Looking back on his life, Solomon saw clearly the brevity of life, the futility of worldliness, indeed the vanity of all under the sun. The story of his life told a tragedy of misspent blessing, but it need not be repeated. What is the story of your life telling? Is it one of faith, surrender, and dependence upon our Lord, characterized by forgiveness and love? Is it worthy of Christlike imitation? Or does it tell the story of vanity, striving after the wind, nothing gained under the sun?
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Hallowed Be Your Name
To hallow is to praise, honor, bless, and even celebrate the name of the Lord our God. Consider the testimony of the psalms, for example: “Ascribe to the LORD the glory due his name; worship the LORD in the splendor of holiness” (Ps. 29:2). What is His name due? Glory!