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  • Oh Heart Bowed Down With Sorrow Series

    Contributed by David Owens on May 3, 2021
     | 486 views

    The emotions that we will undergo during grieving our losses will possibly be the most painful and confusing experiences we will ever have. God has given us the ability to grieve and has given us spiritual principles and resources to help us through the process.

    A. There is an old Chinese parable about a woman whose only son died. 1. As you can imagine, she was grief-stricken beyond consolation. 2. She made her way to an old, wise man seeking his assistance. 3. She was surprised and hopeful when he promised to give her back her son if she would bring him ...read more

  • Letting Go!?

    Contributed by Michael Deutsch on Nov 30, 2019
     | 2,633 views

    An advent series looking at letting go of what we hold onto which holds us back from experiencing Jesus.

    Letting Go?! December 1, 2019 Have you taken inventory lately? As I approach this Christmas season, it seems like I’ve been doing that . . . which leads to this message. Do you have a lot of STUFF in your house? I mean, more stuff than you need? Can people mistake your home with an episode of ...read more

  • Get Your Head Out Of Your App - Pt. 3 - Alone Together Series

    Contributed by Steve Ely on Aug 24, 2019
     | 3,128 views

    Apps are supposed to keep us connected . . . but at what cost? Screen time is increasing but are our relationships deteriorating?

    I. Introduction I stated that we are designed/created to connect. There’s a great deal of research which indicates that we are made for relationships, and when we lack healthy relationships we naturally flounder. We seek relationships from the moment we are born and begin to cry to attract ...read more

  • Its Lonely At The Top

    Contributed by Jeff Kautz on Jan 5, 2019
     | 2,426 views

    What it is like to be the king

    ITs lonely at the top-4 1-16.docx Ecclesiastes 4:1-16 If I were to ask you to think of someone who is lonely, chances are you would not choose someone who is busy It is also doubtful that you’d select someone in a top-management position, the CEO or the top salesperson We might think not them, ...read more

  • When Less Is Best Series

    Contributed by Lynn Malone on Apr 2, 2018
    based on 1 rating
     | 4,103 views

    Simplicity is a spiritual discipline that is, too often, left unpracticed in our consumeristic western culture.

    This morning we begin a four-week journey dealing with the stewardship of life. Over the next four weeks we’ll take a look at the futility that comes from longing for more in a culture of enough, then we’ll take a look at the power of debt to cause stress in our lives. In week three, we discover ...read more

  • Bow's, Arrows & Strings

    Contributed by Dr. Jonathan L Vorce on Jun 24, 2017
     | 4,846 views

    This is a message about working together across generational barriers. The Bow's need the Arrows and they both need the String...

    Ecclesiastes 4:7-12 7  Then I returned, and I saw vanity under the sun. 8  There is one alone, and there is not a second; yea, he hath neither child nor brother: yet is there no end of all his labour; neither is his eye satisfied with riches; neither saith he, For whom do I labour, and bereave my ...read more

  • Ecclesiastes Chapter Four Series

    Contributed by Tom Shepard on Mar 24, 2017
    based on 4 ratings
     | 6,177 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

  • Chasing The Wind - Work? Series

    Contributed by Michael Mccartney on Mar 19, 2017
     | 3,573 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

  • Strength In Numbers Series

    Contributed by Rick Burdette on Oct 25, 2016
    based on 3 ratings
     | 8,778 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

  • Balancing Life On The High Wire Series

    Contributed by Ed Vasicek on Oct 17, 2016
     | 3,400 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

  • Together We Stand Series

    Contributed by John Hamby on Apr 21, 2016
    based on 4 ratings
     | 16,585 views

    The value of working together.

    “Together We Stand” Ecclesiastes 4:4-16 Let’s begin this evening by reading ...read more

  • The Need For Community Series

    Contributed by Michael Deutsch on Jul 31, 2015
     | 4,154 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

  • Life's Not Fair Series

    Contributed by Jeff Strite on Jul 19, 2015
    based on 15 ratings
     | 24,824 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?

  • I'm Working More But Enjoying It Less

    Contributed by Davon Huss on Jan 27, 2014
     | 2,621 views

    A sermon on labor, work from Ecclesiastes (Title, Material and outline adapted from Dan Blazer's book, Life Is Worth Living, chapter 5)

    Introduction: Solomon in Ecclesiastes at times has a positive outlook on work, labor. Ecclesiastes 3:12, 13, NIV. Ecclesiastes 5:18, NIV. Ecclesiastes 9:9, NIV. At other times Solomon is downright negative about work and labor. “What does man gain from all his labour at which he ...read more

  • Slothfulness

    Contributed by John Mccormack on Nov 8, 2013
     | 2,439 views

    THE REALITY OF SPIRITUAL SLOTHFULNESS

    SLOTHFULNESS OBSERVATION: MANY SCHOLARS ACKNOWLEDGE SOLOMON AS THE AUTHOR OF ECCLESIASTES. BIBLE SCHOLARS DISAGREE ON THE DATE OF THE WRITING. A GOOD THEME WOULD BE LIFE WITHOUT GOD IS MEANINGLESS. INTERPRETATION: ECCLESIASTES 4: 5 (NKJV) A FOOL FOLDS HIS HANDS AND CONSUMES HIS OWN ...read more