The Enjoyment of Life According to Ecclesiastes

  • Contentment in food and drink, in labor, and being good in God's sight - Ecclesiastes 2:24-26
  • Have fun, do good, take pleasure in what you produce, and respect God - Ecclesiatest 3:13-15
  • Take pleasure in today. Don't say "tomorrow I'll be happy" - Ecclesiastes 3:22
  • If God gives you wealth and you are able to use them, then enjoy it as God's gift. Be happy in staying busy - Ecclesiastes 5:18-20
  • Be happy whether you have a lot or little - Ecclesiastes 7:14
  • God made men to be righteous - Ecclesiastes 7:29
  • Things go better for the righteous - Ecclesiastes 8:12
  • Having fun gets you through the difficult parts of life - Ecclesiastes 8:15
  • Having friends and being connected to people gives you hope - Ecclesiates 9:4
  • Confidence comes from knowing you have done what is right, enjoy cleanliness, and enjoy marriage - Ecclesiastes 9:7-9
  • Enjoy the outdoors - Ecclesiastes 11:7
  • Enjoy all stages of life while being faithful to God. Follow your impulses and desires that are righteous - Ecclesiastes 11:8-12
  • The conclusion is to follow God because all the blessings in life come from God. Notice all these are from the hand of God. Being righteous is permanent. It follows you into the next life as well as improving the quality of your life in this one - Ecclesiastes 12:13-14

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