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.
Do you remember the parable that Jesus told his disciples about the labourers in the vineyard (Matthew 20:1–16)? There was a master of a house who went out early in the morning to hire labourers to work in his vineyard. He agreed upfront with the
The book of 1 John is a lesser-known part of the New Testament for most. There is, however, a feast of biblical truth for us in this brief apostolic sermon. John is intent on helping his hearers to understand exactly who God is and who
I recently read the account of Solomon’s son, Rehoboam, coming to the throne. At the time, Israel had enjoyed two generations of relative peace and prosperity under David and Solomon. Rehoboam had some big shoes to fill! He also had some serious resources at his