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Understanding is Enchanting

Wisdom is more meaningful when we use it to connect people to God. In so doing, we discover a sense of purpose and true reward. In reading Ecclesiastes 1:12-2:11, Solomon searched for knowledge to satisfy his own purposes and not … Continue reading

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Questions for Reflection for Study of Ecclesiastes 1-4

I recently finished questions for reflection to help study Esther 5-10. To review where I’ve been over the last few weeks along with a synopsis of the answers, I wrote a poem at this link: Lessons From the Book of … Continue reading

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Wisdom for Parents

Yesterday, we continued the sermon series “Wisdom for Life”.  At this link: Pastor’s Podcast, you can see each message of the series. Yesterday, the message was titled “Wisdom for Parents”. Here is a link to the main points of the message: … Continue reading

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Rewards Beyond What We Could Ever Imagine

By speaking up and taking action to secure the good of the Jewish people, Mordecai secured his own good; eventually rewarded with a promotion to second in rank to the king. Under the leadership of Esther and Mordecai, the Jewish … Continue reading

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God Made the Wonderful You

A lesson learned for me in reading Esther 7-8 is that being open and letting people know who you are has benefits. Esther told the king about her Jewish background and rather than be destroyed, her people received protection. My … Continue reading

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