Today is Wednesday, December 31st, 2014; Karen's Korner #2973

It's coming - 2015! Happy New Year's Eve Day!

Something from the Bible to have us stop and think about 2014 and 2015!

"Don't long for the 'good old days,' for you don't know whether they were any better than these!

"Enjoy prosperity whenever you can, and when hard times strike, realize that God gives one as well as the other----so that everyone will realize that nothing is certain in this life."

~ Ecclesiastes 7:10 & 14


Bible Commentary on these verses:  "The 'good old days' are easy to talk about, but they may never have existed. Sometimes we remember only the good things about the past, forgetting that those days also had problems. Instead of living in the past, decide to live for today. Live in such a way that way that you will look back on today as one of the 'good old days'.

"God allows both adversity and prosperity to come to all. He blends them in our lives in such a way that we can't predict the future or count on human wisdom and power. In prosperous times, we love to give ourselves the credit. Then in adversity, we tend to blame God without thanking him for the good that comes out of it. When life appears certain and controllable, don't let pride make you too comfortable or God may allow adversity to drive you back to Him. When life seems uncertain and uncontrollable, don't despair----God is in control and will bring good results out of tough times."