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  • Practical Advice With A Cynical Flavor Series

    Contributed by Ed Vasicek on Mar 5, 2018
     | 1,142 views

    This life is nothing like a fairy tale where we live happily ever after. Life is a constant challenge, and we fare better at it if we embrace some realistic realizations, some of which seem slightly cynical and ironic.

    Practical Advice with A Cynical Flavor (Ecclesiastes 10:1-20) 1. The dictionary defines a cynic as, “a person who believes that people are motivated purely by self-interest rather than acting for honorable or unselfish reasons.” 2. One definition of the word “irony” is “a state of affairs ...read more

  • The Fate Of All Fools

    Contributed by Victor Yap on Feb 5, 2017
     | 2,850 views

    Ecclesiastes 10

    THE FATE OF ALL FOOLS (ECCLESIASTES 10) Mr Jones is driving past the state mental hospital when his left rear tire suffers a flat. While Mr Jones is changing the tire, another car goes by, running over the hub cap in which Mr Jones was keeping the lug nuts. the nuts are all knocked into a nearby ...read more

  • When A Nation Is Directionally Challenged Series

    Contributed by Terry Blankenship on Mar 5, 2013
     | 2,068 views

    Who am I? Why am I here? Where am I going? Three questions of importance in life. What happens to a nation who forgets her beginning? Solomon issues a challenge to review our purpose.

    Ecclesiastes 10:1-20 When a Nation is Directionally Challenged In 1976, Jimmy Carter, the former Govenor of Georgia, was elected to serve as POTUS. His four years brought high interest rates, long lines at the gasoline stations and the unheard of price of .76 a gallon gasoline. Our embassy in ...read more

  • Csi Series

    Contributed by Donald Mcculley on Dec 5, 2011
    based on 1 rating
     | 2,666 views

    Common Sense Instructions.

    CSI ECCLESIASTES 10:1-20 Introduction: CSI is a popular series currently airing weekly on our TV sets. CSI stands for Crime Scene Investigation. This sermon has nothing to do with a crime scene, but it has everything to do with “common sense instructions”. In chapter 10 Solomon ...read more

  • Thick Headed Series

    Contributed by Thomas Swope on May 2, 2011
     | 3,197 views

    A study of chapter 10 verses 1 through 20

    Ecclesiastes 10: 1 – 20 Thick Headed 1 Dead flies putrefy the perfumer’s ointment, and cause it to give off a foul odor; So does a little folly to one respected for wisdom and honor. 2 A wise man’s heart is at his right hand, but a fool’s heart at his left. 3 Even when a ...read more

  • It's Easier To Make A Stink Than To Create Sweetness Series

    Contributed by Pat Damiani on Jun 22, 2009
    based on 5 ratings
     | 6,682 views

    18th in a series from Ecclesiastes. It often only takes something small to ruin something great.

    When we were in Hawaii a couple of weeks ago, we watched as a couple of kids worked diligently to build a sand castle on the beach. They meticulously used their buckets and shovels to craft quite a castle, complete with sticks around the perimeter to protect it from intruders. Unfortunately for ...read more

  • "Are You Acting Like A Fool? Ecc. Pt 11 Series

    Contributed by Michael Mccartney on Jan 29, 2008
    based on 6 ratings
     | 5,653 views

    Solomon tells us in chapter 10 of his journal that we need to be wise and not a fool like many he has observed throughout his life.

    “Are you acting like a fool?” Ecc. - Pt. 11 Opening Illustration: Some people say and do foolish things for example: Here are some twisted facts from various media sources (not true but reported as true): The following information is from the website legendsofamerica.com. On average, 100 ...read more

  • Perseverance

    Contributed by Jeff Pearce on Oct 26, 2007
    based on 3 ratings
     | 2,153 views

    HOLDIN ON FOR JESUS

    PERSEVERANCE INTRO: HOLD ON!!!!!!!!!!!! 1: DETERMINATION A) THE ACT OF DECIDING DEFINITELY AND FIRMLY B) AN ACT C) SOMETHING THAT TAKES US DOING SOMETHING D) THE ACT, ACTION IS REQUIRED PHYSICAL OR MENTAL SOMETIMES BOTH POINT: THIS IS THE FIRST WORD USED IN THE MEANING OF PERSEVERANCE A ...read more

  • Flies In The Ointment

    Contributed by Terry Hagedorn on Oct 6, 2007
    based on 11 ratings
     | 8,889 views

    How to make your testimony stink.

    FLIES IN THE OINTMENT "Dead flies make the ointment of the apothecary to send forth a stinking savour." Ecclessiates 10:1 Ointment was a necessary luxury in Bible times. The anointing of the hair, face, and exposed skin was an important act of hygiene and grooming in the arid regions of the ...read more

  • Folly Series

    Contributed by Robert Leroe on May 21, 2006
    based on 13 ratings
     | 4,452 views

    Folly is useless thinking and action and comes from rejecting God’s wisdom. Solomon describes folly through a series of proverbs.

    Overcoming Futility—a sermon series on Ecclesiastes “Folly” &Ecclesiastes 10 -Pastor Bob Leroe, Cliftondale Congregational Church, Saugus, Massachusetts Jesus makes a strong statement in His Sermon on the Mount; He warns, “Anyone who calls someone a fool is in danger of the fire of hell” ...read more

  • A Change Will Do You Good

    Contributed by Pat Cook on Aug 30, 2005
    based on 13 ratings
     | 3,790 views

    This talks about the need for change in the church. Jesus saves, but the church sure doesn’t. Can we change our lives without embracing heresy?

    Ecclesiastes 10:10 – A Change Will Do You Good (NOTE: Most of my thinking for this flows from Brian MacLaren’s book "A New Kind of Christian". Some of this was really quite hard to say. Use with caution.) Pastor Rodney Buchanan shares a thought with us: We used to sing a song ...read more

  • What To Do With All Your Dead Flies

    Contributed by Ralph Andrus on Aug 15, 2005
    based on 20 ratings
     | 5,623 views

    Contrasting the Wise with the fool

  • Ordering Your Priorities For Max Fulfillment Series

    Contributed by Darrell Stetler Ii on May 16, 2004
    based on 64 ratings
     | 4,954 views

    There are so many things to do. . . it seems like our lives get busier every year! How do you cut through the clutter and decide what you should put first? Eccelsiastes gives us some answers. *HANDOUT INCLUDED*

    Today, I’m preaching to you about priorities. Here’s a guy who’s got his priorties mixed up: <ILLUS> Fans of the American Wild West will find in a Deadwood, South Dakota museum this inscription left by a beleaguered prospector: "I lost my gun. I lost my horse. I am out of food. The Indians ...read more

  • Two Flies In The Ointment Series

    Contributed by Ed Vasicek on Jan 13, 2004
    based on 21 ratings
     | 4,230 views

    Developing the right life skills and social skills can make our lives so much richer, our friendships deeper, and our level of happiness higher.

    Two Flies in the Ointment (Ecclesiastes 10:10-15) Note: This is the second part of my sermon titled, "A Fly in the Ointment" also posted on Sermon Central. INTRO 1. Talk about a rude awakening. The Reuters news service told a story about a man in January of 2004 who "woke with a jolt in ...read more

  • Personal Book Descriptions

    Contributed by Paul Fritz on Oct 18, 2000
    based on 19 ratings
     | 1,967 views

    Book descriptions and articles for missions

    1. Steps to Planting & Growing Churches - This guidebook is used as a textbook in many theological colleges around the world. It covers the Biblical basis for planting & growing churches in a contextualized manner. The book analyzes the principles, practices, & steps of planting & growing churches ...read more