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  • The Meaning Of Meaninglessness

    Contributed by Glenn Pease on Mar 12, 2021
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    The Bible rejects the idea that all is meaningful. It stresses the reality of the meaningless, for the more we know of this reality, the more we will strive to avoid it and stay on the road of meaningfulness.

    Pastor W. Robert McClelland had to endure the painful experience of hearing his grown son curse God and cry out in angry rebellion at Him. His son had worked hard for congressman Jerry Litton in his senatorial campaign. When the polls closed that Tuesday night and Litton come through with an more

  • Restless Hearts Series

    Contributed by W Pat Cunningham on Feb 24, 2019

    The active atheist's life is not only meaningless,. . . but tragic in the worst sense, because, absent a miracle, he turned his back on a free offer of eternal joy.

    Seventh Sunday in Course 2019 For the Catholic Students Group Today our Office readings begin a series from the book of Ecclesiastes, or Qoheleth, which means “the Teacher.” It is one of the best-known of the Wisdom books of the OT, purportedly written by King Solomon, who, at least in his youth, more

  • Life Worth Living

    Contributed by Jeff Kautz on Jan 5, 2019

    What does a life worth living look like

    Life Worth Living-1 4-18.docx Ecclesiastes 1:4-18 If we look at the books of the Bible today, the book of Ecclesiastes the most relevant It has today’s world woven through the fabric of every page Whether or not we are willing to admit it, deep within most of us there is this restless, more

  • Disappointed With Life Series

    Contributed by Ed Vasicek on Nov 6, 2017
    based on 1 rating

    The let down of life will get to us sometime, somewhere.

    Disappointed With Life (Ecclesiastes 1:1-18) Note: This is a revision of my 2003 sermon on the same text. Quite a few secondary changes and refinements. 1. A 5-year-old boy who came to his mother & asked, "Where did I come from?" The mother took a deep breath because she had dreaded the more

  • Ecclesiastes Chapter One Series

    Contributed by Tom Shepard on Mar 20, 2017
    based on 3 ratings

    This is a verse by verse look at the first chapter of Ecclesiastes - verse by verse.

    Ecclesiastes Chapter One Ecclesiastes 1:1 (NASB) The words of the Preacher, the son of David, king in Jerusalem. Verse one identifies the author as Solomon. The Hebrew word that is translated preacher is a word that means a collector of sentences. It can mean a preacher, a lecturer, a more

  • The Chief Purpose Of Life

    Contributed by Victor Yap on Feb 4, 2017

    Ecclesiastes 1

    THE CHIEF PURPOSE OF LIFE (ECCLESIASTES 1) When I told my wife I would be preaching from the book of Ecclesiastes she revealed to me for the first time that she attempted to do a study guide for the book but gave up after trying! The book is definitely not for easy digging, decoding or digesting. more

  • I Am Not The Greatest

    Contributed by Victor Yap on Feb 4, 2017

    Ecclesiastes 2

    I AM NOT THE GREATEST (ECCLESIASTES 2) Ecclesiastes begins with a resounding five-fold repetition of the word “vanity” in one verse, a literary abnormality even in repetition-heavy Jewish literature: Vanity of vanities, saith the Preacher, vanity of vanities; all is vanity (Eccl more

  • An Age Of Nonsense: "The Failure Of 'ism's"

    Contributed by Reverend Cooper Mcwhirter on Sep 29, 2016

    An Age when our "Yes" no longer means yes, and our "NO" no longer means no. When right is wrong and wrong is right!

    Sermon Preached at Grace Community Church (EPC) Sun City Grand, Surprise, AZ Sunday, August 5, 2001 by the Reverend Cooper McWhirter An Age of Nonsense: “The Failure of Isms” Ecclesiastes 1:12-18 Commencement is the one time each year when students get to hear a speaker say more

  • The Quest For Wisdom Series

    Contributed by John Hamby on Mar 10, 2016

    Solomon continues his search for meaning and purpose in life.

    A study of the Book of Ecclesiastes Finding Satisfaction In Life more

  • Can You Catch The Wind With Your Hands?

    Contributed by Mark A. Barber on Jan 13, 2014
    based on 1 rating

    All way to meaning apart from God is but a grasping for the wind. But the way of Christ is the way to meaning.

  • Rumors Of Another World

    Contributed by Jarrod Jones on Jun 19, 2013
    based on 2 ratings

    Our unquenchable desires for meaning and more declare that we are made for meaning and more, namely God, and therefore we will only find meaning and more (satisfaction) in Him alone.

    Introduction Blaise Pascal- 17th Century French/Christian Philosopher (Disinherited Prince Syndrome): Someone who had it all, then lost it all, then spends rest of life trying to recover what he knows down deep he once possessed (Meaning and More). “If I find in myself a desire which no more

  • A Life Worth Living Series

    Contributed by Terry Blankenship on Mar 13, 2012
    based on 3 ratings

    There are four questions we ask about life: Who am I? Where did I come from? Why am I here? Where am I going? These questions are asked by everyone at some point. Solomon asks all of those questions as he pursues the meaning in life.

    Ecclesiastes 1:1-18 A Life Worth Living There are four questions we ask about life: Who am I? Where did I come from? Why am I here? Where am I going? These questions are asked by everyone at some point. We want to know what our purpose for existence is. Introduction – Life, more

  • The Purposeless Driven Life Series

    Contributed by Donald Mcculley on Dec 5, 2011
    based on 5 ratings

    Have you ever thought about the purposeless driven life?

    THE PURPOSELESS DRIVEN LIFE Ecclesiastes 1:1-18 Introduction: Rick Warren has caught a lot of people’s attention with his books The Purpose Driven Church and The Purpose Driven Life. Have you ever thought about the purposeless driven life? This is the first sermon in a series on the more

  • Wealth + Power + Knowledge = Zero Series

    Contributed by Thomas Swope on Dec 11, 2010
    based on 1 rating

    A study of chapter 1 verses 1 through 18

    Ecclesiastes 1: 1 – 18 Wealth + Power + Knowledge = Zero 1 The words of the Preacher, the son of David, king in Jerusalem. 2 “Vanity of vanities,” says the Preacher; “Vanity of vanities, all is vanity.” 3 What profit has a man from all his labor in which he toils more

  • Chasing After The Wind

    Contributed by Monty Newton on Aug 3, 2010
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    We can live a meaningful life4 in a world filled with vain pursuits.

    Title: Chasing After the Wind Text: Ecclesiastes 1:12-18 Thesis: We can live a meaningful life in a world filled with vain pursuits. Introduction: The Book of Ecclesiastes is one of my favorite bible books… despite its reputation as somewhat of a downer, I find it to be filled more