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" Lo, this only have I found, that God hath made man upright; but they have sought out many inventions. "
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The Life of Victory

Meade MacGuire - Religion - 2006 - 160 pages
...they defied Heaven, and brought upon themselves the "vengeance of eternal fire." The wise man said, " Lo, this only have I found, that God hath made man...upright; but they have sought out many inventions." Eccl. 7:29. So Paul in Galatians 5 gives a list of seventeen forms of the terrible disease of sin....
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Eternal Christianity

Jim Cronfel - Religion - 2006 - 196 pages
...became a pillar of salt" (Genesis 19:26). Finite "creativity" would be easy but for our moral anemia. "Lo, this only have I found, that God hath made man...upright; but they have sought out many inventions" (Ecclesiastes 7:29). Our "creativity" must be eternal to accomplish eternal "forgiveness." And, I don't...
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Proverbs and Song of Solomon

H. A. Ironside - Religion - 2006 - 358 pages
...way from protoplasm to ape, while he sneers at the Christian who receives by faith the divine record that "God hath made man upright, but they have sought out many inventions." The prudent man mistrusts himself, and trusts the Word of the living God. Ordering his steps in that...
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Ecclesiastes and the Pioneers

Compilation - Bible - 2007 - 89 pages
...abolish the Sabbath are pursuing the very identical course pursued by the "first beast." In the beginning "God hath made man upright; but they have sought out many inventions" Eccl. vii, 29. The first invention of man was to become as gods, by partaking of the forbidden fruit....
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Newman on the Bible: Theory and Commentary : an Anthology

John Henry Newman - Bible - 2006 - 262 pages
...Light, "and in His light shall we see light." This remarkably corresponds with the words of the text: "God hath made man upright, but they have sought out many inventions." 25 But to return to our first parents. The state in Eden seems, I say, to be very much what is called...
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To Broaden the Way: A Confucian-Jewish Dialogue

Galia Patt-Shamir - Religion - 2006 - 323 pages
...Maimonides, human beings had knowledge in the first place. This can also be justified in Ecclesiastes: "Lo, this only have I found, that God hath made man upright" [7:29]. Maimonides suggests that the knowledge of good and evil that was gained after eating the fruit...
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Not Far from the Dirt!

John Langston - Religion - 2007 - 264 pages
...technology or his own inventions rather than follow the directives from a holy God. Eccl 7:29 says, "Lo, this only have I found, that God hath made man...upright; but they have sought out many inventions" The word inventions means in this instance an actual (warlike) machine. If we ever wondered why men...
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Life Understood: From a Scientific and Religious Point of View

Frederick L. Rawson - Body, Mind & Spirit - 2007 - 452 pages
...which we, unfortunately, only get indications in this so-called material world, is real, made by God. "Lo, this only have I found, that God hath made man upright; but they have 35 sought out many inventions" (Eccles. 7 =29). The man that God made is perfect, sinless, and eternal....
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Hamann: Writings on Philosophy and Language

Kenneth Haynes - Philosophy - 2007 - 252 pages
...North African was "Punic"); possibly an allusion to King Solomon, the preacher of Ecclesiastes 7:29: "Lo, this only have I found, that God hath made man upright." 3 Presumably refers to the works of Frederick the Great, though the reference is disguised in order...
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The Sovereignty of God

Arthur W. Pink - 2007
...that God purposed to take innocent creatures, make them wicked, and then damn them. Scripture says, "God hath made man upright: but they have sought out many inventions" (Eccl. 7:29). God has not created sinful creatures in order to destroy them, for God is not to be charged...
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