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  • Growing Old Gracefully

    Contributed by Gene Haraldsen on Jul 15, 2004
    based on 159 ratings
     | 52,122 views

    Like it or not, all of us grow older...all of us age. Some enjoy joking about aging....but deep down inside growing old is something many dread....and fear.....and are willing to do anything to avoid.

    Growing Older Gracefully Ecclesiastics 12:1-7 It seems to me that one of the things that some people joke about most in life is aging...One way we do this is by comparing our lives to our children’s lives. All of us have had our parents say things like: • In my day I walked to school up ...read more

  • What Not To Do When Low Series

    Contributed by John Telgren on May 6, 2003
    based on 6 ratings
     | 4,375 views

    If you get into the spiritual lows, among the things you should not do is get angry and play the blaming game. Another thing you should not do is get comfortable with it.

    I don’t feel in touch with God anymore. I have to drag myself and my family to worship. We have been coming less and less. I feel apathetic about my Lord. I rarely pray. I hardly ever read my Bible or anything else that might stimulate my spirituality. I always seem to be unhappy with the ...read more

  • Right Priorities = Life Fulfillment Series

    Contributed by Darrell Stetler Ii on May 9, 2004
    based on 104 ratings
     | 29,546 views

    The secret to a fulfilling, meaningful life is not in pleasure, drink, job, fame or power. . . so where is it? The answer is in making God your priority: "Remember your Creator in the days of your youth..." *HANDOUT INCLUDED*

    Sermon #2 - The Foundation of Fulfillment: Start With God Last week, we found in our study that fulfillment doesn’t come with anything that the world has to offer. Even the people that have reached the level that they were reaching for, have found that it doesn’t fulfill. For instance, <ILLUS> ...read more

  • The Jangler? The Pressure Cooker?

    Contributed by Wade Martin Hughes, Sr on Sep 2, 2003
    based on 13 ratings
     | 5,508 views

    Today life is crushing people with pressure and problems, God has a plan to develop us and grow us above the storm.

    THE JANGLER? THE PRESSURE COOKER By Wade Martin Hughes, Sr. Kyfingers@aol.com I have found out the the Jangler on a presser cooker is called a LUBBER! Ecclesiastes 12 is a beautiful poetic story about life and the aging process. There are several verses that have a hidden story about worry and ...read more

  • More Tragic Than Death

    Contributed by Leo Launio on Oct 24, 2003
    based on 74 ratings
     | 16,581 views

    Life is full of tragedy—sickness, lost of jobs, lost of possessions, lost of health, and death. But the greatest tragedy in life is living a life apart from God.

    October 23, 2003 INTRODUCTION: Cemetery Marker Some time ago, a man was trying to trace his family origin. In the process of his research he visited several cemeteries collecting information from the markers. At one place he came across a monument with the following inscription: Pause now ...read more

  • The Pursuit Of Happiness

    Contributed by Francis Camacho on Jul 9, 2002
    based on 130 ratings
     | 13,240 views

    The Four "R"s of Happiness based on Ecclesiastes 12

    The Pursuit of Happiness Ecclesiastes 12:1 – 8; 13 & 14 Ecclesiastes 12: 1-8; 13-14 1 So remember your Creator in the days of your youth -- before the difficult days come, and the years draw near when you will say, "I have no pleasure in them"; 2 before the sun and the light of the moon and the ...read more

  • Nothing New

    Contributed by Michael Treston on Jun 10, 2001
    based on 64 ratings
     | 5,199 views

    ntohing new under the sun

    A wise man once said there really is nothing new under the sun. Technology may have changed, the world may have grown taller with sky scrapers, our horizons may look different as city upon city emerges out of the dust. But basically at the end of the day nothing has changed. ...read more

  • "The Days Of Thy Youth"

    Contributed by Kenneth Trent on Jul 27, 2003
    based on 201 ratings
     | 61,116 views

    The challenge given by the writer of Ecclesiates to the youth of his generation is a challenge that needs to be sounded to every generation.

    THE DAYS OF THY YOUTH "Remember now thy Creator in the days of thy youth, before the difficult days come, and the years draw near when you say: ’I have no pleasure in them." Ecclesiates 12:1 The challenge given by the writer of Ecclesiates to the youth of his generation is a challenge that needs ...read more

  • Forever Young

    Contributed by Alberto Valenzuela on Oct 11, 2006
    based on 3 ratings
     | 11,151 views

    Would it that we could all be forever young. Ponce de Leon begged and persuaded the king of Spain to grant him men and ships to search for the infamous “fountain of youth”.

    Forever Young One of my favorite songs is “Forever Young” sang by Rod Stewart. I don’t know if he wrote it, but he sings it. There is another song with the same title and theme sang by Bob Dylan. But Stewart’s is my favorite. May the Good Lord be with you down every road you roam And may ...read more

  • Snapshots In An Autumn Album

    Contributed by Joseph Smith on Jul 15, 2009
    based on 4 ratings
     | 8,931 views

    Contrasting Koheleth and Paul in the later season of their lives: one blames the young, the other gathers them; one mourns broken things, the other invests in ideas; one is anxious, the other trusts God for every need.

    This past weekend, as a part of our brief getaway, my wife and I spent two nights in an old farmhouse. The farmhouse dated from 1704 and was partly furnished with antiques. Now my wife loves antiques; I guess that’s why she puts up with me. So we took the tour of the house, especially the parlor ...read more

  • In Conclusion... Series

    Contributed by Michael Luke on Jul 17, 2009
    based on 4 ratings
     | 11,485 views

    Solomon’s final words about finding satisfaction in life.

    SERIES: BE SATISFIED “IN CONCLUSION…” (part of this message adapted from a message by Dave Stone) ECCLESIASTES 12:1-14 OPEN It’s great to be back with you this morning following a two-week vacation. We had a great time at the North American Christian Convention and bring you greetings ...read more

  • To Remember Them By

    Contributed by Joe Rowland on Jan 23, 2009
    based on 7 ratings
     | 4,894 views

    Have you ever had someone accept Jesus as Lord of there life on there death bed and you wondered did they really make it to Heaven? My Dad did exactly this. read this Sermon it will show you that God will confirm what His Word speaks.

    To Remember Them By Ecclesiastes 12:1-7 1 Remember now thy Creator in the days of thy youth, while the evil days come not, nor the years draw nigh, when thou shalt say, I have no pleasure in them; 2 While the sun, or the light, or the moon, or the stars, be not darkened, nor the clouds return ...read more

  • A Look Back At Life

    Contributed by Jon Mackinney on Sep 28, 2007
    based on 9 ratings
     | 6,510 views

    What a privelege, to take a look back at life through the eyes of the world’s wisest man, who knew now what really mattered.

    Passage: Ecclesiastes 12:1-14 Intro: There is a museum in Deadwood, SD, to the American West. 1. Inscription left by one prospector: 2. “I lost my gun. I lost my horse. I am out of food. The Indians are after me. But I’ve got all the gold I can carry.” 3. King Solomon had a lot, too. ...read more

  • Death: The End And The Beginning

    Contributed by Kenneth Trent on Feb 7, 2008
    based on 24 ratings
     | 8,699 views

    For both the sinner saved by grace and the lost sinner, death is both the end of one journey and the beginning of a new one.

    DEATH: THE END AND THE BEGINNING “…For man goes to his eternal home, And the mourners go about the streets. Remember your Creator before the silver cord is loosed, Or the golden bowl is broken, Or the pitcher shattered at the fountain, Or the wheel broken at the well. Then the dust ...read more

  • "Learn The Lesson – Be Wise!” Ecc. Pt 13 Series

    Contributed by Michael Mccartney on Feb 8, 2008
    based on 4 ratings
     | 8,927 views

    Solomon tells us to remember God now, understand that study can weary the body and then comprehend that it is the duty of everyone to fear God, keep His Commandments and live our life knowing that every deed we do in life will be evaluated at the Judgment

    “Learn the lesson – be wise!” Ecc. Part 13 Opening Illustration: From Blue fish TV “Wake” The lesson from the timer: What happens in 30 minutes? Have a timer with on the pulpit – set it for 30 minutes in front of everyone. The lesson from the timer is what motivated Solomon to write the book of ...read more