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  • What's Your Pleasure? Series

    Contributed by Jeff Strite on Jul 6, 2015
    based on 12 ratings
     | 12,811 views

    Solomon looked for pleasure in his achievements, his possessions and in his entertainment and yet finds it all to be empty and meaningless. Is there something wrong with seeking pleasure, or is there another problem?

    OPEN: It was a 4th of July weekend and the family had gathered for a big meal together. In the kitchen was little 4 year old Johnny… and there on the edge of the cabinet sat the one thing he loved so much. It was a big, round, sure to be juicy, watermelon. He just couldn’t stop staring ...read more

  • "What's Wrong With Pleasure?" Ecc. Pt 2 Series

    Contributed by Michael Mccartney on Oct 22, 2007
    based on 7 ratings
     | 5,313 views

    What is wrong with the pursuit of pleasure? Answer: It will become a tyrannical god – an idol that will never satisfy – it will never bring eternal meaning to your life.

    “What is wrong with pleasure?” Ecclesiastes Pt. 2 Illustration: My timer is set for 30 minutes again: You may be thinking, “How many people will die in the world in 30 minutes?” The answer is 3,240 people. But here is a major problem - It is estimated that only 7% of the world’s population is ...read more

  • Dust In The Wind Series

    Contributed by Robert Leroe on Mar 3, 2006
    based on 26 ratings
     | 4,930 views

    The cause of human desolation is an unwillingness to believe, which takes God out of the picture. We are restless until we find our rest and purpose in God.

    Overcoming Futility...A Sermon Series on Ecclesiastes “Dust in the Wind,” chapter 2 -Pastor Bob Leroe, Cliftondale Congregational Church, Saugus, Massachusetts Back in the 70’s the classic rock band Kansas recorded a song that echoes the outlook of this chapter, “All we are is dust in the ...read more

  • Life Under The Sun V. Life Under The Son

    Contributed by James Vilgos on Dec 17, 2004
    based on 38 ratings
     | 7,929 views

    In Ecclesiates Solomon writes of the futility of life under the sun. Contrast this with life under the Son, Jesus, God the Son

    Life “Under the Sun” v. “Life Under the Son” Chaplain James Vilgos Scripture Reading Ecclesiastes 2:1-11 Life “under the s-u-n” v. life “under the S-o-n” When I was young a song titled Richard Cory was popular it was based on a poem of the same title, the lyrics state in part: They say ...read more

  • Falling Prey To The Popularity Trap

    Contributed by James Wilson on Nov 1, 2000
    based on 112 ratings
     | 6,332 views

    Teach the congregation to break free of the need to please others.

    Falling Prey to the Popularity Trip Ecclesiastes 2:14-16 14 The wise man's eyes are in his head, but the fool walks in darkness. And yet I know that one fate befalls them both. 15 Then I said to myself, "As is the fate of the fool, it will also befall me. Why then have I been extremely wise?" ...read more