|Ecclesiastes 7:4 |
4 The heart of the wise is in the house of mourning; but the heart of fools is in the house of merriment.1
1 The heart of the wise is in the house of mourning; but the heart of fools is in the house of merriment. Revelry or partying is identified by Paul in Gal. 5:19-21 as a work of the flesh, which disqualifies a man for any inheritance in the Kingdom of God; they will be banished from heaven, sent to the darkness of Hell:
Now the works of the flesh are manifest, which are: sexual immorality (including adultery and fornication), impurity, lust, idolatry (including covetousness), sorcery, hatred, arguments, jealousy, anger, ambition, divisiveness, factions, envy, drunkenness, revelry (partying), and the like; which I say beforehand, as I have said before, that those who do such things will not inherit the kingdom of God. Gal 5:19-21
From Mat 5:4 Blessed are those who mourn, for they shall be comforted. Blessed are those who mourn because they are slaves to sin, because they have no control over their emotions. Blessed are those who mourn because they have waited on and listened to the Holy Spirit, who shows them how they are slaves to sin, locked in selfishness, captive to lusts, and in bondage to their emotions, for they shall be comforted; for the same Holy Spirit of grace, both shows a man his sins and then removes them, purifying for himself a people who are his very own, zealous for good works. And: Blessed are you who weep now, for you shall laugh. Luke 6:21. But: Woe to you who laugh now! For you shall mourn and weep. Luke 6:25.