The Book I Resonate Most With – Ecclesiastes

The Book I resonate most with is 100% Ecclesiastes. I am quick to say this because my entire life I sought after knowledge. I happen to attain that knowledge and make it to law school. It was a large achievement because I spent many hours glued to my books and depressed. I sacrificed a lot to graduate from the University of Georgia. However, after dedicating my life to Jesus Christ, it was clear that the more knowledge one has, the more sorrow is attained. How I managed to solve this is by focusing on Jesus Christ alone and following God’s Will.

The Book of Ecclesiastes tackles that exact issue in my life. Here is the exact section:


Ecclesiastes 1:12-18:
 
12 I, the Teacher,[a] when king over Israel in Jerusalem, 13 applied my mind to seek and to search out by wisdom all that is done under heaven; it is an unhappy business that God has given to human beings to be busy with. 14 I saw all the deeds that are done under the sun; and see, all is vanity and a chasing after wind.[b]

15 What is crooked cannot be made straight,
    and what is lacking cannot be counted.
16 I said to myself, “I have acquired great wisdom, surpassing all who were over Jerusalem before me; and my mind has had great experience of wisdom and knowledge.” 17 And I applied my mind to know wisdom and to know madness and folly. I perceived that this also is but a chasing after wind.[c]

18 For in much wisdom is much vexation,
and those who increase knowledge increase sorrow.

Another important concept a child of God must understand is Time, written in Chapter 3 of Ecclesiastes:

Ecclesiastes 3:1-8:

For everything there is a season, and a time for every matter under heaven:

2 a time to be born, and a time to die;
a time to plant, and a time to pluck up what is planted;
3 a time to kill, and a time to heal;
a time to break down, and a time to build up;
4 a time to weep, and a time to laugh;
a time to mourn, and a time to dance;
5 a time to throw away stones, and a time to gather stones together;
a time to embrace, and a time to refrain from embracing;
6 a time to seek, and a time to lose;
a time to keep, and a time to throw away;
7 a time to tear, and a time to sew;
a time to keep silence, and a time to speak;
8 a time to love, and a time to hate;
a time for war, and a time for peace.

I just wanted to say I hope all you reading have a blessed Sabbath and spend time with your loved ones! If you seek to find your way into the narrow gates and have no idea where to start please reach out! I really want to help you feel better by showing you that the Lord Jesus Christ will take away your problems. However, I want to remind you the scars will remain no matter what healing the Lord does to you. But, I want to reassure you the healing the Lord has done for me is beyond explanation. I am forever grateful to my Lord. I still have scars and I still have sadness. I still have bouts of depression. But at the end of the day I know I have a place in the kingdom of Heaven. The Lord then comforts me while I am alone and broken. He helps me be the man I need to be for my family. I am forever grateful!


The time at which this was finished being written was 4:54.... there the verse is John 4:54: "This was the second sign Jesus performed after coming from Judea to Galilee."

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