Anyone raised in a family environment has their own share of family secrets. These little tid-bits of reality are usually kept within the small family circle. Some secrets may be dark while others are filled with light, spontaneity, perhaps a bit embarrassing, and often downright funny.
Did you know that those of us who have been born into God’s family also have a family secret? There is something that we know that those who are not part of God’s forever family do not know.
I remember as kids, my sisters and I would get into debates about some topic and when one or the other of us had no evidence to support our claim, we’d come up with the defensive phrase “it's that way, just because”.
This Easter message entitled “Because” is not a lame statement from lack of defense or evidence concerning the resurrection of Jesus, but rather a proclamation of hope and encouragement for all who believe.
This chapter describes old age, in colorful metaphors. Every part of the body is used to show the deterioration of age, yet it speaks wisdom to the young, as well as the old.
I think Solomon’s writing reveals something great for all of us; it’s The Fear Factor. • Solomon has searched to find the secret of life. • He ponders every natural situation that man has experienced. • Suddenly, he turns from the natural to the spirit of man. And there He finds the answer. • The solution to any problem we have is in God. The secret to a truly successful life is to fear God and keep His commandments.