We Differ From Unbelievers In Our Estimate Of Things.

We differ from unbelievers in our estimate of things. The unbeliever surveys the heavens and worships them, because he thinks them a divinity; he looks to the earth and makes himself a servant to it, and longs for the things of sense. But not so …

An Exposition, With Practical Observations, of The Book of Ecclesiastes: 12

CHAPTER 12 The wise and penitent preacher is here closing his sermon; and he closes it, not only like a good orator, but like a good preacher, with that which was likely to make the best impressions and which he wished might be powerful and …

An Exposition, With Practical Observations, of The Book of Ecclesiastes: 11

CHAPTER 11 In this chapter we have, I. A pressing exhortation to works of charity and bounty to the poor, as the best cure of the vanity which our worldly riches are subject to and the only way of making them turn to a substantial …

An Exposition, With Practical Observations, of The Book of Ecclesiastes: 10

CHAPTER 10 This chapter seems to be like Solomon’s proverbs, a collection of wise sayings and observations, rather than a part of his sermon; but the preacher studied to be sententious, and “set in order many proverbs,” to be brought in in his preaching. Yet …