Sept 3 – My One Sentence Bible

What is My One Sentence Bible?

9-3-09: Too many dreams of tomorrow’s greatness and too many words to describe them are meaningless to God. They only tear you away from Him. Ecc 5:7

Those seeking money and fame will never have enough of either. Be content in God. Ecc 5:10

Naked you’re born; naked you’ll die. Tell me then, what good was making work/ministry your #1 priority if you can’t take it with you? Ecc 5:15-17

Here’s a note to living people: You’re going to die someday. Stop looking back in life at the ‘good old days’ and start living it. Ecc 7:2-10

Listen up: Having an answer for everything in every situation destroys your relationship with God! Ecc 7:16

“There is not a righteous man on earth who does what is right and never sins.” Ecc 7:20

When people talk trash about you remember that you know you’ve talked trash about someone as well. Ecc 7:21-22

Can you take your praise with you when you die? Then why did you seek it out and try to accumulate it? Ecc 8:10

Much love.

About Andrew Marin

Andrew Marin is President and Founder of The Marin Foundation ( He is the award winning author of two books and a DVD curriculum, and his new book Us Versus Us: The Untold Story of Religion & the LGBT Community, will release June 2016. Since 2010 Andrew has been asked by the United Nations to advise their various agencies on issues of bridging opposing worldviews, civic engagement, and Christian involvement in reconciliation. He is currently based St. Andrews, Scotland where he is researching and teaching at the University of St. Andrews, earning his PhD in Divinity. His research focuses on the theology and praxis of social reconciliation between victims and their perpetrators. Andrew is married to Brenda, and you can find him elsewhere on Twitter (@Andrew_Marin), Facebook (AndrewMarin01), and Instagram (@andrewmarin1).