A Life Well Lived: A Study of the Book of Ecclesiastes by Tommy Nelson

By Tommy Nelson

Within the hope and quest to make experience of the area and our lifestyles, 3 nice sirens have lured women and men right into a lull with the empty promise to make their lives significant. the nice king of Israel, Solomon, even though the wisest guy, was once now not proof against their music. yet on the finish of his lifestyles, Solomon, in all of his God-given knowledge, stopped to think about on all that competed for his consciousness. He wrote his conclusions within the publication of Ecclesiastes.Tommy Nelson maintains his examine of Solomon's writings by means of taking an in-depth examine Ecclesiastes. In a global equivalent to ours, the place the quest for that means and goal propels mankind to aim every little thing less than the solar, Solomon's conclusions ring louder than ever for a those that want solutions greater than ever.

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5 May An excess in all the things heretofore forbidden, and I hope my neurasthenia will be cured. I start tonight. 6 May And yet, no matter how I put the problem, I can’t get beyond this one, fundamental fact: that I am mortal, that at any time I could die—thereby playing my card of salvation. The fact is, whatever I believe about the postmortem life, it does exist; if I accept the Christian belief and doctrine, then I must attempt to do at least something to save myself, I must at least do penance for some of my deeds.

We can hear the Tagus, cascading. The drive through the palace park: leaves thick on the ground. Fall has come. The nightingales. The miniature labyrinth of shrubs. Round benches. We are the last persons in the park. 4 November, Madrid Today I was at Eugenio d’Ors’s place, rua Sacramento, the building of the Spanish Encyclopedia, where he has a little apartment. I met him last year in May, and at that time I spoke to him about Mitul reintegrării. He was kind enough to tell me that he had “guessed enough” Romanian to be able to read my little work.

Today I took a brief inventory of the pages of manuscript. 1 I’ve gotten through the worst sicknesses (October–January). I’ve read tremendously. I’ve suffered tremendously. I’ve meditated on my philosophical system. I’ve discovered the formula of the future center of Romanian missionaization that I want to establish. 16 February Three days in Algarve, in southern Portugal, to see the almond trees in bloom. Praga da Rocha—a place I want to visit again. indd 18 11/12/09 3:52:50 PM The Journal, 1942 19 19 February I have met Alfredo Pimenta,2 the most learned man in Portugal.

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