Remember your Grand Creator by using your abilities to serve him while you are young

12:1, 13

  • Many youths have the health and vigor to tackle exciting and challenging assignments

  • Youths should use their time and energy in God’s service before old age limits them

Solomon used poetic language to describe the challenges of old age

12:2-7

  • Verse 3: “The ladies looking out the windows find it dark”

    Diminished vision

  • Verse 4: “The daughters of song grow faint”

    Diminished hearing

  • Verse 5: “The caper berry bursts”

    Diminished appetite