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  • The Upside Of Feeling Down Series

    Contributed by Ed Vasicek on Feb 19, 2018
     | 5,022 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

  • When God Is In It

    Contributed by Jeff Kautz on Jan 5, 2019
    based on 1 rating
     | 4,481 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

  • I Hear It, But Just Don’t Apply It Series

    Contributed by Scott Chambers on Apr 8, 2013
     | 4,453 views

    This is the third message in a series from the book of Ecclesiastes that examines Solomon's wisdom in regard to the mistakes that he had made in his life. This message examines how often know the right thing to do but just don't do it.

    Dear Diary, I want to do what’s right, I listen to wisdom from others but when it comes to applying it in my life, I fail miserably. Every one of us has at one time or another found ourselves in a situation where we knew the right thing to do and just didn’t do it. It is these times ...read more

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

    Contributed by Michael Mccartney on Dec 4, 2007
    based on 4 ratings
     | 6,901 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
     | 4,254 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

  • Not Duh But Aha Series

    Contributed by Thomas Swope on Mar 25, 2011
     | 6,122 views

    A study of chapter 7 verses 1 through 29

    Ecclesiastes 7: 1 – 29 Not ‘Duh!’ But ‘Aha!’ 1 A good name is better than precious ointment, and the day of death than the day of one’s birth; 2 Better to go to the house of mourning than to go to the house of feasting, for that is the end of all men; And the ...read more

  • Funerals And Parties Series

    Contributed by Robert Leroe on Feb 16, 2004
    based on 265 ratings
     | 24,941 views

    We learn much from times of sorrow and loss, times when we are confronted with the reality of death, opportunities when we can learn from God

    “A good reputation is more valuable than the most expensive perfume. In the same way, the day you die is better than the day you are born. It is better to spend your time at funerals than at festivals. For you are going to die, and you should think about it while there is still time. Sorrow ...read more

  • House Of Mourning Series

    Contributed by Ed Vasicek on Dec 8, 2003
    based on 56 ratings
     | 6,325 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,

    Sober Thoughts and Balanced Living OR What Does A Mature Person Look Like? (Ecclesiastes 7:1-22) 1. The gift of enjoyment is a wonderful gift. 2. But remember that from chapter 3, “a time to weep and a time to laugh.” 3. We have to take the good with the bad; like Job, we have to say, ...read more

  • Enthusiastic Living Series

    Contributed by Ed Vasicek on Dec 29, 2003
    based on 96 ratings
     | 20,871 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

  • Funerals And Death

    Contributed by Peter Pilt on Apr 24, 2019
     | 11,044 views

    This is a sermon about Death, Dying and Funerals. It's from my personal experience from conducting over 100 funerals.

    These are my sermon notes from a sermon I preached on the 18th March 2012 at Nowra City Church titled:- Let’s Talk about Death During the course of the last 12 years of being Senior Pastor of Nowra City Church, I have conducted about 100 funerals in my time. I have buried – hero’s of the ...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
     | 6,908 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

  • Funerals Better Than Parties Series

    Contributed by Robert Leroe on Mar 19, 2006
    based on 50 ratings
     | 10,173 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

  • A Season Of Mourning Series

    Contributed by Alan Perkins on Mar 30, 2001
    based on 86 ratings
     | 9,914 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

  • Good Grief

    Contributed by Brady Boyd on May 26, 2021
     | 499 views

    Most people aren’t good at expressing grief. Yet two-thirds of the Psalms are laments – grieving complaints against God. The Hebrew writers knew that the path of praise often went through the valley of mourning. So what happens when we grieve and mourn properly?

    Good Grief May 30, 2021 John 11:32-35 NIV “When Mary reached the place where Jesus was and saw him, she fell at his feet and said, "Lord, if you had been here, my brother would not have died." 33 When Jesus saw her weeping, and the Jews who had come along with her also weeping, he was ...read more

  • Wisdom: Don't Leave Home Without It Series

    Contributed by Donald Mcculley on Dec 5, 2011
    based on 4 ratings
     | 5,689 views

    Wisdom: don't leave home without it!