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Page 131 - Come to me, all you who are weary and burdened, and I will give you rest. Take my yoke upon you and learn from me, for I am gentle and humble in heart, and you will find rest for your souls. For my yoke is easy and my burden is light.
Page 123 - Truly, truly, I say to you, unless a grain of wheat falls into the earth and dies, it remains alone; but if it dies, it bears much fruit.
Page 134 - For now we see in a mirror, dimly, but then we will see face to face. Now I know only in part; then I will know fully, even as I have been fully known.
Page 133 - But I say to you, Do not swear at all, either by heaven, for it is the throne of God or by the earth, for it is his footstool, or by Jerusalem, for it is the city of the great King. And do not swear by your head, for you cannot make one hair white or black. Let what you say be simply "Yes" or "No"; anything more than this comes from evil.
Page 39 - I pray thee, hearken thou also unto the voice of thine handmaid and let me set a morsel of bread before thee: and eat, that thou mayest have strength, when thou goest on thy way." But he refused and said, "I will not eat.
Page 123 - But I say to you, Love your enemies and pray for those who persecute you, so that you may be sons of your Father who is in heaven; for he makes his sun rise on the evil and on the good, and sends rain on the just and on the unjust.
Page 94 - Go, eat your bread with enjoyment, and drink your wine with a merry heart; for God has already approved what you do.
Page 123 - Why, you do not even know what will happen tomorrow. What is your life? You are a mist that appears for a little while and then vanishes. Instead, you ought to say, "If it is the Lord's will, we will live and do this or that.
Reading Ecclesiastes: A Literary and Cultural Exegesis
Mary E. Mills
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