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

    Contributed by Michael Mccartney on Nov 2, 2007
    based on 4 ratings
     | 1,872 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

  • The Place Of Rest

    Contributed by Sheldon Friesen on Jan 22, 2007
    based on 4 ratings
     | 1,378 views

    We live in a very tense, fast paced world that is in a hurry!

    The Place Of Rest Introduction We live in a very tense, uptight and fast paced world filled with hurry... A Washington newspaper carried the story of Tattoo the basset hound. Tattoo didn’t intend to go for an evening run, but when his owner shut the dog’s leash in the car door and took off ...read more

  • Google: What Are You Searching For? Series

    Contributed by Mark Canfield on Nov 9, 2006
    based on 4 ratings
     | 2,577 views

    Is there one site that has the answers to the most relevant questions we face everyday of our lives? During this 5 week series, join us as we search together for the solutions to life’s most basic questions.

    It’s Been said Life is like a Journey - Searching for the Answers Most Basic Questions - Life People spend - WHOLE Lives & Fortunes Looking for Meaning/Purpose Wouldn’t it be Great - ONE PLACE – Like Google – Where we could find – searching For? Type in “Meaning of Life” - 118 Million sites ...read more

  • The Key To Your Dreams Series

    Contributed by Kevin Higgins on Oct 17, 2006
    based on 9 ratings
     | 2,929 views

    Only Christ holds the key to our hearts deepest desires.

    Ecclesiastes 2:1-25 The Key To Your Dreams Woodlawn Baptist Church October 8, 2006 Introduction Show slideshow of billboards. What are your dreams? Almost all people have dreams of what they’d like to be or do or own. Last night I heard a lady say that she had dreamed of becoming a ...read more

  • The Matter Of The Heart Series

    Contributed by John Harvey on Oct 5, 2006
    based on 3 ratings
     | 1,399 views

    Developing a heart that seeks God above everythign else.

    Dare to Pursue “The Matter of the Heart” October 8, 2006 Me: We talked last week about spiritual gifts and how God has given each of us gifts to use to build up the church. We used the acrostic SHAPE to describe it. Today we are going to look at heart. The heart is an important aspect of ...read more

  • Work Hard, Pray Hard

    Contributed by Kevin Ruffcorn on Sep 23, 2006
    based on 8 ratings
     | 1,931 views

    We serve God and others in our daily labors and activities. As we share God’s love and the good news of Jesus Christ, God calls us to work hard and pray hard.

    Ecclesiastes 2:24-26, 12:9-14 “Work Hard, Pray Hard” INTRODUCTION For over one hundred years, the people of the United States have celebrated Labor Day on the first Monday of September. Labor Day began as a concession by the government for its poor, violent handling of the Pullman ...read more

  • Nothing Better Than

    Contributed by Steve Shepherd on Mar 13, 2006
    based on 208 ratings
     | 3,129 views

    A person can do nothing better than: 1- Find satisfaction in life 2- Recognize good 3- Seek to please God

    INTRO.- John 10:10 “The thief comes only to steal and kill and destroy; I have come that they may have life, and have it to the full.” Regardless of where we are on the economical, social or spiritual scale of life God wants us to experience the better life, a full life. And some things are ...read more

  • Dust In The Wind Series

    Contributed by Robert Leroe on Mar 3, 2006
    based on 26 ratings
     | 5,379 views

    The cause of human desolation is an unwillingness to believe, which takes God out of the picture. We are restless until we find our rest and purpose in God.

    Overcoming Futility...A Sermon Series on Ecclesiastes “Dust in the Wind,” chapter 2 -Pastor Bob Leroe, Cliftondale Congregational Church, Saugus, Massachusetts Back in the 70’s the classic rock band Kansas recorded a song that echoes the outlook of this chapter, “All we are is dust in the ...read more

  • Overwhelmed

    Contributed by Michael Mccartney on Oct 28, 2005
    based on 18 ratings
     | 3,864 views

    Many today in our society are chasing after the wind and ending up overwhelmed and stressed in their lives. The result of this state is that many are robbed of their joy in life.

    Overwhelmed! On the lighter side: FOR THOSE WHO TAKE LIFE TOO SERIOUSLY...... * Save the whales. Collect the whole set * A day without sunshine is like, night * On the other hand, you have different fingers. * I just got lost in thought. It was unfamiliar territory. * 42.7 percent of all ...read more

  • Solomon, A Man Who Grew To Hate Life

    Contributed by Guy Glass on Aug 20, 2004
    based on 38 ratings
     | 2,975 views

    As we approach the book of Ecclesiastes, we get a profound glimpse into the later years of the life of Solomon, King of Israel, and gifted by God with intelligence far beyond his contemporaries. Yet, as Solomon aged, his focus changed, he was drawn away

    KING SOLOMON A Man Who Grew To Hate Life Ecclesiastes 2 INTRODUCTION: As we approach the book of Ecclesiastes, we get a profound glimpse into the later years of the life of Solomon, King of Israel, and gifted by God with intelligence far beyond his contemporaries. Yet, as Solomon aged, his ...read more

  • The Empthiness Of Good Feeling

    Contributed by Dennis Selfridge on Jan 30, 2004
    based on 24 ratings
     | 1,983 views

    Just feeling good is not what is all about

    "People are just about as happy as they’re willing to be." -- Abraham Lincoln "Don’t mistake pleasures for happiness. They’re a different breed of dog." -- Josh Billings "No one can make you feel inferior without your consent." -- Eleanor Roosevelt "The problem with the rat race is that ...read more

  • What Are You Pursuing In Life?

    Contributed by Dennis Selfridge on Jan 13, 2004
    based on 25 ratings
     | 3,988 views

    We need to find that life under the sun will not satify

    Comments received by the Forest Service on registration sheets and comment cards by backpackers completing wilderness camping trips: "A small deer came into my camp and stole my bag of pickles. Is there a way I can get reimbursed? Please call." "Escalators would help on steep uphill sections." ...read more

  • The Test: Is Foolishness The Better Choice? Series

    Contributed by Ed Vasicek on Oct 17, 2003
    based on 28 ratings
     | 2,159 views

    Both foolishness and wisdom fail to satisfy. Both lead us to find the answer somewhere else.

    The Test: Is Foolishness the Better Choice? (Ecclesiastes 2) Note: The illustrations in this sermon were mostly borrowed from Sermon Central Intro 1. This is the 100th anniversary of powered flight! It was 100 years ago that the Wright Brothers successfully flew the first airplane at ...read more

  • Chasing After... Career Series

    Contributed by Jim Black on Jul 23, 2003
    based on 45 ratings
     | 6,504 views

    We seek meaning for our lives in the very same places the Teacher looked in Ecclesiastes ... and are all ultimately meaningless without God.

    American Idols: #1 Work Ecclesiastes 2:17-23 We’re beginning a new series tonight entitled "American Idols." You may be familiar with the popular Fox television show where contestants show off their singing talents and vie to become the next "American Idol." You’d have to have been on another ...read more

  • Seedtime And Harvest Series

    Contributed by James Carter on Jul 26, 2002
    based on 47 ratings
     | 5,807 views

    In order for you to get to the harvest that God has for you, something has to be planted.

    I know most everybody is use to the scripture for giving (tithing) Luke 6: 38 or Malachi 3: 10, but I have found two other scriptures that breakdown God’s theory on seed time and harvest. The time is coming (and now is) that it won’t be us harvesting our blessing, but the “sinner” will be bringing ...read more