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To everything there is a season. — Ecclesiastes 3:1

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I did not withhold my heart from any pleasure . . . All was vanity and grasping for the wind. — Ecclesiastes 2:10-11       

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[Do not] trust in uncertain riches but in the living God, who gives us richly all things to enjoy.— 1 Timothy 6:17

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Just exactly as he came, so shall he go.Ecclesiastes 5:16

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Diana and Dave love to ride their jet skis on the lake, skimming across the water on warm sunny days.

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I once came across a scene of beauty outside Anchorage, Alaska.

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The writer of Ecclesiastes said that pleasure, material possessions, and even great knowledge do not bring lasting satisfaction. Jesus went even further. He said that a person who possesses everything this world has to offer but doesn’t prepare for eternity is spiritually destitute. We all need more than fun, finances, and fame to be fulfilled.
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Fear God and keep His commandments, for this is man’s all. – Ecclesiastes 12:13


What’s the point? This question came to mind as I watched my grandson’s dog fetch a ball for me again and again.

What’s the point? That’s what the writer of Ecclesiastes asked as he thought about the monotonous cycle he observed in nature and in life – the same things happening year after year, generation after generation.
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