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  • Wisdom In Adversity Series

    Contributed by Jonathan Mcleod on Sep 27, 2010
    based on 4 ratings
     | 6,815 views

    A wise person is able to turn a bad day into a good day.

    [To receive a free sermon each week by email, please contact jonrmcleod@yahoo.com.] THE CROOKEDNESS OF LIFE Consider the work of God: who can make straight what he has made crooked? In the day of prosperity be joyful, and in the day of adversity consider: God has made the one as well as the ...read more

  • A Season Of Mourning Series

    Contributed by Alan Perkins on Mar 30, 2001
    based on 86 ratings
     | 11,370 views

    The hope of the Christian is not that we will never experience grief or sorrow. Our hope and confidence is that when we do, Christ will strengthen and comfort us.

    This is week two of a series of messages on the topic of “seasons” in the Christian life. What’s a season? A season is a period of time, long or short, when our lives tend to be dominated by one particular issue. For instance, last week, we looked at “waiting” as one of these seasons. The purpose ...read more

  • The Crown Of A Good Name

    Contributed by Samuel Fulkerson on May 16, 2013
    based on 1 rating
     | 7,599 views

    Are you wearing the Crown of a Good name? The Word is above Name; because the Name is equal to Character and the Godly Character comes from the Word of God!

    Quotes: “Always end the name of your child with a vowel, so that when you yell the name will carry.” -Bill Cosby “A good character is the best tombstone. Carve your name on hearts, not marble.” –Samuel C. Fulkerson “Character is like a tree and reputation is ...read more

  • Three Quick Lessons Of Life Series

    Contributed by Terry Blankenship on Feb 26, 2013
     | 13,782 views

    Who am I? Where did I come from? Why am I here? Where am I going? Solomon pursues the meaning of life for us. did he discover the answer? Well, here are three quick lessons of life!

    Ecclesiastes 7:1-29 Three Quick Lessons of Life Have you ever asked or been asked these questions about life? Who am I? Where did I come from? Why am I here? Where am I going? What’s the reason for my existence? Solomon did. He pursued the meaning of life and chronicles them for us in ...read more

  • When God Is In It

    Contributed by Jeff Kautz on Jan 5, 2019
    based on 1 rating
     | 5,854 views

    How to tell when God is in it

    God Is In It--7 1-10.docx Ecclesiastes 7:1-10 As we make a turn into chapter 7 Solomon describes the “better things” that come to the life of the person who follows God’s Wisdom. These words add incredible “balance” to the life of a child of God. Solomon uses the word “better” seven times in ...read more

  • The Upside Of Feeling Down Series

    Contributed by Ed Vasicek on Feb 19, 2018
     | 5,785 views

    In some ways, when we are down, we are more teachable; down times can deepen us.

    The Upside of Feeling Down (Ecclesiastes 7:1-22) 1. At a party: 'Are you a psychologist?' 'Why do you ask it?' 'Oh yes, you are a psychologist.' 2. Most of us struggle with depression now and then. For many, time, prayer, and talking to friends helps. 3. But for some people, the depression ...read more

  • Enthusiastic Living Series

    Contributed by Ed Vasicek on Dec 29, 2003
    based on 96 ratings
     | 21,498 views

    The difference between living and existing can often be traced to one’s philosophy of life. The God-given philosophy of life involves many aspects, but today I’d like to summarize part of that philosphy through three "Remember" statements.

    Enthusiastic Living (Ecclesiastes 9:7-18) Intro 1. Kids pretend things to take away boredom….. (1) We’d walk to the store pretending we are trying to lose Martians who were following us (2) Kids who need medical treatments often try to make games of things… 2. As we age, we tend ...read more

  • "The Heart Of The Wise Is In The House Of Mourning”

    Contributed by Jimmy Chapman on Oct 27, 2006
    based on 4 ratings
     | 7,636 views

    The CERTAINTY of The CONSEQUENCES of The CONQUEROR Of

    Ecclesiastes 7:2-4 “The heart of the wise is in the house of mourning” Our nation has experienced great tragedy this week. September 9, 2001....who can or will forget it. More lives were lost on this one day than any other day in American history. In our text this morning Solomon ...read more

  • "The Balance Of Wisdom" Ecc. Pt 8 Series

    Contributed by Michael Mccartney on Dec 4, 2007
    based on 4 ratings
     | 7,681 views

    We all need the balance of wisdom in our life because it will helps us balance the daily issues in life on this earth but it will also help us to balance the reality of eternity.

    “The Balance of Wisdom” Ecc. Pt. 8 Opening Illustration: Story from Bluefish Tv “Vikiel’s Story” Thesis: We all need the balance of wisdom in our life because it will helps us balance the daily issues in life on this earth but it will also help us to balance the reality of ...read more

  • Ecclesiastes: Wisdom For Postmoderns 3 - Is Wisdom Enough? Series

    Contributed by Chris Appleby on Aug 7, 2008
    based on 1 rating
     | 4,810 views

    HOw do gain wisdom? Sometimes we find that what works in one situation backfires in another. But ecclesisastes helps us to see that the only source for wisdom is God himself.

    Wisdom is one of those things we all aim for as we go through life. We try to teach it to our children from an early age. We want them to avoid the mistakes that we or others have made. So what do we do? We teach them the same way people have done it for millennia: through the use of proverbs. You ...read more

  • Your Death-Day Is Better Than Your Birthday Series

    Contributed by Kenneth Squires on Jun 13, 2005
    based on 30 ratings
     | 25,197 views

    As Christians and seekers, our faith and future stands or falls on the resurrection of Jesus.

    A good name is better than fine perfume, and the day of death better than the day of birth. - Ecclesiastes 7:1 23I am torn between the two: I desire to depart and be with Christ, which is better by far; 24but it is more necessary for you that I remain in the body. 25Convinced of this, I know ...read more

  • House Of Mourning Series

    Contributed by Ed Vasicek on Dec 8, 2003
    based on 56 ratings
     | 6,746 views

    One of God’s purposes for our lives is that we enjoy them., but it is not the ONLY purpose. He wants to deepen us, and that comes not so much from joy as it does facing the sober realities of life. Facing life’s realities opens us up to receive wisdom,

  • Funerals Better Than Parties Series

    Contributed by Robert Leroe on Mar 19, 2006
    based on 50 ratings
     | 11,098 views

    If we’re open, we can discover a lot from times of sorrow and loss.

    Overcoming Futility—a sermon series on Ecclesiastes “Funerals Better Than Parties”, 7:1-12 -Pastor Bob Leroe, Cliftondale Congregational Church, Saugus, Massachusetts These may sound like dark words, but they contain profound wisdom. People often refuse to face death, and are reluctant to ...read more

  • Nothing Better Series

    Contributed by Michael Luke on Jun 13, 2009
    based on 1 rating
     | 7,803 views

    Solomon compares wordly wisdom with heavenly wisdom.

    SERIES: BE SATISFIED “NOTHING BETTER” ECCLESIASTES 7:1-9 OPEN We’re a people who like to compare one thing to another. We like to compare our favorite sports teams to other people’s favorite sports teams. We enjoy comparison shopping. We like to compare ourselves to other people. ...read more

  • A Balanced Life

    Contributed by Kyle Campbell on May 9, 2022
     | 300 views

    Solomon, in helping us to live life “under the sun,” provides pieces of wisdom about what’s really necessary for a balanced life. A balanced life means one lived in agreement with godly principles.

    A Balanced Life Is The Opposite Of Human Ideals (vv. 1-10) A good name (v. 1a). Solomon says that a good and well-deserved reputation is better than a mask of perfumed cosmetics. Money can buy ointments, not a reputation. Preserve your good name until the day of your death and you will achieve the ...read more