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Ascension of our Lord

Ascension of our Lord
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Bible Study: Ecclesiastes Part 12

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Bible Study: Ecclesiastes Part 11

Up until now the book has been pretty decisively down on life with folly, foolishness and all the stress and anxiety that comes out of it. This particular chapter presents a shift by raising a question, what do we do now that life is foolishness?

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Bible Study: Ecclesiastes Part 10

As we move into this section Solomon moves from a discussion that wisdom is better than folly and foolishness to a collection of short proverbs that build on this whole theme.

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Bible Study: Ecclesiastes part 9

Welcome as we turn to part 9 of our study. As we go through this, the same themes of wisdom Solomon whirls around, anchoring it back into that common theme that the best we can do in the stance of wisdom and faith that we find joy in the moment with gratitude to the gifts
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Bible Study – Ecclesiastes part 8

In chapter 8 Solomon and Luther go into a discussion how it is proper to obey the authorities that are set over us, and for the sake of wisdom, this doesn’t disagree with the Old Testament teaching that it is better to obey God over men recognizing that you can have a bad ruler or
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Easter Wednesday

Almighty God, by the glorious resurrection of Your Son Jesus Christ, You destroyed death and brought life and immortality to light. Grant that we who have been raised with Him may abide in His presence and rejoice in the hope of eternal glory; through the same Jesus Christ, our Lord, who lives and reigns with
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Bible Study: Ecclesiastes Part 7

In this chapter there is a decisive shift within the way Solomon or the author of Ecclesiastes writes. Their theme of vanity doesn’t disappear but it does shift towards grappling with wisdom and how to find wisdom.

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Easter Tuesday

Almighty God, through the resurrection of Your Son You have secured peace for our troubled consciences. Grant us this peace evermore that trusting in the merits of Your Son we may come at last to that perfect peace of heaven; through the same Jesus Christ, Your Son, our Lord, who lives and reigns with You
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Easter Monday

O God, in the paschal feast You restore all creation. Continue to send Your heavenly gifts upon Your people that they may walk in perfect freedom and receive eternal life; through Jesus Christ, Your Son, our Lord, who lives and reigns with You and the Holy Spirit, one God, now and forever. Amen.

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