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  • Simplicity And Contentment Series

    Contributed by David Welch on Jun 11, 2018
     | 1,270 views

    This message continues the series on spiritual disciplines. Here we discuss the discipline of simplicity or contentment.

    Chico Alliance Church Pastor David Welch “Simplicity” The Path to Contentment Review Every Christian serious about a deeper walk with God and greater impact in our world must incorporate spiritual exercises as a way of life. These disciplines diminish the things that block our relationship ...read more

  • Essential Equipment, Purpose

    Contributed by David Radcliff on Nov 30, 2017
    based on 1 rating
     | 2,889 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
     | 1,794 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
     | 4,736 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

  • Poverty Can Be Caused By The Love Of Pleasure Series

    Contributed by Henry Trocino Jr. on Apr 1, 2017
     | 1,520 views

    Part 9 of the Sermon Series, "Rich Man Poor Man in Proverbs"

    "Whoever loves pleasure will be a poor man; he who loves wine and oil will not be rich" (Prov. 21:17). The two lines in Proverbs 21:17 give synonymously parallel meanings in a chiasm, as follows: A Whoever loves B pleasure C will be a poor man C1 will not be rich B1 wine and ...read more

  • Ecclesiastes Chapter Two Series

    Contributed by Tom Shepard on Mar 21, 2017
    based on 1 rating
     | 3,286 views

    This is a look at Ecclesiastes chapter two - verse by verse.

    Ecclesiastes Chapter Two Ecclesiastes 2:1 (NASB) I said to myself, "Come now, I will test you with pleasure. So enjoy yourself." And behold, it too was futility. Solomon conducted his search for life's meaning as an experiment. He first tried pursuing pleasure. He undertook great projects, ...read more

  • Chasing The Wind - Time! Series

    Contributed by Michael Mccartney on Mar 12, 2017
    based on 1 rating
     | 8,642 views

    Solomon tells us that timing is everything in life and life goes through many stages and we need to know what time it is.

    Timing! -- Ecclesiastes pt. 4 Opening Illustration: Blue Fish TV “There is a Time for everything!” Illustration: What happens in 30 minutes of time put the timer on set it for 30 minutes? Thesis: Solomon tells us that timing is everything in life and life goes through many stages and we ...read more

  • An Age Of Nonsense: "The Futility Of Labor" [part Three]

    Contributed by Reverend Cooper Mcwhirter on Sep 29, 2016
     | 1,428 views

    Passing the baton. Establishing proper motives

    Sermon Preached at Grace Community Church (EPC) Sun City Grand, Surprise, AZ Sunday, August 19, 2001 by the Reverend Cooper McWhirter An Age of Nonsense: “The Futility of Labor” Ecclesiastes 2:18-26 Many competitive sports are designed for the individual athlete [e.g., snow ...read more

  • Solomon's Trophy Case

    Contributed by Larry Turner on Aug 12, 2016
    based on 3 ratings
     | 2,008 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

  • I Did Not Sign Up For This (Life)! The Dilemma Of Our Lot In Life

    Contributed by Kelly Durant on Jul 16, 2016
     | 1,763 views

    Many people are unhappy about the life they have to live. Even the rich are not satisfied. In life we have to learn to suppress our selves from high expectations and just content ourselves in God's service!

    I Did Not Sign Up For This (Life)! The Dilemma of Our Lot In Life Kelly Durant Ecclesiastes 2:17 Therefore I hated life because the work that was done under the sun was distressing to me, for all is vanity and grasping for the wind. 2. How many of you have ever ordered a cheeseburger at a fast ...read more

  • When All You Have Ever Wanted Is Not Enough Series

    Contributed by John Hamby on Mar 10, 2016
     | 6,446 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

  • "I Hate Life" Series

    Contributed by John Hamby on Mar 10, 2016
     | 3,702 views

    Searching for the answer to the age old question, "Is life worth living?"

    A Study of the Book of Ecclesiastes: Finding Satisfaction In Life ...read more

  • Boredom On The Job Series

    Contributed by Jeff Strite on Jul 13, 2015
    based on 14 ratings
     | 11,005 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

  • What's Your Pleasure? Series

    Contributed by Jeff Strite on Jul 5, 2015
    based on 13 ratings
     | 14,572 views

    Solomon looked for pleasure in his achievements, his possessions and in his entertainment and yet finds it all to be empty and meaningless. Is there something wrong with seeking pleasure, or is there another problem?

    OPEN: It was a 4th of July weekend and the family had gathered for a big meal together. In the kitchen was little 4 year old Johnny… and there on the edge of the cabinet sat the one thing he loved so much. It was a big, round, sure to be juicy, watermelon. He just couldn’t stop staring ...read more

  • A Chasing After The Wind

    Contributed by Melvin Newland on May 4, 2015
    based on 4 ratings
     | 7,055 views

    Let's look at the Book of Ecclesiastes & review some of the things that Solomon tells us about his life - when he came to the edge of the cliff, what he saw, & the conclusions he reached. (PowerPoints available - #170)

    MELVIN M. NEWLAND, MINISTER RIDGE CHAPEL, KANSAS, OK (PowerPoints used with this message are available for free. Just email me at mnewland@sstelco.com and request #170.) ILL. Billy Graham once wrote, "I've met so many entertainment stars whose day is past. How unhappy & lonely & empty ...read more