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  • "A Wise Heart" Ecc. Pt. 9 Series

    Contributed by Michael Mccartney on Dec 12, 2007
    based on 4 ratings
     | 6,025 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

  • Think About It Series

    Contributed by Michael Luke on Jun 12, 2009
    based on 5 ratings
     | 9,540 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

  • Five Minutes After You Die

    Contributed by Luther Sexton on Mar 22, 2019
     | 2,198 views

    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 ...read more

  • Wisdom Over Wickedness

    Contributed by Victor Yap on Feb 5, 2017
     | 3,926 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

  • Who’s Got The Power?

    Contributed by Dr. David Hallum on Jul 10, 2017
     | 2,698 views

    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 ...read more

  • Guard Your Spirit

    Contributed by John Mccormack on Nov 29, 2013
     | 3,810 views

    GUARD YOUR SPIRIT, FEED THE SPIRIT

    GUARD YOUR SPIRIT OBSERVATION: THE SPIRIT IN MAN IS A PRINCIPLE OF LIFE. GOD IS CALLED THE FATHER OF SPIRITS. HEBREWS 12:9 (NKJV) FURTHERMORE, WE HAVE HAD HUMAN FATHERS WHO CORRECTED US, AND WE PAID THEM RESPECT. SHALL WE NOT MUCH MORE READILY BE IN SUBJECTION TO THE FATHER OF SPIRITS AND ...read more

  • Leaders, Losers And Learners Series

    Contributed by Donald Mcculley on Dec 5, 2011
    based on 4 ratings
     | 6,119 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

  • Four Traits Of A Growing Believer Series

    Contributed by Terry Blankenship on Feb 26, 2013
    based on 1 rating
     | 4,085 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

  • A Bilbical Response To Authority Series

    Contributed by Pat Damiani on May 11, 2009
    based on 4 ratings
     | 7,353 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

  • Living Wisely As Canadian Christians

    Contributed by Andrew Chan on Jul 1, 2001
    based on 36 ratings
     | 2,134 views

    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 ...read more

  • Discerning The Times

    Contributed by Tim Gibson on Apr 10, 2001
    based on 108 ratings
     | 7,856 views

    What time is it in a spiritual sense ? This sermon looks at what year, month,dat and hour it is.

    (1) INTRODUCTION: Read 1 Chron 12:32 and Ephesians 5:17-18. We are to discern the times we are living in. If we do that rightly it will effect the way we live our lives. We will be like a housekeeper that works diligently keeping the house in order as we expect the master’s return very ...read more

  • Bound To A Dead Man

    Contributed by Ronald Wofford on Feb 11, 2003
    based on 55 ratings
     | 3,740 views

    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 ...read more

  • Lies We Live By Series

    Contributed by Robert Leroe on Apr 3, 2006
    based on 9 ratings
     | 4,664 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

  • Use Wisdom But Know Its Limitations Series

    Contributed by Freddy Fritz on Oct 31, 2010
    based on 4 ratings
     | 5,861 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

  • Facing The Future

    Contributed by Melvin Newland on Feb 20, 2001
    based on 218 ratings
     | 59,782 views

    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)