Return to Content
Read Our Devotional
Opportunities to be Published
The Home for Christian Writers! Matthew 6:33
ENCOURAGE AUTHOR BY COMMENTING
Add to Favorites
Not For Sale
How fruitless laments the teacher,
Nothing filled but with vanities;
Unproductive says the preacher,
Benefits not humanities.
What benefit do people get,
What profits the man to labor;
It seems like man goes deep in debt,
Dies while owing his neighbor.
From all effort which we expend,
A generation comes and goes;
But earth remains through ages end,
Continues the same as time flows.
The sun rises and the sun sets,
As it scurries across the sky;
Allowing the darkness make threats,
As the moon starts to become nigh.
To the south the wind is blowing,
To the north it circles around;
Around to return by flowing,
As whispering trees make their sound.
All the streams flow into the sea,
But the sea has not become filled;
Down the mountains water flows free,
Because rain and snow has instilled.
Monotony is tiresome,
Full of labor not to utter;
By someone who is deaf and dumb,
As being dragged through the gutter.
The eye is never glad in seeing,
The ear is not pleased with hearing;
God sends a spiritual being,
Never is seen when appearing.
What exists now is what will be,
What has been done and will be done;
Nothing truly on earth you see,
No new things as under the sun.
No one remembers the events,
That are preparing to occur;
When changing history prevents,
Our memories as a blur.
Is there anything I can say?
About anything that looks new;
But was not made in our day,
Before our time to pursue.
Copyright © 2018 Richard Newton Sherrer
PLEASE ENCOURAGE AUTHOR BELOW
LEAVE COMMENT ON ARTICLE
Reader Count & Comments
This article has been read
Read more articles by
or search for other articles by topic below.
Search for articles on: (e.g. creation; holiness etc.)
Read more by clicking on a link:
Main Site Articles
Most Read Articles
Highly Acclaimed Challenge Articles
New Release Christian Books for Free for a Simple Review
NEW - Surprise Me With an Article - Click here for a random URL
God is Not Against You - He Came on an All Out Rescue Mission to Save You
...in Christ God was reconciling the world to himself, not counting their trespasses against them... 2 Cor 5:19
Therefore, my friends, I want you to know that through Jesus the forgiveness of sins is proclaimed to you. Acts 13:38
LEARN & TRUST JESUS HERE
The opinions expressed by authors do not necessarily reflect the opinion of FaithWriters.com.
FaithWriters offers Christian reading material for Christian readers. We offer Christian articles, Christian fiction, Christian non-fiction, Christian Bible studies, Christian poems, Christian articles for sale, free use Christian articles, Christian living articles, New Covenant Christian Bible Studies, Christian magazine articles and new Christian articles. We write for Jesus about God, the Bible, salvation, prayer and the word of God.
Link To Us
Become A Member