WHAT’S NEW UNDER THE SUN? ~ Technology causes change which brings something new to our attention.
So why did Solomon said there’s no new thing under the sun? When obviously there is in our time?
Now all has been heard;
here is the conclusion of the matter:
Fear God and keep His commandments,
for this is the duty of all mankind.
— Ecclesiastes 12:13 NIV
When it comes to things of the heart, there’s nothing new. When it comes to living life their is nothing new. When it comes to perceiving there is nothing new. When it comes to emotions there is nothing new. When it comes to death their is nothing new. When it comes to humanity, there is nothing new.
As the world changes what is valuable for mankind shouldn’t change, unless the heart becomes deceived. Once it does; life will no longer be valuable; knowledge becomes futile; feelings are not worth validation; death is seen as emptiness and mankind becomes insignificant.
Keep a check on your heart for more than blood pumps forth to your mind, eyes, ears and mouth.
In order to see the value of fearing God, one must understand the fear Solomon wrote about. This fear is not the kind which causes your knees to rattle. It’s the one which moves the heart to kneel down before a king.
This fear is out of reverance for the heart of our Lord. He treasures us, our hearts, our life. Let’s not forget His death, his love for us.
Ask yourself, to whom do I give this type of fear? To who or what am I bending my knee? Whose commandments have we given our heart and life to follow?
Whose footsteps are you following? Who are you leaving your footprints to be followed one day?
You matter to God, to your family, and your friends. You matter to me.
May you follow Jesus all the days you breath. Once you leave this world, rejoice with Him.
God bless each of you.