8 Don't be surprised when you see that the government oppresses the poor and denies them justice and their rights. Much dreaming and many words are meaningless. Observing everything from work and wealth to funerals and feasting, Solomon beautifully details our struggles “under the sun,” and ultimately discovers the purpose of life in the character of God. respect. A message encouraging people to take some time to ponder the awesomeness of God. With many dreams come vanities and a multitude of words; but fear God. New Revised Standard Version, Anglicised Catholic Edition, New Revised Standard Version Catholic Edition, Revised Standard Version Catholic Edition. So does a lot of words. Therefore, fear God. For many they come to church to do anything but worship God. For in the multitude of dreams there are vanities, and in many words: but fear thou God. Humbling yourself under God has far greater and lasting effects because God gives grace to the humble. And one thing God does is to make us stand in awe of him. By Listening To And Learning His Word. For when dreams increase and words grow many, there is vanity; but God is the one you must fear. 14 I know that everything God does will last forever. Don’t try to defend yourself by telling the messenger from God that it was all a mistake to make the vow. 2 Do not be quick with your mouth, do not be hasty in your heart to utter anything before God.… I’ve also concluded that whatever God does, that’s the way it’s going to be, always. And God has done this so that in His presence men fear Him. I know that whatever God does endures forever; nothing can be added to it, nor anything taken from it; God has done this, so that all should stand in awe before him. 14 I have learned that all the works which God hath made, continue for ever: we cannot add any thing, nor take away from those things which God hath made that he may be feared. In spite of many daydreams, pointless actions, and empty words, you should still fear God. While God controls all of history and moves it according to His sovereign purpose, He does so through humans who are free to make choices for which they are held responsible. It is God's gift. Dreaming too much and talking too much are meaningless. I know that everything God does will endure for ever; nothing can be added to it and nothing taken from it. God has produced no being that he intends ultimately to destroy. And God has, I know that everything God does will remain forever; there is nothing to add to it and there is nothing to take from it, for God has. If you see the oppression of the poor or perversion of justice and righteousness in the province, do not be shocked at the matter. ”Therefore stand in awe of God”, trust in Him and His providence. Application Questions: In what contexts might we be at risk of being quick with our mouths and hasty in heart before God? Stand in Awe of God 1 Keep thy foot when thou goest to the house of God, and be more ready to hear, than to give the sacrifice of fools: for they consider not that they do evil. You can't add anything to it or take anything away from it. 2 Do not be quick with your mouth, do not be hasty in your heart to utter anything before God. I know that everything God does will remain forever; there is nothing to add to it and there is nothing to take from it. By Showing Reverence For His House. So have respect for God. Talk is cheap, like daydreams and other useless activities. And I know that whatever God does is final. Why should God be angry with your words and destroy the work of your hands? If in a country thou seest the oppression of the poor, and the defrauding of judgment and justice, be not astonied at the matter: for he that is higher than the highest, regardeth, and. God makes the same thing happen again and again. It is a gift from God. return to 'Jump List' Bible Verse Review ... for eternity; in reference to that grand consummation of men and things intimated in Ecclesiastes 3:11. So far I’ve discovered “Life is Meaningless” and questioned if it’s “Possible … For in the multitude of chalomot and many dvarim there are also divers havalim [. I also know that whatever God does will endure forever; nothing can be added to it, and nothing taken away from it. Therefore, fear God. I know that whatever God does endures for ever; nothing can be added to it, nor anything taken from it; God has done this, so that all should stand in awe before him. He has no pleasure in fools; fulfill your vow. Nothing can be added to it. I know that whatever God does endures forever; nothing can be added to it, nor anything taken from it; God has done this, so that all should stand in awe before him. For he is the living God, which abideth ever: his kingdom shall not fail and his power is everlasting. For when dreams increase, empty words grow many: but do you fear God. There is no adding to it or taking from it. God’s done it and that’s it. I realize that whatever God does will last forever. They mean nothing. And nothing can be taken from it. Fear God instead. “Stand in awe of God!” Ecclesiastes Pt 6 Opening Illustration: What happens in 30 minutes? When we go to church to worship God, our hearts, our minds, our souls should be filled with a sense of reverence and awe, with a holy anticipation of God filling us with His grace and goodness and peace. I know that everything God does will continue forever. I know that whatsoever God shall do, it shall be forever: to it can no man add, and from it can none diminish: for God hath done it, that they should fear before him. 19 For the fate of humans and the fate of animals is the same; as one dies, so dies the other. Remember: When dreams multiply, so do pointless thoughts and excessive speech. No matter how much you dream, how much useless work you do, or how much you talk, you must still stand in awe of God. I know that all God does will last forever; there is no adding to it or taking from it. STAND IN HOLY AWE OF GOD. Therefore it is God you should fear. If we fail to invite God into our lives then we will live a meaningless life and that life will be a life of mi “Stand in awe of God!” Ecclesiastes Pt 6 Opening Illustration: What happens in 30 minutes? Ecclesiastes 5:1-5 (NIV) 1 Guard your steps when you go to the house of God. I know that whatever God does, It shall be forever. Sermon 5 - "Worship Under the Sun" - Ecclesiastes 5:1-7. Therefore fear God. That would make God very angry; and he might* destroy your prosperity. You can't add anything to it or take anything away from it. 19 If God gives a man wealth and property and lets him enjoy them, he should be grateful and enjoy what he has worked for. In spite of many daydreams, pointless actions, and empty words, you should still fear. New International Version (NIV). New Revised Standard Version, Anglicised Catholic Edition, New Revised Standard Version Catholic Edition, Revised Standard Version Catholic Edition. For in many dreams and in many words there is futility. That’s so we’ll quit asking questions and simply worship in holy fear. In awe of Him rather than standing in awe of ourselves. Ecclesiastes 5:2-3: “Do not be quick with your mouth, do not be hasty in your heart to utter anything before God. God works so that people will be in awe of Him. I have understood that whatever God does, it shall be for ever; nothing can be added to it, nor any thing taken from it because God does. People cannot add anything to what God has done. God does it this way to make people respect him. Instead, fear God. You should respect God. I know that everything God does will last forever. 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