Ecclesiastes 1:14-15. I have seen all the works that are done under the sun; and, behold, all is vanity and vexation of spirit. That which is crooked cannot be made straight: and that which is wanting cannot be numbered.
All is Vanity
When it comes down to it, everything in this world ends in vanity. There is no way to fix something that is crooked. You can’t count on someone or something that has no character or is broken. Outside of the miraculous working of the Holy Ghost, in saving a soul from hell, there is really just frustration and misery in this life. In order for someone to get saved, they have to come to the same conclusion as Solomon; that everything in this life is only going to bring you misery. You have to come to the end of yourself, like the prodigal, in order to saved.
The American Dream
You can try to find the American Dream. In the end, no matter how much money you make or how much wealth you accumulate, it will never satisfy; you will just be more and more vexed. That is because a life of prosperity outside the blessings of God is just a wasted crooked life that cannot make you happy. God designed it that way. If there was true joy in this life in things, why would you ever look to the Saviour. In reality, only God can make crooked things straight. He is the only one who can take someone who is wanting, that comes short of the glory of God, and make him the full measure of the stature of the fullness of Christ.
Only Christ Can Give Rest
If you are weary and heavy laden, only Christ can give you rest. He is the only one that can satisfy the thirsty soul. Why don’t you come to Him today and let him make you straight and wash away your sin. Only trust Him and he can take away the frustration of this world and give you the true satisfaction that only salvation can bring.
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