Posts Tagged ‘Integrité’

Why is your face downcast? (Gen. 4:6b NRSV)2

Why do you look so dejected? (Gen. 4:6b NLT)3

Of making many books there is no end,

and much study wearies the body. (Eccl. 12:12 NRSV)

Those who increase knowledge increase sorrow. (Eccl. 1:18b NRSV)

Knowledge puffs you up with pride,

but love builds up. (1 Cor. 8:1b NCV)4

What do people really gain

from all the hard work they do here on earth? (Eccl. 1:3 NCV)

You will die this very night. Then who will get

everything you worked for? (Luke 12:20 NLT)

There is a time for everything,

and a season for every activity under the heavens. (Eccl. 3:1 NIV)5

There is a time to plant

and a time to pull up plants. (Eccl. 3:2b NCV)

There is a time to look for something

and a time to stop looking for it. (Eccl. 3:6a NCV)

There is a time to keep things

and a time to throw things away. (Eccl. 3:6b NCV)

Happy are those who find wisdom,

and those who get understanding. (Prov. 3:13 NRSV)

Anxiety weighs down the human heart. (Prov. 12:25a NRSV)

Can all your worries add a single moment to your life? (Luke 12:25 NLT)

Come to Me, all of you who are weary and burdened,

and I will give you rest. (Matt. 11:28 HCSB)6

Be still, and know that I am God. (Ps. 46:10a NIV)

John J. Han
Integrité (Fall 2012)

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Poems in Integrité

(pp. 66-68)


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