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  • Wisdom Over Wickedness

    Contributed by Victor Yap on Feb 5, 2017
     | 1,667 views

    Ecclesiastes 8

    WISDOM OVER WICKEDNESS (ECCLESIASTES 8) Who is a wise man, according to the Talmud? He who learns of all men. The Talmud A wise man is a greater asset to a nation than a king. [Maimonides] Do not be wise in words alone, but also in deeds. [Talmud] Everyone whose deeds are more than his ...read more

  • Four Traits Of A Growing Believer Series

    Contributed by Terry Blankenship on Feb 26, 2013
    based on 1 rating
     | 2,152 views

    Solomon pursued the meaning and purpose of life. He asks relevant questions regarding our existence today.

    Ecclesiastes 8:1-8 Four Traits of a Growing Believer Who am I? Where did I come from? Why am I here? Where am I going? What’s the reason for my existence? 1a Who is like a wise man? And who knows the interpretation of a thing? bA man's wisdom makes his face shine, and the ...read more

  • Leaders, Losers And Learners Series

    Contributed by Donald Mcculley on Dec 5, 2011
    based on 4 ratings
     | 3,740 views

    Allow me to shed some light on three arenas; authority, agony and academics.

    LEADERS, LOSERS AND LEARNERS ECCLESIASTES 8:1-17 Introduction: In chapter 8 Solomon continues his theme on wisdom. Allow me to shed some light on three arenas: authority, agony and academics. Let me put it this way. I. The Traits of Wise Leaders (v. 1-9) These verses are for all ...read more

  • Who's In Charge Here? Series

    Contributed by Thomas Swope on Apr 8, 2011
    based on 3 ratings
     | 3,064 views

    A review of Chapter 8 verse one through seventeen

  • Use Wisdom But Know Its Limitations Series

    Contributed by Freddy Fritz on Oct 31, 2010
    based on 3 ratings
     | 3,434 views

    In today's lesson we are encouraged to use wisdom but know its limitations--particularly with respect to civil authorities.

    Scripture In his quest to find out how to live a meaningful life the writer of Ecclesiastes addresses the use of wisdom but also being aware of its limitations. Let us read Ecclesiastes 8:1-17: 1 Who is like the wise? And who knows the interpretation of a thing? A man’s wisdom ...read more

  • All's Well That Ends Well Series

    Contributed by Jonathan Mcleod on Oct 19, 2010
    based on 5 ratings
     | 3,511 views

    Christians can endure the injustices of life because we know the end of the story—in the end there will be justice.

    [If you would like to receive free sermons each week by email, please contact jonrmcleod@yahoo.com.] WISDOM’S SMILE In Ecclesiastes chapter 8, we find the word “vanity” three times (vv. 10, 14). The Hebrew word for “vanity” literally means “vapor.” ...read more

  • Think About It Series

    Contributed by Michael Luke on Jun 12, 2009
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     | 6,456 views

    Solomon gives us some important things to consider

    SERIES: BE SATISFIED “THINK ABOUT IT” ECCLESIASTES 8:1-17 A young girl came into the kitchen one afternoon and complained that her stomach hurt. Her mother told her, “That’s because your stomach is empty. You just need something in it and you’ll be fine.” The mom fixed the little ...read more

  • A Bilbical Response To Authority Series

    Contributed by Pat Damiani on May 11, 2009
    based on 4 ratings
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    15th in a series from Ecclesiastes. How Christ followers respond to earthly authority reveals what they really believe about God’s sovereignty.

    In a February 2005 sermon, Pastor David Fairchild of Kaleo Church in San Diego spoke these words: Since political parties and governmental structures and systems are made up of people, and people are sinners, there is no ultimate comfort or hope that should be placed in them. We shouldn’t place ...read more

  • "A Wise Heart" Ecc. Pt. 9 Series

    Contributed by Michael Mccartney on Dec 12, 2007
    based on 4 ratings
     | 4,020 views

    Solomon continues his explanation of the value of wisdom and he tells us: that a wise heart knows how to submit to authority, it knows that wickedness holds a death grip on people, and it accepts the fact that it does not have all the answers to life only

    “A Wise Heart” Ecclesiastes Chapter 8 part 9 Today our subject is wisdom from the heart and here is a funny story on the subject of wisdom: Opening – On the lighter side of life: A story… It was autumn, and the Indians on the remote reservation asked their new Chief if the winter was going ...read more

  • Lies We Live By Series

    Contributed by Robert Leroe on Apr 3, 2006
    based on 9 ratings
     | 3,391 views

    People admit they live restless lives, yet they don’t know why. No one can discover meaning in life...if God’s wisdom is rejected. If truth is unattainable under the sun, our only hope must be above it.

  • What On Earth Am I Here For? Series

    Contributed by D. Greg Ebie on Apr 26, 2005
    based on 15 ratings
     | 17,159 views

    40 Days of Purpose (Rick Warren) The question “What on earth am I here for” can be broken down into three questions. These are some of the ultimate questions people ask: [1] The question of existence: why am I alive? [2] The question of signi

    What on Earth Am I Here For? 40 Days of Purpose Ecclesiastes 8:1, 15 INTRODUCTION: As we begin our 40 Days of Purpose we want to consider “What on Earth Am I Here For?” Video Clip: Everybody Loves Raymond So do you ever feel like your only purpose is to open a jar of pickles, or kill a ...read more

  • The Science Of Biblical Interpretation

    Contributed by Dr. Craig Nelson on Jan 4, 2001
    based on 129 ratings
     | 2,964 views

    The Eight Fundamental Rules of Biblical Interpretation

    The science of Biblical Interpretation (Hermeneutics) began at least about 2500 years ago with Socrates and Aristotle who have influenced it to our day. The eight rules of Biblical Interpretation are found in the writings of the foremost legal and Biblical authorities, both ancient and modern. ...read more