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  • Practical Advice With A Cynical Flavor Series

    Contributed by Ed Vasicek on Mar 5, 2018
     | 3,226 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
     | 5,692 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

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

    Contributed by Michael Mccartney on Jan 29, 2008
    based on 6 ratings
     | 9,139 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

  • Csi Series

    Contributed by Donald Mcculley on Dec 5, 2011
    based on 1 rating
     | 4,448 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

  • When A Nation Is Directionally Challenged Series

    Contributed by Terry Blankenship on Mar 5, 2013
     | 3,922 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

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

    Contributed by Pat Damiani on Jun 22, 2009
    based on 6 ratings
     | 10,398 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

  • Through Endolence The Rafters Sag

    Contributed by Dan Cale on Dec 15, 2003
    based on 16 ratings
     | 2,285 views

    This sermon explores the Christians duty to be salt and light in our communities. What has happened in America as the Church has lost it’s voice

    Through Slackness The Rafters Sag Ecclesiastes 10:16-20 This morning some of you might not like my topic. Some of you might go away from here upset that I have dared speak on this subject in the church. But I want to assure you that as sure as I am standing here today I believe God put this ...read more

  • Thick Headed Series

    Contributed by Thomas Swope on May 2, 2011
     | 5,245 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

  • Idle=i Dull

    Contributed by Michael Mccartney on Dec 31, 2001
    based on 26 ratings
     | 3,755 views

    The disease of idleness creates a life that is dull, lifeless, and unproductive. Usually idle people are the ones who have allowed everything around them to go to hell.

    IDLE = I DULL! Thesis: The disease of idleness creates a life that is dull, lifeless, and unproductive. Usually idle people are the ones who have allowed everything around them to go to hell. Main Texts: Ecclesiastes 10:18 18 If a man is lazy, the rafters sag; if his hands are idle, the ...read more

  • What To Do With All Your Dead Flies

    Contributed by Ralph Andrus on Aug 15, 2005
    based on 20 ratings
     | 7,556 views

    Contrasting the Wise with the fool

    - PowerPoint outline upon Request What To Do With All Your Dead Flies Fly Facts There are more insects in one square mile of rural land than human beings on the whole planet * There are 120,000 species of flies, ranging in size from 1/20th of an inch to 3 inches House Fly - Most common ...read more

  • Folly Series

    Contributed by Robert Leroe on May 21, 2006
    based on 14 ratings
     | 6,205 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

  • Dead Flies

    Contributed by James May on Apr 18, 2001
    based on 70 ratings
     | 12,851 views

    There are some characteristics of even those who are Christians that will cause the Spirit of God within to be ineffective.

    DEAD FLIES IN THE OINTMENT By Rev. James May Ecclesiates 10:1 Dead flies cause the ointment of the apothecary to send forth a stinking savour: so doth a little folly him that is in reputation for wisdom and honor. THE DEATH OF A TREE IT STARTED AS A SEEDLING ON THE SLOPES OF THE ...read more

  • Flies In The Ointment

    Contributed by Terry Hagedorn on Oct 6, 2007
    based on 11 ratings
     | 14,144 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

  • Sermon On The Sin Of Sloth

    Contributed by William Meakin on Nov 18, 2020
     | 464 views

    Sloth is considered one of the seven deadly sins

    Benjamin Franklin, an American polymath and one of the Founding Fathers of the United States once stated: “Dost thou love life? Then do not squander time, for that's the stuff life is made of.” Proverbs 15:19 states: “The way of a sluggard is like a hedge of thorns, but the path of the upright ...read more