Loneliness is a universal human experience. We long for community and companionship. Yet while there is wonderful meaning to be found in relationship, under the sun even relationships prove to be unsatisfactory and a striving after the wind. Nevertheless, we were made for community, and
One of the qualifications for elders is that they should be “blameless.” This confuses many people. After all, who among us can claim to be truly “blameless”? It is interesting to note in Scripture that God describes Job to Satan, saying, “Have you considered my
There were some present at that very time who told him about the Galileans whose blood Pilate had mingled with their sacrifices. And he answered them, “Do you think that these Galileans were worse sinners than all the other Galileans, because they suffered in this
Having experimented with wisdom and hedonism, Solomon reviews his experience and concludes that wisdom is better than folly but, in the end, both the wise and the fool die, so it really makes no difference how one lives because of the ever-present reality of death.