Bible Studies, Christian Life

Is there any point to pleasure?

I denied myself nothing my eyes desired;     I refused my heart no pleasure. My heart took delight in all my labour,     and this was the reward for all my toil. 11 Yet when I surveyed all that my hands had done     and what I had toiled to achieve, everything was meaningless, a chasing after the wind;… Continue reading Is there any point to pleasure?

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Temporary and Lasting Pleasure

I said to myself, ‘Come now, I will test you with pleasure to find out what is good.’ But that also proved to be meaningless. ‘Laughter,’ I said, ‘is madness. And what does pleasure accomplish?’ I tried cheering myself with wine, and embracing folly – my mind still guiding me with wisdom. I wanted to see what was… Continue reading Temporary and Lasting Pleasure

Bible Studies, Christian Life

STILL HAVEN’T FOUND WHAT YOU’RE LOOKING FOR?

A person can do nothing better than to eat and drink and find satisfaction in their own toil. This too, I see, is from the hand of God, for without him, who can eat or find enjoyment? To the person who pleases him, God gives wisdom, knowledge and happiness, but to the sinner he gives the task… Continue reading STILL HAVEN’T FOUND WHAT YOU’RE LOOKING FOR?