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Ecclesiastes 2:  Empty Hands

Then I looked on all the works that my hands had done And on the labor in which I had toiled; And indeed all was vanity and grasping for the wind. There was no profit under the sun. Ecclesiastes  2:11

Ecclesiastes – Intro

Let us hear the conclusion of the whole matter: Fear God and keep His commandments, For this is man’s all. For God will bring every work into judgment, Including every secret thing, Whether good or evil. Ecc. 12:13, 14

Proverbs 31:  Don’t Give Away Your Strength  

  It is not for kings, O Lemuel, It is not for kings to drink wine, Nor for princes intoxicating drink; Lest they drink and forget the law, And pervert the justice of all the afflicted. Proverbs 31:4-5

What Not To Be

Fervent lips with a wicked heart Are like earthenware covered with silver dross.  Proverbs 26:23