Eternity in Our Hearts

posted by Jeffrey on Tuesday, May 24, 2005 at 11:53 AM

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What a struggle we live in on this planet. God's infinite qualities are too lofty for us to comprehend, yet the pleasures of this world, satistying as they may be, do not permanantly satisfy (no, I'm not talking about "the bad things", but about earthly pleasures--period...). Ecclesiastes 3:9-14, but specifically verse 11, says that we were made for how does that affect this earthly life? Thoughts?

**Please avoid the obvious "Sunday School Answers" if you can...**


Blogger Bill said...

Nice topic, and one worthy of kicking around a little. Actually, I started reflecting on the scripture and the more I pondered it, the more I ended up thinking of other stuff. So, I ended up with quite a long comment.

Rather than posting a three page comment, I thought I'd just point you to my blog. My response to this post can be found here. (If the link doesn't work, go to and look for the entry called "Struggling with Struggle")

May 26, 2005 3:01 PM

Blogger Jeffrey said...

As I noted on your blog Bill, very cool thoughts..glad to have ya here.

May 26, 2005 4:03 PM

Blogger Rick said...

Once upon a time there was a boy who loved his teddy bear. He took it with him everywhere, it never left his sight and he slept with it on his pillow. He loved & enjoyed his teddy bear and it gave him great pleasure.

Then one day he received a puppy as a gift. The puppy licked his face, played with him, barked, ran and became for him what the teddy bear could never be.

Soon, what was once his most valuable possession & pleasure found its way under the bed, then into the closet and finally up to the attic where it awaits the next garage sale.

May 27, 2005 3:53 PM

Anonymous Shannon said...

In the Bible the word Heart is interchangeable with what we today think of as Mind. The experience of eternity (the Kingdom of Heaven) is as close as getting to know our minds in which God has placed [it]. Quite meditation for just 10 minutes a day, in a comfortable position, usually sitting cross legged is a guaranteed way to know the mind. Peace bro :)

November 01, 2006 9:12 PM


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