This chapter of Ecclesiastes is one of the most well known and loved in the book. The seasons dominate the first eight verses and tell us about the rhythm of life that the Lord has created.
When he comes to reckon with us what will our standing be? This is a sobering question, one that each of us will have to take into the prayer closet. Let this thought encourage you to do more with the resources he has entrusted to you.
This chapter provides us with three My Son statements and at least ten commandments directed to the learner in the School of Wisdom. (I’ve only marked eight commandments. See if you can discover the other two. Maybe you’ll find more.)
The demon who cried out asked a good question, “What have we to do with thee?” Actually that’s a question all of us ask at some point. These people in the synagogue so long ago ask it of themselves, silently, as the demoniac cried out.