10 The purpose of this was to unveil before every throne and rank of angelic orders in the heavenly realm God’s full and diverse wisdom revealed through the church. with me, at the following Scripture. Those who live like beasts, as such, Would die, and be no more, if their own fate. in my name, I will do [it].". https://www.studylight.org/commentaries/acc/ecclesiastes-3.html. These words are to be referred to those in authority who abused their power; particularly to the corrupt magistrates mentioned above. That Solomon did not believe they had the same kind of spirit, and the same final lot, as some materialists and infidels say, is evident from Ecclesiastes 12:7; : "The spirit shall return unto God who gave it.". 2 A time to be born and a time to die. Embracing is a way of showing passion, or affection. When is the time of harvesting, in the spiritual sense? All came from the dust and all return to the dust. See search results for this author. He made every thing in reference to eternity; and, however matter may be changed and refined, animal and intellectual beings shall not be deprived of their existence. a. Another instance when it was a time to kill, is when David killed Goliath. We must act The body of man shall arise, and join his soul that is already above; and both enjoy final blessedness in the fruition of God. _gaq.push(['_setAccount', 'UA-10273872-2']); ", Who knoweth the spirit of man - I think the meaning of this important verse is well taken by the above able writer: -, The nobler part of man, 'tis true, survives, The frail corporeal frame: but who regards, The difference? silence before him.".

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So, with that said, here are some of the things that are wrong with TPT. He hath set the world in their heart - העולם haolam, that hidden time - the period beyond the present, - Eternity. We, of our own free will, accept Him or reject Him. James 4:14 "Whereas ye know not what [shall be] on the morrow. "The Adam Clarke Commentary". Their lives and fortunes, impious robbers turn? Ecclesiastes 2:3,17 time to heal. 3 What do people get for all their hard work under the sun? Where are they? for all believers. Genesis 21:2 "For Sarah conceived, and bare Abraham a son in his old age, at Starting your free trial of Bible Gateway Plus is easy. The rending of the veil from (function() { Take notes, highlights, and favorites to share or document personal thoughts. Ecclesiastes 3:5 "A time to cast away stones, and a time to gather stones together; a time to embrace, and a time to refrain from embracing;" A very good example of a time to cast away stones is when you are clearing a field for cultivation. But since then, partly through the influence of Bill Johnson (who is a fan), it’s gained in popularity in the Pentecostal and charismatic world, and that’s prompted people to start asking about it. How deeply intimate and far-reaching is his love! One of the Copyright © 2015 by The Lockman Foundation, La Habra, CA 90631. Simply select one of our partners below to access The Passion Translation any time, anywhere—from your smartphone, laptop, tablet, or other electronic device. Into the grave - A time there is to plant. Blow prosperous gales.

a time to laugh; a time to mourn, and a time to dance;", The shortest sentence in the Bible is in John 11:35 "Jesus wept.". “So David and all the house of But timely medicines drooping nature raise, And health restore - Now, Justice wields her sword. The proliferation of new translations is itself a problem, reflecting both the fragmentation of the church, and the contemporary preference to have a version that perfectly suits us and our preferences. Necessity drives him to the principal part of his cares and toils; he labors that he may eat and drink; and he eats and drinks that he may be preserved alive, and kept from sickness and pain. 30. the set time of which God had spoken to him.". 19-22 Humans and animals come to the same end—humans die, animals die. ", Ecclesiastes 3:8 "A time to love, and When we lose a loved one, it is a natural thing to weep. For that which befalleth the sons of men befalleth beasts - From the present comparison of great men to beasts, the author takes occasion to enforce the subject by mentioning the state of mankind in general, with respect to the mortality of their bodies; and then, by an easy transition, touches in the next verse on the point which is of such infinite consequence to religion.

"And, behold, I purpose to Aaron and Hur held up the arms of Moses, until the battle was over and Translations attempt to convey as accurately as possible the thought of the original, whether they lean towards the word-for-word (KJV) or thought-for-thought (NIV) end of the spectrum. 4. Love is the greatest positive emotion we can have. The most finished works of art are bungling jobs, when compared with the meanest operation of nature. nations afar off; and they shall beat their swords into plowshares, and their