Monday, March 14, 2016

On the car ride to school this morning, my high schooler described a current meme about everyone's grave being the same size.

Something like this:

And he said that people are countering this idea with pictures of pyramids and such.

"Well, of course," I said.

"I grew up next to a cemetery and we could tell from the size of the stones who had money. Ecclesiastes conveys this idea better when it says that both the wise and the fool end up in the same condition."

"But, that's not true," my son protested. "The fool goes to hell."

"The afterlife doesn't factor into the book's theology at all."

"Well, then, Ecclesiastes shouldn't be in the Bible!"

So, we didn't even get into the biblical truth behind the "I'm spending my children's inheritance" bumper sticker! Eccl. 2:18-19

Eccl. 2:16