There are powerful forces in this world, but even the greatest people are really very weak.
Work, wealth and pleasure cannot satisfy people.
God makes everything beautiful at the proper time.
Peopleís efforts are often without any real purpose.
Respect God, and do not love money.
Success in life does not satisfy a personís real needs.
As people are guilty of many wrong and evil deeds, they must think about their lives seriously.
The process of judgements in this world does not give a good life to everyone.
The same kinds of events happen in everybodyís lives, but people should still desire wisdom.
Foolish desires and lazy attitudes cause serious troubles.
Most people are not preparing in a sensible manner for the day when God will be their judge.
Only a right relationship with God can prepare you for old age, death, and the judgement of God.
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