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  • Does The World End When You Die?

    Contributed by Mark A. Barber on Jan 10, 2014
     | 1,652 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

  • Boredom On The Job Series

    Contributed by Jeff Strite on Jul 13, 2015
    based on 14 ratings
     | 15,110 views

    Boredom is a constant complaint of many workers, but Solomon points to the one thing that can turn the emptiness of the workplace into a powerful tool for our faith. What is this "one thing" that can makes such a big difference for us?

    Back in 2009, a 16-year-old British girl was fired from her office job because her manager saw - on Facebook - that she had said her job was “boring”. She was called into her manager's office and given the following letter: “Following your comments made on Facebook... we feel it ...read more

  • Essential Equipment, Purpose

    Contributed by David Radcliff on Nov 30, 2017
    based on 3 ratings
     | 5,496 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

  • One Cul-De-Sac After Another Series

    Contributed by Ed Vasicek on Nov 13, 2017
     | 4,327 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

  • Thinking People Want To Know Series

    Contributed by Richard Tow on Jul 25, 2017
    based on 1 rating
     | 10,311 views

    Sermon examines 3 mysteries in life that are significant for all humans, and are springboards for evangelism. This message came in answer to the question: How do you evangelize someone who does not believe the Bible.

    Ecclesiastes 1:1-14 12/18/16 Intro Last week we used a simple, little tool called The 4 Spiritual Laws to talk about evangelism. In that booklet were scriptures that we can share with non-Christians to help them understand the way of salvation. At the end of that message, Diana asked an ...read more

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

    Contributed by Michael Mccartney on Nov 1, 2007
    based on 4 ratings
     | 2,814 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

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

    Contributed by Terry Blankenship on Mar 13, 2012
    based on 3 ratings
     | 6,285 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

  • Work: The Achievement Syndrome Series

    Contributed by Jeffery Anselmi on Sep 17, 2014
     | 3,311 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 Place Of Rest

    Contributed by Sheldon Friesen on Jan 21, 2007
    based on 4 ratings
     | 2,608 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

  • The Simple Gifts Of Life Series

    Contributed by Pat Damiani on Feb 9, 2009
    based on 4 ratings
     | 4,529 views

    6th in a series from Ecclesiastes. when viewed from God’s perpsective, even the simple gifts in life can give us joy.

    I can still remember when we had a birthday party for Pam. Mary and I had bought her a small plastic slide, which we just knew that she and all her friends were going to love. So imagine our surprise when after we had taken the slide out of the box, all the kids had more fun playing with the empty ...read more

  • Learning To Understand And Enjoy Your Job

    Contributed by Greg Addison on Nov 5, 2008
    based on 9 ratings
     | 2,723 views

    Due to its importance in our lives, either our Christian life will impact our working life, or our working life will impact our Christian life. Therefore, we must develop a biblical perspective of our professional lives in order to avoid the trap of sin a

    Learning to UNDERSTAND and ENJOY Your Job THEME: Due to its importance in our lives, either our Christian life will impact our working life, or our working life will impact our Christian life. Therefore, we must develop a biblical perspective of our professional lives in order to avoid the trap ...read more

  • Where Is Your Heart In Relation To The Sun? Series

    Contributed by Paddy Venner on Apr 28, 2009
    based on 2 ratings
     | 2,483 views

    Under the sun we feel the heat of stress and pressure. Getting above it changes our vantage point and our perspective of life

    • A lot of what we do in life is directly related to how we see ourselves, and to how we see what we do. • If you see yourself as worth little you will hardly ever engage in something that you feel is of great value – almost as if you don’t see it as your place. • If you place little value in ...read more

  • Solomon, A Man Who Grew To Hate Life

    Contributed by Guy Glass on Aug 20, 2004
    based on 38 ratings
     | 4,705 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

  • Rich Fool

    Contributed by Paul Andrew on Jun 21, 2019
    based on 1 rating
     | 4,990 views

    There's an old story about a hermit who stumbled onto a cave in which was hidden an enormous treasure.

    18C There's an old story about a hermit who stumbled onto a cave in which was hidden an enormous treasure. The hermit, being old and wise, realized what he had discovered and immediately took to his heels and ran from the cave as fast as he could. But as he was running, he came upon three ...read more

  • How's Your "i" Problem? Series

    Contributed by Donald Mcculley on Dec 5, 2011
    based on 6 ratings
     | 3,122 views

    We all have it.

    HOW’S YOUR “I” PROBLEM? ECCLESIASTES 2:1-26 Introduction: How’s your “I” problem? I don’t have an eye problem. My vision is 20/20 thank you. I used to have a problem but I went from cataracts to contacts. You have an “I” problem! How dare you tell me I have an eye problem. I’m not ...read more