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Wednesday, December 24, 2014

Get To Know Him!

I just want to wish, all of my friends, family members and even the ones on my friends list that I really don't know a Merry Christmas! Before I go It came to my heart to share a thought with each of you today. I don't know about the rest of you, but 2014 was one hell of a year. Sometimes is was good and while others times it was very hard. A lot has happen this year and some of the things that has happened some people may never recover. I always thought I knew God, but after what I have been through this year I really know that there is truly a God! He is good people and if you really don't know him get to or find a place where you can find out. Buy yourself a Bible, find a church home and if that isn't your style find a blog or a group that's centered around God. I promise you this once you really get to know him and find out about God your life will never be the same.

 One question will come to mind, how did I live my life without God? Answer you never did, even when you didn't know him he always knew who you were, never left your side and he was always there. That's how good God is, he loves those who hate him, those who don't know him and even those who only want to be bothered with him some of the time. God loves the faithful and unfaithful because his love is truly unconditional. Get to know him today! Because if you think you have been blessed, happy, excited, loved or care for, then you truly don't know God. With God you will know you are blessed, loved, happy and you will get excited every time you hear his name. Jesus! Jehovah! The Most High! The Alpha and the Omega! The beginning and the End! I am! Or Just simply God! What ever name suits you will be okay as long as you get to know him and praise God!
Have a blessed holiday season,
Charles

Thursday, December 11, 2014

Glory To God

With so much pain, sorrow, and bad news in the world most people forget that its the holidays. They also forget that this month we celebrate two very important holidays, the birth of Christ and a new beginning of a brand New Year. God has been very good to us all and instead of frowns on our face or have troubled hearts each of us should shout for joy! Laugh, give, play, smile, then enjoy your time with your families and friends, then give glory to God for the birth of Christ and the New Year!!
Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year!!
Charles

Wednesday, November 12, 2014

When Blessings Go Up!

How do you get blessings, gain strength and confidence through God? By praying for others and seeking the favor of the Lord our Father God. That means praying for your church, children, family members, friends, co-workers, employer, husband, wife and yes even your enemies. Why is praying for others is so important? Because it shows God that you are not only faithful to him, but also to his children. If you pray for others blessings, confidence or success, then God shall grant you the same here on Earth, as well as in Heaven. For the word says, Philemon 1:6 That the communication of thy faith may become effectual by the acknowledging of every good thing which is in you in Christ Jesus. That means pray, then staying in constant contact with God, reading your bibles, attending church, bible study, giving a 10th of your earnings and always praising our Father in Heaven. Like my late grandmother would always say, when praises go up blessings come down. In other words when Blessings go up, blessing always come down and always with the favor of the Lord. Ecclesiastes 2:26 For God giveth to a man that is good in his sight wisdom, and knowledge, and joy: but to the sinner he giveth travail, to gather and to heap up, that he may give to him that is good before God. This also is vanity and vexation of spirit. In other words, When Blessings Go Up, they always come down with the full blessings of the Lord.
My God continue to bless you always,
Charles
Psalm 25:5
Guide me in your truth and teach me, for you are God my Savior, and my hope is in you all day long.

Tuesday, November 4, 2014

Don't Miss Out On God's Blessing

If you are reading this allow me to ask you some very personal questions? Have you ever been in a spot where you felt desperate, trapped and had no where to turn? Everything you touched or nothing you tried, didn't turn out right or as planned? If your answers to these questions are yes let me tell you my brother or sister that we all have been there, when you are down there is only one place one can look and that towards the sky at our Father in Heaven. For he is the only one that can answer your prayers and only God can open doors, provide new opportunities or a way out. Just remember when you pray that God never forgets the thoughts, wants, desires or cries of the believer. God has all power, he answers prayers, he still heals and always delivers, because our Father never breaks a promise! When he answers your prayers, be happy, shout for joy and no matter what happens, Don't Miss Out On God's Blessing!

 Man, some family members, friends, the devil or others will try to steal your joy, they will also try to plant seeds of doubt, then fear in your heart or mind. That's because misery loves company and also because they don't want you to succeed or to be happy. If you are reading this at this moment take my advice and don't let them stop you! For the blessing is now yours to clam! You have prayed for it, waited for it patiently and the time is now for you to receive your blessing! That new business, car, house, job, husband, wife, new born baby, financial blessing or the things you prayed for is now yours! Claim it now in the mighty name of Jesus! Remember this God never forgets, there is nothing to hard or great for God. Always walk by faith, not by sight and God will see you through it as long as you believe in his promise! Food for thought sometimes God sends Angels in disguise to help people who are in need. If someone comes to you out of the blue offering to help you in anyway, don't allow your pride, man or woman hood keep you from receiving what's yours! Don't Miss Out On Gods Blessing! Its now yours to claim in ,Jesus name Amen!
Have a blessed day,
Charles
Psalm 9:14
that I may declare your praises in the gates of Daughter Zion, and there rejoice in your salvation.
Psalm 13:5
But I trust in your unfailing love; my heart rejoices in your salvation.


Wednesday, September 24, 2014

Turn Your Life Over To God

Have you ever had this feeling, that your life is spinning out of control and nothing you do or try turns out right? If so please hit the reset button and start loving yourself all over again. Start by exercising, eating right, dressing yourself up to your standards, then clean up your car and your home. Stop hanging  out with or associating with negative, messy people or those who may hold you down. Instead surround yourself with people that are God fearing , successful and those who have your best interest in mind. Then start thinking and speaking positive things into your life, then watch your life begin to change for the better. Everyday before you go to bed and when you wake, say a short prayer to God. By doing these simple things your life will be back in order and your life will be pleasing to God. Before anything can change in your life, you have to first start with you. As my mother would always say," besides God there is no one more important in this world than you". Put these words into action, hit the reset button and Turn Your Life Over To God. For the word says,  1 Thessalonians 1:3We remember before our God and Father your work produced by faith, your labor prompted by love, and your endurance inspired by hope in our Lord Jesus Christ.

To the person that's reading this today, have hope, hold on to your faith and always believe. For the God I serve is still in charge and has all power in his hands. What ever problem you have today will be removed from you tomorrow. Just pray, hit the reset button, then reach out to the Most High, Our Father in Heaven and allow him to work miracles in your life. For the word says, Jeremiah 17:14 Heal me, O LORD, and I shall be healed; save me, and I shall be saved: for thou art my praise.
Have a blessed day,
Charles

Sunday, September 14, 2014

Prayer Week


(1)For those who are having a hard time and for those who are having their share of bad luck , pain or sorrow. Seek blessings and favor of the Lord. Our Father, Our God in Heaven loves us and in his time he will give those who believe or have faith in him more blessings than one can receive. For the word say's, Deuteronomy 8:18
But remember the LORD your God, for it is he who gives you the ability to produce wealth, and so confirms his covenant, which he swore to your ancestors, as it is today.

(2)It has been said in order to change one's situation, one must first believe in their heart and then have faith that it's possible it can happen. That means one must act like, talk like, think like and then speak positive things into their lives. They also must believe or have faith that through Jesus Christ, our Lord in Savior that all things are possible. God has the power to remove curses, the power to heal and the power to change every ones circumstances. That's why I am declaring today in the mighty name of Jesus, that the person that's reading this today or tonight be healed, their curses, problems or troubles be removed and their lives changed forever! In the name of Jesus Christ of Nazareth! Amen! For the word says Psalm 121:1-2 1 I will lift up my eyes to the mountains;
From where shall my help come? 2 My help comes from the LORD,Who made heaven and earth.

(3)As we all know sometimes when we have issues, problems or troubles they seem to come in threes. During these times life can be very stressful and bring the strongest of us to tears. Sometimes some may feel that there is no hope or way out of their situation. I just want the person that's reading this not to fear or worry because, our Father God in Heaven is watching over you and a blessing is on its way! The God I serve is able to do the impossible, all we have to do is trust him and our blessings is on its way. For the word says Psalm 23:4 Yea, though I walk through the valley of the shadow of death, I will fear no evil: for thou art with me; thy rod and thy staff they comfort me. Which means your pain, suffering, struggles or troubles are only a storm that will soon fade away.

May God bless you and keep you safe,
Charles




 

Sunday, July 20, 2014

Energy & Strength

Life as you know can make all of us feel kind of sluggish. The daily routine, that includes raising the children, working 5 days a week, driving in traffic, doing household chores and dealing with our spouses. These things within themselves, can leave most of us feeling unconfident, drained, out of sorts and with no energy. Our focus leaves, faith shattered and sometimes our belief in ourselves or with others fade away. Today one might drink a cup of coffee, drink a energy drink or take a pill to help them get that extra boost of energy or strength, so that they can get through their day. What they don't realize is that those things are only temporary and in most cases aren't good for their health or spirit. The question that most may ask after reading this blog, how can one get energy and gain confidence or strength without those items? By picking up their Bibles and having faith in God. As my Pastor would say, a word from God a day will keep evil and the devil away. Doing this will enable you to say devil and world not today, because I am determined to win! For the word says, Zechariah 12:5 great strength comes from having faith in God. When you wake up tomorrow morning, instead of fixing yourself a cup of coffee, before you purchase a energy drink, take some sort of drug or a pill never forget that God our Father in Heaven is all you need! Everything a person may need or want is right within their mist, if they just only have faith and trust God. If you are blessed enough to be reading this at this moment, get your boost of energy today, with faith in God!!! Where one can get confidence, energy, faith and strength through God.
May God bless you always,
Charles

Tuesday, June 24, 2014

A Little Prayer and Bible Verses To Get You Through The Week


Never Worry:
As we all know sometimes when we have issues, problems or troubles they seem to come in threes. During these times life can be very stressful and bring the strongest of us to tears. Sometimes some may feel that there is no hope or way out of their situation. I just want the person that's reading this not to fear or worry because, our Father God in Heaven is watching over you and a blessing is on its way! The God I serve is able to do the impossible, all we have to do is trust him and our blessings is on its way. For the word says Psalm 23:4 Yea, though I walk through the valley of the shadow of death, I will fear no evil: for thou art with me; thy rod and thy staff they comfort me. Which means your pain, suffering, struggles or troubles are only a storm that will soon fade away.

For Faith:
Have faith my brothers and sisters because the Lord our God, in Heaven is with you. Don't be overly concerned or stressed out because of personal  problems or worldly events, because Our Father in Heaven has it all  planned or worked out. After he is done you shall be amazed, then shout for joy and say look at what God can do! For the word say Romans 12:2 And be not conformed to this world: but be ye transformed by the renewing of your mind, that ye may prove what is that good, and acceptable, and perfect, will of God.


For when you are feeling Troubled;
When the world is against you, turn over your problems or troubles and put them in the hands of God. For the word says, Psalm 55:22 Cast your cares on the Lord and he will sustain you; he will never let the righteous be shaken.

For Wealth and Prosperity;
Life as we all know it can be hard and sometimes very difficult. What makes life harder is when we see evil people prosper, while good people of God suffer. Then there may be others who feel that they may have to compromise their values in order to get the things that they want, need or desire. If you are feeling this way or have felt like this before, I have one very important question to ask you. Have you asked God to preform a miracle in your life today? Have you prayed and then asked God for the things you desire? For the word says James 4:2 Ye lust, and have not: ye kill, and desire to have, and cannot obtain: ye fight and war, yet ye have not, because ye ask not.

May God bless you keep you safe, from harm and be with you through out your day or years for as long as you live, in Jesus name! Amen
Have a blessed week,
Charles














Thursday, May 29, 2014

The Truth Shall Set You Free!

                                                       
 Every-one who lives is guilty of committing sins or of doing something wrong. We all have done many wrong things and  have done something to someone or done something to ourselves that we are not proud of. Then there are the many secrets we keep that hunts many of us for a lifetime. In some of peoples past lives, there may have had hurtful things done to them as children and many have painful memories from those experiences. Sometimes we tend to keep those hurtful thoughts to ourselves and never truly express what we feel or felt. Those are the thoughts or feelings that has kept, both family's and marriages apart. Most keep  feelings and thoughts to themselves, because they are afraid of hurting other peoples feelings. Or out of  respect for their parents, they are afraid of telling the truth because it may hurt or offend them. Maybe its because some feel ,even if they tell the truth nothing good will come out of it. As the years pass many by, people tend to keep those feelings or secrets to themselves.By doing so a lot of people end up holding on to the hurt or pain for a lifetime. By doing this most end up resenting their brothers, sisters, mothers or fathers. Also holding on to past sins and wrongs people, end up with broken friendships and broken marriages that end up with divorce.

What most people don't realize is that the truth is good for the soul. It releases a burden, that many carry with themselves for years or a lifetime. Telling the truth can free anyone and can lifts curses, that if not broken, it will pass through any family for generations to come. If people never learn to tell the truth or open up about their real feelings then nothing will ever be solved. Also it may cause one not to speak or even visit their parents or relatives for years.Those words or feelings that you are afraid of expressing can cause you to be a loner and can separate you from both your family or spouse forever. My advice to anyone who happens to be blessed enough to read this is, if you are doing this or if this is a part of you life, you must end this practice now!Why?  Because our Father in Heaven is not pleased. He will not continue to bless you if you are holding back yourself, from your family or spouse.To be a part of Gods family or kingdom, one must first be able to have a stable home or family life. If one does not have control of their own life,then how can they be a part of Gods family?Before you confess your sins or feelings to anyone else, you first have to admit to yourself, that you do have a problem. After that get on your knees and confess to the one that knows all and sees all (Our Father in Heaven). Tell him what you are really feeling and also tell him why you were or why you are doing what you are doing today. Ask him for forgiveness and for a way to free yourself from this awful curse.Because God does not want you to separate yourself from your children, family or friend's. His Angels will sing and rejoice when you stay with your family and stay devoted to your spouse. Do not let the devil win! Rebuke him with all your might and confess ,then tell the truth. Don't allow lies or deceit, separate you from your family, because in the end it can ruin your life. Like an old Catholic Priest would say," Confession is good for the soul or a old south saying", The Truth Shall Set You Free!"
Have a blessed day,
Charles

1 Corinthians 13:6
Love does not delight in evil but rejoices with the truth.
Galatians 6:10
Therefore, as we have opportunity, let us do good to all people, especially to those who belong to the family of believers.
2 John 1:4
It has given me great joy to find some of your children walking in the truth, just as the Father commanded us.


Tuesday, May 13, 2014

Today Is A New Day

Had a rough day? Can't wait until this day or night is over so that you can start all over new and reach tomorrow? As you may know some people have an unique way of making you mad or a way of getting under your skin. Children being children, husband, wife doesn't seem to understand or act right and your co-workers or boss are always in your business or working on your nerves. I know all you really want is a little peace, but can't find it even in your own automobile. Why? Because people enjoy or won't stop texting while driving , while others drive too slow or won't get out of your  way !It seems like some of them acquired their drivers license at a local Walmart or convenience store. If this feels like what you have been going through, then please don't allow what happened today to ruin your tomorrows and don't allow some people evil ways change who you are. Why? Because as long as you have breath in your body, God our Father in Heaven will always bless you with more tomorrows. Philippians 4:6 Do not be anxious about anything, but in every situation, by prayer and petition, with thanksgiving, present your requests to God.

 What happened today or in your past has made you stronger, wiser and kept you from making those same mistakes or helped you avoid certain troubles. That's why every night before you go to sleep, you should always give God praise for tomorrows and when that new day arrives we should thank him for that blessing. Its very important that each of us keep our connections to God, because there is so much evil in the world and the devil stays busy. In order to keep him or evil people away, Gods people have to be in prayer and constantly connected to God. Why? Because each new day is a day to get it right through Christ. Yesterday is gone, don't worry about tomorrow because God is already there and Today Is A New Day, a true blessing from God. Matthew 6:34 Take therefore no thought for tomorrow: for tomorrow shall take thought of the things for itself. Sufficient unto the day is the evil thereof
Have a wonderful day,
Charles

Luke 12:22
Then Jesus said to his disciples: "Therefore I tell you, do not worry about your life, what you will eat; or about your body, what you will wear.
1 Peter 5:7 Cast all your anxiety on him because he cares for you.





Wednesday, April 23, 2014

Blessed

If you happen to be in your thirties, forties, fifties, sixties,seventies or really blessed in your eighties or above do yourself a favor, push your lap top, cell phone or what ever smart device you are using to read this blog aside, then lift up your hands or get on your knees and praise our Father in Heaven, the all Mighty God! Why? Because God already has blessed you with so much and allowed you to witness so many things.You have seen how bad, evil or judgemental the world can be and you have also seen how God uses good people to do his work. During your lifetime children have been born, while others have died or pass away, way before their time. Then there are many others who have died or been killed in all types of accidents, while other were killed or murdered by evil people. Life is just as it always been, very unpredictable and that is the main reason why, I feel blessed. God spared me and the person who happens to be reading this, another beautiful day of life. Its doesn't matter what happen to you yesterday or what you have done, because you have made it to today and survived to make it to another day. That's right you and I are blessed with another day, to get it right through Christ today.

Now ask yourself this question, isn't that within itself a blessing? Aren't you glad that God our Father in Heaven keeps giving you chance after chance to make things right?Are you glad that God allowed his only son Jesus to be sacrificed so that you and I could be forgiven multiple times for our sins? I want to confess to you my brother or sister in Christ, the God I serve is faithful and so worthy to be praised! He loves everyone, even those who don't know him.( John 14:23 Jesus replied, "Anyone who loves me will obey my teaching. My Father will love them, and we will come to them and make our home with them.) That's why you have been blessed today, to know that despite your sins or wrong doings God still loves you! That's right it doesn't matter what you have done in your past or even today, because you have already been forgiven for your sins.(Acts 7:60 Then he fell on his knees and cried out, "Lord, do not hold this sin against them." When he had said this, he fell asleep.)I encourage you today to give yourself or life to Jesus and I promise you, that if you try God, that your life will never be the same. Everyday will be a blessing and after today you will know that you are truly Blessed!
May God bless you always,
Charles
Luke 23:24 Then said Jesus, Father, forgive them; for they know not what they do. And they parted his raiment, and cast lots.
John 8:42
Jesus said to them, "If God were your Father, you would love me, for I have come here from God. I have not come on my own; God sent me.
John 16:30
Now we can see that you know all things and that you do not even need to have anyone ask you questions. This makes us believe that you came from God."
John 17:8
For I gave them the words you gave me and they accepted them. They knew with certainty that I came from you, and they believed that you sent me.




Friday, April 18, 2014

The Cross

When I look into the world I see so much evil and a lot of pain. It seems everyday the devil is working hard to destroy marriages, break up family's, ruin friendships and take away peoples joy.The devil seems to have a lot of people helping his cause. He has ex-husbands, ex-wives, husbands, wives, best friends,children, the media, politicians and even men or women of God spreading untruths or lies.Then some of them are even committing crimes or murders and sadly enough killing or raping our kids. He has family members being envious or jealous of each other and others are hateful even to their own children or spouses.Some people aren't happy unless their spouses or children are suffering or need them for help.These family member are the ones who talk about, their own children, mother, father behind their backs and while others stoop so low that they will talk about their cousins, grandparents or friends. The devil has been real busy seeking or destroying peoples lives, so much so that he will not stop at nothing, until the world or people of God start serving or believing in only him.

When I think about all the bad that's going on in the world today, all I have to do is think about someone very special who died on Calvary, on the cross for you and me. His name is Jesus! Thank God, for the one who can make the devil hide, then grant me the wisdom to have both peace and space. How do I achieve this peace and rid myself of the devil you may ask?  I look to the cross and then seek my salvation. When I am trouble or even feel the presence of evil or the devil, I invoke the mighty name of Jesus and Satan flees. If you are wearing a cross today or even have one in your home or yard, remember this it is more than jewelry and its not decoration! Its is a symbol or a reminder of that great sacrifice,when Jesus Christ(God's son) was crucified , then bled so that we all may live and be forgiven for our future or past sins. God loves you and I. He wants all of us to rebuke the devil, to turn away from evil, to have faith when times are hard and to trust only him to get us all through it. When there are times ,when there seems to be no hope and you need an answer to your prayers. Look to your cross, then think about the great sacrifice that, Gods son Jesus made on our behalf's. Because after that great sacrifice, Jesus Christ rose from the dead three days latter. He declared victory over the devil and he conquered death. Our Father in Heaven and his son Jesus Christ have all power in their hands. They will deliver all who are faithful and true ,from the clutches of the devil or evil. No matter what happens in your life never loose faith and always hold on to the Cross.
May God bless you and have a blessed Easter,
Charles
Philippians 2:8
And being found in appearance as a man, he humbled himself and became obedient to death--even death on a cross!
 Corinthians 8:9 For you know the grace of our Lord Jesus Christ, that though He was rich, yet for your sake He became poor, so that you through His poverty might become rich.



Monday, March 10, 2014

Yesterday

One of the wonderful things about raising children, is that sometimes they can make even the best parents aware of their own mistakes.What made me realize my own , one day after chastising one of my children my youngest son made me aware that I was still holding on to his past mistakes, while I was trying to correct him for his current one. It went something like this, Dad I did that last year, why are you still reminding me of what I did in my past? After I cooled down then, thought about my son's comment, I determined that he was right and that I was still holding on to his past mistakes. As a Father I knew it was my duty to apologize to him for doing that and to also make him aware that I was only human still very capable of  making mistakes.So I went into my son's room, then said, Marcus remember our conversation we had the other day? He said, yes (expecting me to say something negative). Then I said you were right and I was wrong about bringing up your past, please forgive me. My son looked up at me,(surprised) then said Dad I am right? I smiled then said yes Son you are and I am sorry.

 After I  apologized to my son, I started to think about the mistakes I have made and why sometimes some relationships, marriages, friendships or families have problems. The big reason why is because even those of us that have a strong relationship with God, have a problem with getting over yesterday , letting go our past and forgiving others, when they have done something wrong. Many of us are to stubborn, selfish or set in our ways to admit it when we are wrong or sorry. That's why so many arguments or problems never get resolved and why some people break up or get a divorce. Its because every time there is a disagreement or an argument the past is brought back up or thrown right in their face.Doing so causes some to defend themselves from the attack and in turn they bring up the others past mistakes or sins. Its a big problem with men and even a bigger problem with some women. It seems people never forget your bad deeds, mistakes or sins, but if you do something good or help them in some way that will be forgotten tomorrow. Then you may think or say to yourself wasn't it yesterday that I said I was sorry and when you supposedly forgiven me for my sins? Why won't some people let things go, then look forward towards tomorrow?I am so grateful that our Father in Heaven is far greater than man, because what happens today or yesterday has already been forgiven, by the blood of his son Jesus! Thank God for yesterday, allowing today to make a way for tomorrow.
Have a blessed day,
Charles

Job 8:9 (For we are but of yesterday, and know nothing, because our days on earth are a shadow:)
Hebrews 13:8 Jesus Christ the same yesterday, and to day, and for ever.




Wednesday, February 12, 2014

In A Blink Of An Eye


Have you  ever noticed how fast things change, how fast time flies or how fast things happen? One minute driving through traffic,on your way to work and the next you lost control of your vehicle, then in an automobile accident.Or one moment you are saying goodbye to a love one, family member or friend and the next they have passed away.That's how unpredictable life is or how quickly things change and sometimes in  certain situations in a Blink Of An Eye. The question is are you prepared as a parent for your children to grow up, have children or as I have experienced die before their time? Are you also prepared  for the unexpected when life changes or when death comes calling? Have you spent the proper amount of time with your children, friends, family, spouse or love ones? Have you told the special people in your life recently that you love them, care for them or how proud you are to have them in your life? The reason why I have asked these questions is because, many of us take life for granted and don't realize how short life really is. Most of us haven't yet realized that all life changes, with a Blink Of An Eye.

Even the bible touches on how quickly life can change and it also explain why we should embrace every moment or breath while living our lives as if there was no tomorrow. Ecclesiastes 3:19 For that which befalls the sons of men befalls beasts; even one thing befalls them: as the one dies, so dies the other; yes, they have all one breath; so that a man has no preeminence above a beast: for all is vanity. Which means even though many of us will do lots of things to prolong our lives, in time death shall claim us all. That's why everyone should live, their lives to the fullest, while enjoying their love ones while they are still living or breathing. If you happen to be blessed enough to read this, enjoy every single moment of your life, have fun, spend time with family or friends, travel and then see much of  the world as possible. Never let anything or anyone, get in the way or keep you from achieving your dreams. Don't allow old hurts, grudges or pain keep you from getting your blessings or from being happy. Never take your life or the ones you love or those you may love for granted. Oh before I end this, don't leave this Earth without truly loving someone and allowing them to love you back. After all each man or woman only has, one life to live and life can end, In A Blink Of An Eye.
Have a blessed day,
Charles

Ecclesiastes 9:9
Enjoy life with your wife, whom you love, all the days of this meaningless life that God has given you under the sun--all your meaningless days. For this is your lot in life and in your toilsome labor under the sun.

Ecclesiastes 6:12
For who knows what is good for a person in life, during the few and meaningless days they pass through like a shadow? Who can tell them what will happen under the sun after they are gone?
Ecclesiastes 8:12
Although a wicked person who commits a hundred crimes may live a long time, I know that it will go better with those who fear God, who are reverent before him.