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  • I'm Working More But Enjoying It Less

    Contributed by Davon Huss on Jan 27, 2014
     | 2,699 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

  • Together We Stand Series

    Contributed by John Hamby on Apr 21, 2016
    based on 4 ratings
     | 17,143 views

    The value of working together.

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

  • Balancing Life On The High Wire Series

    Contributed by Ed Vasicek on Oct 17, 2016
     | 3,489 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

  • When Less Is Best Series

    Contributed by Lynn Malone on Apr 2, 2018
    based on 1 rating
     | 4,219 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

  • Chasing The Wind - Work? Series

    Contributed by Michael Mccartney on Mar 19, 2017
     | 3,652 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
     | 6,509 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

  • The Woe Everyone Knows Series

    Contributed by Terry Blankenship on May 29, 2012
    based on 1 rating
     | 4,249 views

    Who am I/ Why am I here? What is my purpose? Solomon addresses these questions in chapter 4 as he experiences the troubles, toils, trials and tears of life "under the sun."

    Ecclesiastes 4:1-16 The Woe Everyone Knows! Then I returned and considered all the oppression that is done under the sun: And look! The tears of the oppressed, But they have no comforter— On the side of their oppressors there is power, but they have no comforter.¹ Therefore I praised ...read more

  • I See Said The Blind Man! Series

    Contributed by Donald Mcculley on Dec 5, 2011
    based on 4 ratings
     | 4,233 views

    When we look around what will we see?

    I SEE SAID THE BLIND MAN! ECCLESIASTES 4:1-16 Introduction: Late in life Solomon strayed form God. He’s searching for the real meaning of life. His search is “under the sun” and that renders him somewhat blind to that which is “above the sun.” In this chapter ...read more

  • The Need For Community Series

    Contributed by Michael Deutsch on Jul 31, 2015
     | 4,311 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

  • Stewardship, A Personal Testimony

    Contributed by Ron Hietsch on Oct 27, 2007
    based on 1 rating
     | 2,067 views

    A personal stewardship testimony emphasizing the need for balance in life.

    Before I start, I need to define one important term. The device on the table is not a scale. You can find scales in the bathroom, the doctor’s office, the meat market the truck stop etc. I personally don’t like scales -- the last time I used one I weighed 160 pounds. The correct term for this ...read more

  • "Is Work Meaningless?" Ecc Pt 5 Series

    Contributed by Michael Mccartney on Nov 13, 2007
    based on 3 ratings
     | 2,978 views

    Is work meaningless? According to Solomon it is if you are working for the wrong reason and for the wrong person.

    “Is Working Meaningless?” Ecc. pt 5 Opening Illustration: From Blue Fish TV – “Motivational Message” Thesis: Is work meaningless? According to Solomon it is if you are working for the wrong reason and for the wrong person. Scripture Text: Ecc. 4:1-16: 1Again I looked and saw all the ...read more

  • Its Lonely At The Top

    Contributed by Jeff Kautz on Jan 5, 2019
     | 2,653 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

  • What's The Value? Series

    Contributed by Michael Luke on Mar 17, 2009
    based on 3 ratings
     | 4,563 views

    True value is found in God’s image in us and in Christ’s death for us

    SERIES: “BE SATISFIED” “WHAT’S THE VALUE?” ECCLESIASTES 4:1-16 OPEN Stan Caffy was preparing for married life. He and his bride-to-be cleaned out their respective garages and donated everything to Goodwill. Caffy and his soon-to-be wife got rid of an assortment of clothes, ...read more

  • Unity, Two Are Better Than One: Build A Bridge

    Contributed by Wade Martin Hughes, Sr on Feb 20, 2009
    based on 21 ratings
     | 11,818 views

    Come, let us understand the power of synergism. There is power in unity... come BUILD A BRIDGE.

    TWO ARE BETTER THAN ONE... SYNERGISM, Build a bridge! FOCUS ON UNITY or UNITY AS A GOAL By Wade Martin Hughes, Sr. Kyfingers@aol.com I. SYNERGISM --- TWO ARE BETTER THAN ONE... CAN WE ACKNOWLEDGE A SIMPLE TRUTH FOUND IN ECCLESIATES? A. We are better together than we are ...read more

  • Working Together Series

    Contributed by Freddy Fritz on Sep 24, 2010
    based on 14 ratings
     | 29,039 views

    In today's lesson we learn that since working alone is futile, we ought to work together with others.

    Scripture A New York Times article on people who are sick of too many hours at work tells the story of Diane Knorr, a former dot.com executive. “The first time I got a call way after hours from a senior manager, I remember being really flattered and thinking, ‘Wow! I’m really ...read more