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  • Breaking Through

    Contributed by John Mccormack on Nov 2, 2013
     | 1,799 views

    ALL IS NOT VANE IN CHRIST!

    BREAKING THROUGH OBSERVATION: MANY SCHOLARS ACKNOWLEDGE SOLOMON AS THE AUTHOR OF ECCLESIASTES. BIBLE SCHOLARS DO NOT AGREE ON THE DATE OF THE WRITING. A GOOD THEME WOULD BE LIFE WITHOUT GOD IS MEANINGLESS. INTERPRETATION: ECCLESIASTES 2: 9 (NKJV) SO I BECAME GREAT AND EXCELLED MORE ...read more

  • Does The World End When You Die?

    Contributed by Mark A. Barber on Jan 10, 2014
     | 1,656 views

    Spend your kid's inheritance while you can. After all the world will die with you. This is the wisdom of the world. Is that any way to live? And what happens to you when you die?

    Does the World End when You Die? Ecclesiastes 2:12-23 Does the world end when you die? For many, the answer is yes. These people would say that the world came into existence when they became aware of it as an infant, when they could identify themselves for the first time. These same people ...read more

  • Is It All About Me?

    Contributed by Mark A. Barber on Jan 13, 2014
     | 2,543 views

    Some people think the world is about them and let you know that.

    Is it All About Me? Ecclesiastes 2:1-11 Some would call the generation we live in today the “me” generation as though this was something new under the sun. Yet the “me” generation has long and continuing roots in the past. The Preacher shows this thinking was in his ...read more

  • I Can't Get No...satisfaction Series

    Contributed by Terry Blankenship on Mar 13, 2012
    based on 3 ratings
     | 6,289 views

    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 in their life. Solomon experiences it all in his hedonistic pursuits. But are we real

    Ecclesiastes 2:1-26 I Can’t Get No…Satisfaction! 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 in their life. We all want to know what our purpose for existence ...read more

  • The God Of Pleasure Series

    Contributed by Jim Kilson on Nov 7, 2014
     | 3,152 views

    Part 2 of 5 in a series on the false gods of this world (i.e. of our own creation) that vie to be the ultimate object of our worship.

    INTRODUCTION: When our kids are little we take them to visit a pediatrician for “check-ups.” How are their eyes, their ears, and their growth rate? If anything is wrong with their physical health, we are glad to discover it, and move toward healing, though perhaps more infrequent, we ...read more

  • Solomon's Trophy Case

    Contributed by Larry Turner on Aug 12, 2016
    based on 4 ratings
     | 4,291 views

    Many NFL players achieved great success but never achieved the greatest, winning the Super Bowl. The aged Solomon reflects on the fact that he had huge success but was lacking the greatest.

    Are you ready for some Carolina Panther’s football? Our first preseason game was Thursday night. A lot of sports analysts are predicting Carolina to once again be the NFC Champs and go to the Super Bowl, this time to win. We have the MVP and number one rated player in the NLF on our team in ...read more

  • When All You Have Ever Wanted Is Not Enough Series

    Contributed by John Hamby on Mar 10, 2016
     | 12,551 views

    Dealing with people who live under the false hope of "I will be happy ....?

    A study of the Book of Ecclesiastes Finding Satisfaction In Life Sermon # 3 ...read more

  • One Cul-De-Sac After Another Series

    Contributed by Ed Vasicek on Nov 13, 2017
     | 4,331 views

    If you had everything you wanted, your life would be meaningless. The answer is found in surrender to God and freedom to enjoy life’s simple pleasures.

    One Cul-de-sac After Another (Ecclesiastes 2:1-26) 1. Human beings are different from animals in many ways. Animals don’t worry about purpose in life, leaving a permanent mark on society. The quest for meaning should lead us to God, but, unfortunately, we try to find meaning somewhere ...read more

  • Essential Equipment, Purpose

    Contributed by David Radcliff on Nov 30, 2017
    based on 3 ratings
     | 5,512 views

    Do you know what your purpose is? What is it that drives you, what motivates you?

    ESSENTIAL EQUIPMENT, PURPOSE Ecclesiastes 2:1 – 26 & Philippians 3:7-14 Do you know what your purpose is? What is it that drives you, what motivates you? Last week while Sara was at the quartet convention Jonathan was feeling sympathetic toward me and decided we’d get take out from either ...read more

  • A Wandering Desire

    Contributed by Timothy Darling on Feb 20, 2007
    based on 2 ratings
     | 1,532 views

    We like to think of God’s blessings as being rewards for good behavior. That is not always the case. In many cases they are given so that we can benefit the kingdom of God, whether through giving to Him or to others and so strengthening other believers.

    A Wandering Desire Ecclesiastes 2:10 Ecclesiastes takes us on a journey through Solomon’s life and pursuits. A survey of Solomon’s life shows us that he tried many things in his life. These pursuits are discussed in the historical books of 1 Kings, 2 Chronicles and Ecclesiastes. In the ...read more

  • "Are The Wise Really Wise?" Ecc Pt 3 Series

    Contributed by Michael Mccartney on Nov 1, 2007
    based on 4 ratings
     | 2,817 views

    Are the wise really wise if they do not have God in their lives? Solomon says “No they are not!”

    “Are the wise really wise?” Ecclesiastes 2:12-26 Opening Timer Illustration: Set timer for 30 minutes – Did you know - What happens in 30 minutes? “Mission Maker Magazine”, page 18, Edition 2008, (www.WorldChristianDatabase.org). 7,764 souls began life in the world 3,444 souls meet Jesus ...read more

  • Spiritually Bankrupt

    Contributed by Gregory Thomas on Jan 7, 2008
    based on 31 ratings
     | 3,111 views

    Shows how the abundance of pleasure can bankrupt the Spirit.

    Spiritually Bankrupt Ecclesiastes 2: 1-3 1) I said in mine heart, go to now, I will prove thee with mirth , therefore enjoy pleasure: and, behold, this also is vanity. 2) I said of laughter, it is mad: and of mirth, What doeth it? 3) I sought in mine heart to ...read more

  • Work: The Achievement Syndrome Series

    Contributed by Jeffery Anselmi on Sep 17, 2014
     | 3,313 views

    Work is a necessity and can be a joy, but when our focus gets off kilter, we will not be satisfied! Solomon writes of his frustration with work and life. Let's see what we learn to avoid the frustration!

    INTRODUCTION • Video Clip from Family Man- WingClips • SLIDE #1 • Today as we conclude our Rhythm of Life series, we will explore an area of life that can get out of rhythm with the rest of our life, when this area rages out of control it will have negative effects on our ...read more

  • The Empty Expedition Of Enjoyment Series

    Contributed by James Mcdonald on Sep 18, 2007
    based on 3 ratings
     | 3,325 views

    Solomon’s personal testimony of his empty expedition to find satisfaction without God.

    The Empty Expedition of Enjoyment Illustration This past Tuesday, Stacy and I went up to Freeport to encourage a local homeschooling support group. The group had advertised the event in their area, seeking to increase attendance a bit. I received an email from a friend of mine, Bob, who attends ...read more

  • "What's Wrong With Pleasure?" Ecc. Pt 2 Series

    Contributed by Michael Mccartney on Oct 22, 2007
    based on 7 ratings
     | 7,871 views

    What is wrong with the pursuit of pleasure? Answer: It will become a tyrannical god – an idol that will never satisfy – it will never bring eternal meaning to your life.

    “What is wrong with pleasure?” Ecclesiastes Pt. 2 Illustration: My timer is set for 30 minutes again: You may be thinking, “How many people will die in the world in 30 minutes?” The answer is 3,240 people. But here is a major problem - It is estimated that only 7% of the world’s population is ...read more