Tag Archives: Ecclesiastes
Laser Beam Focus
If you do an internet search on the phrase “finding your purpose,” Google identifies approximately 1,140,000,000 websites, books, blogs, op-ed pieces, podcasts, academic papers, etc. that might help in the quest to determine what one’s purpose is in life. Without any internet help, I can tell you that the Westminster Shorter Catechism tackles this age-old topic with its very first question:
Q. What is the chief end of man?
A. Man’s chief end is to glorify God, and to enjoy Him forever.
The Baltimore Catechism answers the same question in this way:
A. God made me to know Him, to …
The Sad Effect of Sin
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recently came out with a report with staggering information. Suicide is on the rise. The report mentions that suicide rates are up more than 30 percent in half of the United States since 1999.
The report also shares that more than half of the people who died by suicide did not have a known mental health condition. In 2016 alone, about 45,000 lives were lost to suicide. Suicide is now one of the top 10 causes of death in the United States. Anthony Bourdain, Robin Williams, and Kate Spade were all …