Been There, Done That

There’s another great article at called “Solomon and the Emerging Church.” It’s a rather witty exposition of the passage from Ecclesiastes with the phrase, “nothing is new under the sun.” The author, Brian Orme, presents a careful look at the way that God does new things all of the time, while still affirming the truth of the Ecclesiastes passage. Here’s an excerpt from the article:

I also find it hard to believe that one of the disciples, at Pentecost, would have looked around and said, “You know, it’s great that the Spirit is moving, but really, there’s-nothing-new-under-the-sun”—in an effort to squelch what God was doing.