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  • Four Traits Of A Growing Believer Series

    Contributed by Terry Blankenship on Feb 26, 2013
    based on 1 rating

    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 more

  • Wisdom Over Wickedness

    Contributed by Victor Yap on Feb 5, 2017

    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 more

  • Who’s Got The Power?

    Contributed by Dr. David Hallum on Jul 10, 2017

    God has the power to save us from the guttermost to the uttermost!

    Introduction: The light switch in the main bathroom in our house has been sketchy and in need of replacement for some time. Last Friday night it finally gave up the ghost. Do you think it broke in the “on” position or the “off” position? Of course it broke in the off position. If you drop more

  • "A Wise Heart" Ecc. Pt. 9 Series

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

    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 more

  • Five Minutes After You Die

    Contributed by Luther Sexton on Mar 22, 2019

    From the Bible then, I will try to paint a picture of what it will be like five minutes after you die.

    FIVE MINUTES AFTER YOU DIE INTRODUCTION: I must assume two things before we begin: A. That you believe there is a God. (You don't have to be a Christian to believe in God. The "devils believe and tremble.") B. That you believe this Bible is the true Word of God. From more

  • A Bilbical Response To Authority Series

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

    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 more

  • Bound To A Dead Man

    Contributed by Ronald Wofford on Feb 11, 2003
    based on 55 ratings

    Until we put off the man that is dead to sin we will not grow in the ways of God. If we stay bound to the dead man, he will infect us and ultimately destroy us.

    "Bound to a Dead Man" Romans 7:24-25; Eccl. 8:6-8 I. Introduction A. This is the day that the Lord hath made B. Special days in our life C. Day of our birth 1. The joy and happiness that surrounds a newborn 2. There is a new life of promise and potential 3. The whole world was in front more

  • All's Well That Ends Well Series

    Contributed by Jonathan Mcleod on Oct 19, 2010
    based on 5 ratings

    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] 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.” more

  • Who's In Charge Here? Series

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

    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 more

  • What On Earth Am I Here For? Series

    Contributed by D. Greg Ebie on Apr 26, 2005
    based on 15 ratings

    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 more

  • Lies We Live By Series

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

    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 more

  • Living Wisely As Canadian Christians

    Contributed by Andrew Chan on Jul 1, 2001
    based on 36 ratings

    Some thoughts on what it means to "obey the king" in today’s "pagan" society and government.

    Living Wisely as Canadian Christians Eccl. 8:2-6 and Romans 13:1-10 (NLT) Happy 134th birthday Canada! All across the land today many impressive speakers with impressive speaking ability will try to pump up the sometimes not so hot Canadian patriotism. Fireworks, great performers doing their more

  • Facing The Future

    Contributed by Melvin Newland on Feb 20, 2001
    based on 218 ratings

    If life is uncertain, & we can’t really know what will happen to us here, how DO we face the future? What should we do? Well, God has some answers to that question. (Powerpoints available - #127)

    MELVIN M. NEWLAND, MINISTER RIDGE CHAPEL, KANSAS, OK (Revised: 2014) (The Powerpoints used with this message are available at no charge. Just email me at and request #127) ILL. Several years ago there was a TV series called "Early Edition." Did you ever more

  • Honorable Discharge

    Contributed by Dr. Jwt Spies on Mar 17, 2020

    One of the amazing facts about a Christian is that we serve in the army of the Lord.

  • Guard Your Spirit

    Contributed by John Mccormack on Nov 29, 2013