Sermon Series
  • 1. Is Life Worth Living?

    Contributed on Mar 17, 2009
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    Introductory message for a series through Ecclesiastes

    SERIES: “BE SATISFIED” “IS LIFE WORTH LIVING?” ECCLESIASTES 1:1-3 Three guys are shipwrecked on a deserted island. They’ve been there for quite awhile. One day, a magic lamp washes up on the shore and they find it. One of them begins to rug the lamp and sure enough, out pops a ...read more

  • 2. Is Life Worth Living?

    Contributed on Mar 17, 2009
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    Introductory message for a series through Ecclesiastes

    SERIES: “BE SATISFIED” “IS LIFE WORTH LIVING?” ECCLESIASTES 1:1-3 Three guys are shipwrecked on a deserted island. They’ve been there for quite awhile. One day, a magic lamp washes up on the shore and they find it. One of them begins to rug the lamp and sure enough, out pops a ...read more

  • 3. The Search For Meaning

    Contributed on Mar 17, 2009
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    Life and its importance and meaning beyond this life.

    SERIES: “BE SATISFIED” “THE SEARCH FOR MEANING” ECCLESIASTES 1:1-18 A certain man had traveled quite a distance to attend the funeral of a relative. The man was utterly exhausted from his drive. During the visitation time, he dozed off in one of the chairs. Several attempts were ...read more

  • 4. The Search For Fulfillment

    Contributed on Mar 17, 2009
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    Fulfillment says that your deepest need is met and that you need look no further

    SERIES: “BE SATISFIED” “THE SEARCH FOR FULFILLMENT” ECCLESIASTES 2:1-26 Two prisoners are shackled to the wall of a deep dark dungeon. They’re spread-eagled, securely fastened by manacles and chains. Their hanging suspended, side-by-side, a few feet above the damp floor of the ...read more

  • 5. God's Plan And Purpose

    Contributed on Mar 17, 2009
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    When God is in the picture, all the seasons of life become fulfilling.

    SERIES: “BE SATISFIED” “GOD’S PURPOSE AND PLAN” ECCLESIASTES 3:1-22 It’s good to be back with you this morning. I hope you enjoyed your guest speakers this past week as much as I enjoyed having a vacation. Several weeks back, we started a series through the book of Ecclesiastes ...read more

  • 6. What's The Value?

    Contributed on Mar 17, 2009
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    True value is found in God’s image in us and in Christ’s death for us

    SERIES: “BE SATISFIED” “WHAT’S THE VALUE?” ECCLESIASTES 4:1-16 OPEN Stan Caffy was preparing for married life. He and his bride-to-be cleaned out their respective garages and donated everything to Goodwill. Caffy and his soon-to-be wife got rid of an assortment of clothes, ...read more

  • 7. Warnings About Worship

    Contributed on Jun 11, 2009
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    Not all worship is acceptable to God

    SERIES: “BE SATISFIED” “WARNINGS ABOUT WORSHIP” ECCLESIASTES 5:1-7 OPEN Some warnings seem humorous. I remember seeing a box some years back with the following label: WARNING! This box contains envelopes. It’s been reported that there is a sign posted on a Catholic church that ...read more

  • 8. Problems And More Problems

    Contributed on Jun 11, 2009
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    Dealing with perplexing problems

    BE SATISFIED “PROBLEMS AND MORE PROBLEMS” ECCLESIASTES 5:8-20 OPEN A woman’s husband had been slipping in and out of a coma for several months, yet she stayed by his bedside every single day. When he finally came to, he motioned for her to come nearer. When she leaned closer ...read more

  • 9. Concerning Wisdom

    Contributed on Jun 12, 2009
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    The importance of wise living

    SERIES: BE SATISFIED “CONCERNING WISDOM” ECCLESIASTES 7:10-29 Two young engineers applied for a single position at a computer company. They both had the same qualifications. In order to determine which individual to hire, the applicants were asked to take a test by the department ...read more

  • 10. Think About It

    Contributed on Jun 12, 2009
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    Solomon gives us some important things to consider

    SERIES: BE SATISFIED “THINK ABOUT IT” ECCLESIASTES 8:1-17 A young girl came into the kitchen one afternoon and complained that her stomach hurt. Her mother told her, “That’s because your stomach is empty. You just need something in it and you’ll be fine.” The mom fixed the little ...read more

  • 11. How To Live Before You Die

    Contributed on Jun 12, 2009
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    Solomon’s advice on living the abundant life.

    SERIES: BE SATISFIED “HOW TO LIVE BEFORE YOU DIE” (adapted from a message by Dave Stone) ECCLESIASTES 9:1-12 Remember that Solomon is towards the end of his life as writes the words in this book of Ecclesiastes. He has sought fulfillment in pleasure, in accomplishments, in good ...read more

  • 12. Great Expectations

    Contributed on Jun 12, 2009
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    Sometimes, things don’t work out the way we think they should. Trust God and live live to the fullest.

    SERIES: “BE SATISFIED” “GREAT EXPECTATIONS” ECCLESIASTES 9:11-10:15 I don’t know about you, but a lot of my life’s’ struggles are caused by my expectations. I find that I develop certain expectations out of life and out of people and when those expectations are not met, I can become ...read more

  • 13. Nothing Better

    Contributed on Jun 13, 2009
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    Solomon compares wordly wisdom with heavenly wisdom.

    SERIES: BE SATISFIED “NOTHING BETTER” ECCLESIASTES 7:1-9 OPEN We’re a people who like to compare one thing to another. We like to compare our favorite sports teams to other people’s favorite sports teams. We enjoy comparison shopping. We like to compare ourselves to other people. ...read more

  • 14. Living Life To The Fullest

    Contributed on Jun 13, 2009
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    When we risk according to God’s purpose, we are greatly rewarded.

    SERIES: BE SATISFIED “LIVING LIFE TO THE FULLEST” ECCLESIASTES 11:1-10 Chuck Swindoll tells about a sign along an Alaskan highway that reads: “Choose your rut carefully. You’ll be in it for the next 200 miles.” Lots of people are in ruts and don’t even know it. Most of us tend to ...read more

  • 15. In Conclusion...

    Contributed on Jul 17, 2009
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    Solomon’s final words about finding satisfaction in life.

    SERIES: BE SATISFIED “IN CONCLUSION…” (part of this message adapted from a message by Dave Stone) ECCLESIASTES 12:1-14 OPEN It’s great to be back with you this morning following a two-week vacation. We had a great time at the North American Christian Convention and bring you ...read more