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  • Lies We Live By Series

    Contributed by Robert Leroe on Apr 3, 2006
    based on 9 ratings
     | 6,280 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.

    Overcoming Futility—a Sermon Series on Ecclesiastes “Lies We Live By” -chapter 8 Pastor Bob Leroe, Cliftondale Congregational Church, Saugus, Massachusetts How are we to make sense of this chapter? Let’s frame it: Look at verse one, then the last few verses, 16-17. Chapter 8 begins and ends ...read more

  • Everything's Gonna Be All Right

    Contributed by Bo Dunford on Apr 15, 2005
    based on 46 ratings
     | 15,855 views

    God has promised us that everything’s gonna be all right in His time.

    ECCLESIASTES 8:11-13 “EVERYTHING’S GONNA BE ALL RIGHT” A) Several years ago an Amtrak accident occurred in Maryland! * In that accident, the Amtrak engineer was smoking marijuana and drinking and was not paying attention to the warning lights on the track. * As a result, he allowed his ...read more

  • What On Earth Am I Here For? Series

    Contributed by D. Greg Ebie on Apr 26, 2005
    based on 15 ratings
     | 24,278 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 spider? ...read more

  • A Bilbical Response To Authority Series

    Contributed by Pat Damiani on May 11, 2009
    based on 4 ratings
     | 11,034 views

    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

  • Think About It Series

    Contributed by Michael Luke on Jun 12, 2009
    based on 5 ratings
     | 12,485 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 girl a ...read more

  • All's Well That Ends Well Series

    Contributed by Jonathan Mcleod on Oct 19, 2010
    based on 5 ratings
     | 8,828 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.” Vapor ...read more

  • Use Wisdom But Know Its Limitations Series

    Contributed by Freddy Fritz on Oct 31, 2010
    based on 4 ratings
     | 9,089 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 makes his ...read more

  • Who's In Charge Here? Series

    Contributed by Thomas Swope on Apr 8, 2011
    based on 4 ratings
     | 8,338 views

    A review of Chapter 8 verse one through seventeen

    Ecclesiastes 8: 1- 17 Who Is In Charge Here? 1 Who is like a wise man? and who knows the interpretation of a thing? A man’s wisdom makes his face shine, and the sternness of his face is changed. 2 I say, “Keep the king’s commandment for the sake of your oath to God. 3 Do not be ...read more

  • "A Wise Heart" Ecc. Pt. 9 Series

    Contributed by Michael Mccartney on Dec 12, 2007
    based on 4 ratings
     | 8,672 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 to be ...read more

  • Leaders, Losers And Learners Series

    Contributed by Donald Mcculley on Dec 5, 2011
    based on 4 ratings
     | 9,050 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 who are in ...read more

  • Wisdom Over Wickedness

    Contributed by Victor Yap on Feb 5, 2017
     | 5,311 views

    Ecclesiastes 8

    WISDOM OVER WICKEDNESS (ECCLESIASTES 8) https://bible.ryl.hk/web_en Grammar Bible (English) https://bible.ryl.hk/web_Bah Tatabahasa Alkitab (Indonesian) https://bible.ryl.hk/web_Esp Biblia de Gramática (Spanish) https://bible.ryl.hk/web_Tag Gramatika Bibliya (Filipino) https://bible.ryl.hk ...read more

  • It Just Don’t Make Sense!

    Contributed by Jimmy Haile on Jun 9, 2013
    based on 1 rating
     | 6,419 views

    Trying to understand the things that happen in this world

    Ecclesiastes 8:9-All this I have seen, and applied my heart to every work that is done under the sun: There is a time in which one man rules over another to his own hurt. 10-Then I saw the wicked buried, who had come and gone from the place of holiness, and they were forgotten in the city where ...read more

  • When God Renders Divine Justice

    Contributed by Dr. Phillip Paschal on Oct 9, 2019
    based on 1 rating
     | 5,309 views

    God's dealing with sin.

    WHEN GOD RENDERS DIVINE JUSTICE ECCL. 8:12-13 1. INTRODUCTION. AS WE OBSERVE THE WICKED AND HORRIFIC ACTS OF TERRORISM AND VIOLENCE PERPETRATED BY EVIL MEN AND WOMEN, WE ASK OURSELVES THE AGE OLD QUESTION, “WHY DOES GOD ALLOW BAD THINGS TO HAPPEN TO GOOD PEOPLE?” IT SEEMS THAT THE WICKED ARE ...read more

  • Death Series

    Contributed by Troy Borst on Feb 16, 2022
    based on 2 ratings
     | 7,924 views

    We can follow the thoughts in Ecclesiastes 1-12 and we be fearful of death or unsettled by it and unnaturally hold onto this physical life or we can realize there is a better way… a wiser way… that takes into account fearing God and our relationship with Him.

    WISE LIVING: DEATH Ecclesiastes 8:1-17 #wiseliving2022 READ ECCLESIASTES CHAPTER 8:1-17 [somone from the congregation] INTRODUCTION… Movie Quotes… moviequotes.eu/life/death Some people like movies and TV and can quote their favorite characters at the drop of a hat. I can do that sometimes. I do ...read more

  • Artificial Intelligence (A. I.)- Part 1

    Contributed by Abimbola Salu on May 6, 2024
     | 296 views

    “We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal, that they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable Rights that among these are Life, Liberty and the pursuit of Happiness.” - American Declaration of Independence, July 4, 1776.

    “We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal, that they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable Rights that among these are Life, Liberty and the pursuit of Happiness.” - American Declaration of Independence, July 4, 1776. “Everyone has the right to ...read more