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  Sunday January 13, 2008   Kevin Derr Sermon  Audio only:


   Scripture:  Ecclesiastes 7:1-8

Ecclesiastes 7

 1 A good name is better than fine perfume,
       and the day of death better than the day of birth.

 2 It is better to go to a house of mourning
       than to go to a house of feasting,
       for death is the destiny of every man;
       the living should take this to heart.

 3 Sorrow is better than laughter,
       because a sad face is good for the heart.

 4 The heart of the wise is in the house of mourning,
       but the heart of fools is in the house of pleasure.

 5 It is better to heed a wise man's rebuke
       than to listen to the song of fools.

 6 Like the crackling of thorns under the pot,
       so is the laughter of fools.
       This too is meaningless.

 7 Extortion turns a wise man into a fool,
       and a bribe corrupts the heart.

 8 The end of a matter is better than its beginning,
       and patience is better than pride.

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