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Ecclesiastes 7: 8-9

"The end of a matter is better than its beginning,

and patienceis better than pride. Do not be quickly provoked in your spirit, for anger resides in the lap of fools.


Well, this message is most apt for this morning. Becky could not get her post up this morning despite lots of time and effort. She was disappointed, but not provoked in spirit. I hope this just a little electronic glitch, but in the mean time let us gather our thoughts about patience to share them with one another tonight.


Prayer - Gracious God, I pray that we can figure out what is going on between Wix and Becky's phone. Give us the patience to systematically troubleshoot and solve the problem. Amen

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Beverly Flynn
Beverly Flynn
06. Sept. 2022

Tuesday September 6th, 2022

Ecclesiastes 7:8-9

Better is the end of a thing than its beginning, and the patient in spirit is better than the proud in spirit. Be not quick in your spirit to become angry, for anger lodges in the bosom of fools.

In some ways, these verses speak of relationships, but the importance goes much deeper. Verse 8 confronts us with the idea that how we end is more important than how we start. Or is how we start more important than how we finish. Starting is sometimes the easiest part of what we do. We see it at the beginning of every new year. we make a commitment to lose weight. We get a game pl…

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Barbara
Barbara
06. Sept. 2022

Ecclesiastes 7:8-9 The end of a matter is better than its beginning, and patience is better than pride. Do not be quickly provoked in your spirit, for anger resides in the lap of fools.


The success of a project is how it ends and the patience that was put into the results. Patience and anger have been a challenge for me. As I have grown in my faith,I have learned to be more patient, with a way to go to be successful. I was one who reacted in anger and then thought about the issue, only to realize that if I had thought about the issue and not gotten angry first, a much better outcome would have resulted. So now,…


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