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  • Who’s Got The Power?

    Contributed by David Hallum on Jul 20, 2017
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    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

  • Wisdom Over Wickedness

    Contributed by Victor Yap on Feb 7, 2017
     | 1,532 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
     | 2,061 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
     | 3,492 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
     | 2,898 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 3 ratings
     | 3,237 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 4 ratings
     | 3,332 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
     | 6,197 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
     | 3,747 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
     | 3,738 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

  • Lies We Live By Series

    Contributed by Robert Leroe on Apr 4, 2006
    based on 9 ratings
     | 3,231 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

  • What On Earth Am I Here For? Series

    Contributed by D. Greg Ebie on Apr 26, 2005
    based on 15 ratings
     | 16,535 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

  • Discerning The Times

    Contributed by Tim Gibson on Apr 10, 2001
    based on 108 ratings
     | 4,455 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

  • Facing The Future

    Contributed by Melvin Newland on Feb 21, 2001
    based on 217 ratings
     | 46,081 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)

    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 mnewland@sstelco.com and request #127) ILL. Several years ago there was a TV series called "Early Edition." Did you ever ...read more