The world is a competitive place. The Jones’ seem to live in every neighborhood and people are always trying to keep up with them. They have bigger houses, better jobs, better relationships, Everything they have and do seems to be better than what we have and do.
In the time Ecclesiastes was written, things weren’t much different than they are now. People were trying to make a buck. People went to synagogue but worship was heavily influenced by idolatry and a desire to make a better life for himself. People were wicked, oppressed, and envious just as they are today.
How should God’s people work in a society filled with wickedness, oppression, and envy?
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