He hath made every thing beautiful in his time… so that no man can find out the work that God maketh from the beginning to the end. Ecclesiastes 3:11 I like to work with wood. Over the years, I have made many things from toys for my kids, to coat racks, tables, wall art, and bookcases. Every single thing that I have made required some sort of sanding to produce the finished product. Without sandpaper, wood remains rough and jagged. Sandpaper is not only
Let us hear the conclusion of the whole matter: Fear God, and keep his commandments: for this is the whole duty of man. Ecclesiastes 12:13 Are you one of those people that only wants to know how the story ends? There are a lot of people who don’t really care about all the details in the story; they will skip to the end of the book because they just don’t have the patience to wait through the particulars to find out what happens to the main characte
Seest thou a man that is hasty in his words? there is more hope of a fool than of him.
Proverbs 29:20 I heard someone tell a story once about an old saint who was wounded very badly by the false but hurtful words that a young man used against him. The old
Dead flies cause the ointment of the apothecary to send forth a stinking savour: so doth a little folly him that is in reputation for wisdom and honour. Ecclesiastes 10:1 I love building things with wood, and I do it as often as time will allow. On one occasion, as I was building a farmhouse table, I found myself in a position where I wished I had an extra two or three hands. I was holding a piece of wood at an awkward angle and trying to hold it just long en
He hath made every thing beautiful in his time. Ecclesiastes 3:11 I got to thinking the other day about just how many best-selling books, amazing songs, or artistic masterpieces are out there that have never been read, heard, or seen by the public because someone is too scared that the work they have produced just isn’t good enough. They are afraid either that someone will laugh at them or that their work will be a failure. Maybe they are afraid that they don’t have enou