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  • Without God Life Makes No Sense. Ecclesiastes

    Contributed by Ronnie Miller on Jan 12, 2012
    based on 4 ratings
     | 9,509 views

    God blessed this man with everything that most humans try to achieve in life and he surpasses them all because of God's blessings of knowledge and riches.

    "Without God life makes no sense." Ecclesiastes 4:1-16 We come to the midpoint in our study in Ecclesiastes and I have always thought the reasoning and thoughts of Solomon in Proverbs ...Song of Solomon and here in Ecclesiastes are really fascinating. Why are his thoughts ...read more

  • 12 Secrets To Living An Abundant Life: 7 Series

    Contributed by James Lee on Dec 9, 2011
    based on 4 ratings
     | 3,958 views

    Working for an auto dealership as a master technician and making a lot more money than I do as a pastor didn’t bring true abundance. I was not happy, making money. God's Word show us ho to truly live the abundant life.

    This story was related by Donald Grey Barnhouse. Several years ago, two students graduated from the Chicago-Kent College of Law. The highest ranking student in the class was a blind man named Overton and, when he received his honor, he insisted that half the credit should go to his friend, ...read more

  • In Search Of The North Pole

    Contributed by J Jeffrey Smead on Feb 13, 2015
    based on 65 ratings
     | 17,778 views

    In the Book "Winnie the Pooh and the North Pole"; Christopher Robin has organized a band of animals on a journey to the North Pole. It seems to me, that this expedition to the North Pole is symbolic of our culture's quest for the spiritual.

    For those not familiar with an Anglican Service, there are four Scriptures readings before the Message. Today's assigned Lessons are: 2 Kings 2:1-12 Psalm 50:1-6 ; 2 Corinthians 4:3-6 ; and Mark 9:2-9 .; Children's stories .... Can often bring insight... to greater Spiritual Truths. In the ...read more

  • Mentoring Series

    Contributed by Tim Smith on May 28, 2015
     | 7,810 views

    This sermon looks at why we mentor others in the faith and leadership

    Mentoring Proverbs 27:17 and Ecclesiastes 4:9-10 History often turns on the smallest of events. Two hundred miles northwest of Jerusalem is a small Mediterranean island called Cyprus. On this island lived a man named Joses who was an unassuming Jew. We don’t know how he came to faith in ...read more

  • Life's Not Fair Series

    Contributed by Jeff Strite on Jul 19, 2015
    based on 15 ratings
     | 26,900 views

    Solomon is troubled by the unfairness of life. But he was the king - why didn't he just legislate away injustice and punish all the wrong-doers and give away some his vast wealth to feed the poor? Why wouldn't that work?

    OPEN: Awhile back there was an article that appeared in a Kentucky newspaper which read: "I used to think I was poor. Then they told me I wasn't poor, I was needy. Then they told me it was self-defeating to think of myself as needy, that I was culturally deprived. Then they told me ...read more

  • The Need For Community Series

    Contributed by Michael Deutsch on Jul 31, 2015
     | 5,169 views

    A look at chapter 4. We need to live within community.

    Three is Better Than One Ecclesiastes 4:1-12 August 2, 2015 We’re in week 4 of looking at Life Lessons from Ecclesiastes. Again, this is not very optimistic literature, but if we’re willing we can find the hope in this book. Solomon is the writer and he’s trying to find ...read more

  • Build A Team-- Synergism

    Contributed by Wade Martin Hughes, Sr on Jul 29, 2015
     | 4,376 views

    What does it take to build a team? Team work is beautiful. If people would pull together and not worry about who gets the credit... The lineman must block for the quarterback to win.

    TEAM: Build A TEAM! SYNERGISM By Wade Martin Hughes, Sr. Kyfingers@aol.com As kids we sang a song: LET US ALL PULL TOGETHER, TOGETHER, TOGETHER --- LET US ALL PULL TOGETHER --- HOW HAPPY WE WILL BE! HOW DO WE MEASURE SUCCESS? We measure by the car you drive? Square footage of the house? ...read more

  • Strength In Numbers

    Contributed by Derrick Tuper on Sep 19, 2016
     | 21,223 views

    In Ecc. 4:9-12 Solomon talks about the benefits of relationships. He gives reasons why two are better than one. No matter what kind of relationship you have: church, family, friends or romantic, there’s great value where two or more are gathered.

    STREGNTH IN NUMBERS Ecc. 4:9-12 INTRODUCTION: A few weeks ago I did a sermon called Helping Hands which highlighted the importance of the church working together. In Ecc. 4 Solomon talks about the benefits of relationships. So, no matter what kind of relationship you have, whether it’s ...read more

  • Praying With Others Lesson 3 Series

    Contributed by Elmer Towns on Sep 19, 2016
     | 3,530 views

    Praying with others is both powerful and practical to get answers to prayers

    A. WHAT I WANT YOU TO LEARN! 1. That two people praying together is both powerful and practical to get answers to prayers. 2. Praying with a prayer partner challenges you to pray for even bigger things. 3. Apply the power of agreement-prayer to see God actively work in your ...read more

  • Strength In Numbers Series

    Contributed by Rick Burdette on Oct 25, 2016
    based on 4 ratings
     | 10,072 views

    Strength, Unity, Purpose, Encouragement

    A PARTNERSHIP WITH PURPOSE - Strength in Numbers Ecclesiastes 4:8-12 (p. 463) October 30, 2016 Introduction: Ecclesiastes starts out “The words of the teacher.” The Hebrew word that’s used there is “Koheleth.” The NIV translates it ...read more

  • Chasing The Wind - Work? Series

    Contributed by Michael Mccartney on Mar 19, 2017
     | 4,281 views

    Is work meaningless? Is it like chasing after the wind? According to Solomon it is if you are working for the wrong reason and for the wrong person. We need to work for God not men or money and we need to keep it proper balance and be on the side were the

    Opening Illustration: From Blue Fish TV – “Wake” Series: Chasing the Wind – Ecclesiastes Transition read before song: Solomon states in Ecc. 1:2-4; 8; 14: “Meaningless! MEANINGLESS!” SAYS THE TEACHER. “UTTERLY MEANINGLESS!” Everything Is meaningless.” What does man gain from his labor at which ...read more

  • Ecclesiastes Chapter Four Series

    Contributed by Tom Shepard on Mar 24, 2017
    based on 4 ratings
     | 7,751 views

    This is a verse by verse look at Ecclesiastes chapter four.

    Ecclesiastes Chapter Four Ecclesiastes 4:1 Then I looked again at all the acts of oppression which were being done under the sun. And behold I saw the tears of the oppressed and that they had no one to comfort them; and on the side of their oppressors was power, but they had no one to comfort ...read more

  • Balancing Life On The High Wire Series

    Contributed by Ed Vasicek on Oct 17, 2016
     | 4,121 views

    To some of us, seeking to live a balanced life is natural; to others, it is anything but natural. Nonetheless, the only way to obey all of Gods commands is through balance; we prefer to pick and chose instead.

    Balancing Life on the High Wire (Topical) 1. A single man was enjoying a meal in a fancy restaurant and there was a gorgeous woman sitting at the next table. He had noticed her since he sat down, but lacked the nerve to speak to her. Suddenly she sneezed, and her glass eye came flying out of ...read more

  • One Is A Lonely Number. Synergism.

    Contributed by Wade Martin Hughes, Sr on Apr 19, 2017
     | 4,354 views

    Elijah jump to the conclusion he was the only one serving God. Not so, one city had 7,000 faithful. When we focus on the obstacles we tend to lose sight of the goal. Pull together...

    ONE IS A LONELY NUMBER! THE POWER OF SYNERGISM! By Wade Martin Hughes, Sr. Kyfingers@aol.com I WAS AT DIARY QUEEN looking at a bunch of bananas? Study them? While the bananas all together they are safe. WHEN A BANANA GETS BROKEN AWAY FROM THE BUNCH IT IS IN GREAT DANGER OF BEING SKINNED ...read more

  • Cord Of Three Strands

    Contributed by Troy Borst on May 4, 2017
     | 11,864 views

    A story illustrating the truth of "A cord of three strands is not easily broken."

    CORD OF THREE STRANDS Ecclesiastes 4:9-12 #fellowship THREE STRANDS STORY (P) Once upon a time, there was a tall tower that stretched high into the sky. The top of the tower held a glass bowl filled with the “Water of Life.” Anyone who reached the top of the tower could drink from the ...read more