Tag: meaning

God’s Work, Man’s Work

What benefit can a worker gain from his toil? I have observed the burden that God has given to people to keep them occupied. God has made everything fit beautifully in its appropriate time, butContinue reading

Striving After Wind

I, the Teacher, have been king over Israel in Jerusalem. I decided to carefully and thoroughly examine all that has been accomplished on earth. I concluded: God has given people a burdensome task that keepsContinue reading

How Absurd!

Life in this creation after the Fall: we live for a time and then we die. It all seems rather absurd. Such is the perspective of the Preacher in Jerusalem in Ecclesiastes 1:1-2. “Ecclesiastes” isContinue reading

Life in Relationships

Why are we here? What is life all about? If we were to ask these questions to many people in the world today, they might well answer in terms of their individual lives and self-fulfillment.Continue reading

What Does It Mean to be Human?

What does it mean to be “human”? Our culture provides two radically different alternatives. You have no doubt heard the statement, “I am only human.” You may have said it yourself. In doing so weContinue reading

Origins and Apocalypses

He hath made everything beautiful in its time: also he hath set eternity in their heart, yet so that man cannot find out the work that God hath done from the beginning even to theContinue reading

The Sanctity of Life

And the LORD God formed man of the dust of the ground, and breathed into his nostrils the breath of life; and man became a living soul (Genesis 2:7). Jesus said unto her, “I amContinue reading