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  • When A Nation Is Directionally Challenged Series

    Contributed by Terry Blankenship on Mar 5, 2013
     | 3,894 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

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

    Contributed by Michael Mccartney on Jan 29, 2008
    based on 6 ratings
     | 9,037 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

  • Flies In The Ointment

    Contributed by Terry Hagedorn on Oct 6, 2007
    based on 11 ratings
     | 14,069 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

  • Csi Series

    Contributed by Donald Mcculley on Dec 5, 2011
    based on 1 rating
     | 4,427 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

  • Return To Sender Series

    Contributed by Thomas Swope on Aug 3, 2012
    based on 4 ratings
     | 17,182 views

    A study of the Gospel of Luke 13: 6 – 9

    Luke 13: 6 – 9 Return To Sender 6 He also spoke this parable: “A certain man had a fig tree planted in his vineyard, and he came seeking fruit on it and found none. 7 Then he said to the keeper of his vineyard, ‘Look, for three years I have come seeking fruit on this fig tree ...read more

  • Practical Advice With A Cynical Flavor Series

    Contributed by Ed Vasicek on Mar 5, 2018
     | 3,200 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

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

    Contributed by Pat Damiani on Jun 22, 2009
    based on 6 ratings
     | 10,346 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

  • Thick Headed Series

    Contributed by Thomas Swope on May 2, 2011
     | 5,237 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

  • Folly Series

    Contributed by Robert Leroe on May 21, 2006
    based on 14 ratings
     | 6,160 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

  • Do It With Thy Might

    Contributed by Robert Simmons on Oct 1, 2002
    based on 87 ratings
     | 12,335 views

    Challenge to the congregation to give God the best of your talents and labor.

    There was a young boy who was the son of a drifter. This boy worked as a store clerk for a while, but the store failed. He bought a partnership in another store, but it failed also. He ran for legislature and lost both times. He ran for vice-president and lost. He became the 16th President of the ...read more

  • A Fly In The Ointment (Life/Social Skills, Part One) Series

    Contributed by Ed Vasicek on Jan 5, 2004
    based on 31 ratings
     | 8,129 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.

    A Fly in the Ointment (Ecclesiastes 10:1-10) 1. And sometimes problems occur at just the right time: (1) the pain bothers you or the fever spikes right when you are seeing the doctor (2) or take this news story: "A flight in the United States proved lucky for a British woman who ...read more

  • Permaneciendo En Dios Series

    Contributed by Ruthie Velazquez-Paredes on Jan 18, 2016
     | 3,522 views

    HAY MOMENTOS EN LA VIDA QUE DESEAS DEJARLO TODO Y SALIR CORRIENDO, PERO DIOS TE DICE QUE PERMANEZCAS QUIETO, EL PELEARA TUS BATALLAS

  • What To Do With All Your Dead Flies

    Contributed by Ralph Andrus on Aug 15, 2005
    based on 20 ratings
     | 7,531 views

    Contrasting the Wise with the fool

  • The Fate Of All Fools

    Contributed by Victor Yap on Feb 5, 2017
     | 5,594 views

    Ecclesiastes 10

  • Dead Flies

    Contributed by James May on Apr 18, 2001
    based on 70 ratings
     | 12,834 views

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