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  • Wisdom Over Wickedness

    Contributed by Victor Yap on Feb 5, 2017
     | 3,614 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

  • The Season Of Loss

    Contributed by Davon Huss on Jan 27, 2014
     | 4,607 views

    A sermon on the season of loss beginning with Ecclesiastes 8:14-17 (Title, outline and material adapted from Rick Warren at: http://pastors.com/resources-tragedy/)

    HoHum: “How long have you been driving without a tail light, buddy?” demanded the policeman. The driver jumped out, ran to the rear of his car, and gave a loud moan. His distress was so great that the cop was moved to ease up on him. “Aw, come now,” said the policeman, ...read more

  • It Just Don’t Make Sense!

    Contributed by Jimmy Haile on Jun 9, 2013
    based on 1 rating
     | 4,131 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

  • Leaders, Losers And Learners Series

    Contributed by Donald Mcculley on Dec 5, 2011
    based on 4 ratings
     | 5,837 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
     | 5,362 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 ...read more

  • Use Wisdom But Know Its Limitations Series

    Contributed by Freddy Fritz on Oct 31, 2010
    based on 4 ratings
     | 5,570 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
     | 5,638 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
    based on 5 ratings
     | 9,285 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
     | 6,961 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

  • "A Wise Heart" Ecc. Pt. 9 Series

    Contributed by Michael Mccartney on Dec 12, 2007
    based on 4 ratings
     | 5,750 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
     | 4,555 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 ...read more