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  • "Is Work Meaningless?" Ecc Pt 5 Series

    Contributed by Michael Mccartney on Nov 13, 2007
    based on 3 ratings
     | 2,979 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

  • Strength In Numbers Series

    Contributed by Rick Burdette on Oct 25, 2016
    based on 4 ratings
     | 8,939 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

  • Together We Stand Series

    Contributed by John Hamby on Apr 21, 2016
    based on 4 ratings
     | 17,164 views

    The value of working together.

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

  • I See Said The Blind Man! Series

    Contributed by Donald Mcculley on Dec 5, 2011
    based on 4 ratings
     | 4,240 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 Woe Everyone Knows Series

    Contributed by Terry Blankenship on May 29, 2012
    based on 1 rating
     | 4,269 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

  • The Need For Community Series

    Contributed by Michael Deutsch on Jul 31, 2015
     | 4,316 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

  • Bow's, Arrows & Strings

    Contributed by Dr. Jonathan L Vorce on Jun 24, 2017
     | 4,946 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

  • Its Lonely At The Top

    Contributed by Jeff Kautz on Jan 5, 2019
     | 2,656 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

  • Run With A Partner Series

    Contributed by Jeffery Anselmi on Feb 9, 2008
    based on 1 rating
     | 2,594 views

    We do not want to run the race alone. There are great blessings that come with running with a partner.

    INTRODUCTION • SLIDE #1 • Last week we started looking at the Amazing Race of life that we run. • We learned that we need to know where we are going so we can win the race and knowing where we are going will help us to stay strong and focused. • Today we are going to look at another aspect of ...read more

  • Buddy Pick-Up Series

    Contributed by Louis Gibson on Apr 29, 2008
    based on 4 ratings
     | 3,296 views

    "Friends to the end," He said, "but this looks like the end".

    Buddy Pick-Up Ecclesiastes 4:7-12 Pastor Louis Gibson, Blue Ridge Cowboy Church April 08 *Noah said Friday evening, “His brother had friends, his sister had friends, but he didn’t have any friends, only God liked him.” Friends to the end, he said, but this looks like the end! A true ...read more

  • Chasing The Wind - Work? Series

    Contributed by Michael Mccartney on Mar 19, 2017
     | 3,654 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

  • One Is The Loneliest Number Series

    Contributed by Pat Damiani on Mar 10, 2009
    based on 8 ratings
     | 9,190 views

    9th in a series from Ecclesiastes. God created man to live in community with God and with others.

    In April 1969, the group Three Dog Night had their first top ten hit with a song titled “One”. That song included these lyrics: One is the loneliest number that you’ll ever do Two can be as bad as one It’s the loneliest number since the number one No is the saddest experience you’ll ever ...read more

  • Wedding Sermon

    Contributed by Chris Appleby on Nov 17, 2008
    based on 6 ratings
     | 8,019 views

    Wedding for an older couple - not Christians. A short sermon as is appropriate for such a setting

    I want to talk about marriage. Marriage is one of those old institutions that seems to be losing its popularity these days. Have you noticed? People are choosing to live together but without necessarily having the long-term commitment involved in the sorts of public promises that Frank and Janet ...read more

  • What's The Value? Series

    Contributed by Michael Luke on Mar 17, 2009
    based on 3 ratings
     | 4,566 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

  • Spiritual Friendship -- A Mark Of Discipleship Series

    Contributed by W Pittendreigh on Jan 15, 2004
    based on 48 ratings
     | 6,072 views

    Spiritual Friendship is one of the expecations God has of his disciples. This sermon looks at several Scripture passages to identify the keys to building a successful Spiritual Friendship.

    (Preface note to the reader: Our church elders identified 7 Marks of Discipleship. Six are suggested by Michael Foss in his book, "Power Surge." To his six, we added the seventh -- Evangelism. These marks are: Spiritual Friendships, Serve Others in and beyond the congregation, Pray Daily, ...read more