who have decided that either God does not exist or if there is some kind of God he/she does not care for humanity and/or themselves, their sense of morality is self-defined. Personally defined codes of ethics shift, swirl, and fade away […]

BDBD is Eccl. 8:9-10

Reading Ecclesiastes and one can become cynical and bitter for it points out some social truths that occur generation after generation. Some have the authority to hurt others (9). Wicked people get an honorable burial (10). They went to church and remained wicked (10). These wicked people received praise in the city where they did […]

BDBD is Eccl. 8:7-8

“No man…” – “No one…” Four truths about mankind are stated in these two verses. No man knows the future (7). No man has power over the wind to contain (restrain) it (8). No one has power over the day of his death (8). No one is discharged in time of war (8). Jesus knew […]

BDBD is Eccl. 8:1-8

Solomon begins to conclude his thoughts. Chapter 8 starts out once again addressing the subject of wisdom; this time its good value. Wisdom is stated as the cause of a change in a person’s countenance from sadness to a smile (1). Learn something new and understand something that puzzles and usually the immediate reaction is […]