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  • Everything Is Meaningless Series

    Contributed by Jake Kircher on Nov 25, 2009
    based on 5 ratings
     | 9,636 views

    Solomon writes that "everything under the sun is meaningless." Why and what does that mean for our lives?

    Today, I want to ask ourselves the tough question of, how much do we actually pursue the love of God? To help us think about this issue, I want to start off with an activity that someone suggested to me this week. I’d like everyone to take a blank piece of paper which represents your life and take ...read more

  • The Meaning Of Meaninglessness

    Contributed by Glenn Pease on Mar 12, 2021
    based on 1 rating
     | 454 views

    The Bible rejects the idea that all is meaningful. It stresses the reality of the meaningless, for the more we know of this reality, the more we will strive to avoid it and stay on the road of meaningfulness.

  • Finding Meaning In A Meaningless Life"

    Contributed by Andy Grossman on May 15, 2013
     | 3,154 views

    Discovering how the woman at the well found meaning in life.

    “Finding Meaning in a Meaningless Life” May 19, 2013 John 4:2-26 The Pharisees heard that Jesus was winning and baptizing more disciples than John. 2 But in fact Jesus was not baptizing. His disciples were. 3 When the Lord found out about all this, he left Judea. He went back to ...read more

  • Detestable Incense, Meaningless Offerings Series

    Contributed by Chris Surber on Dec 20, 2011
    based on 1 rating
     | 3,758 views

    Human religion is at war with God’s revelation.

    Introduction Having lived in several years in cold northern climates in my life, but having grown up in California, I am amazed at the difference between winter and spring as it relates to the appearance of a snowy place. In the height of winter in Northern Michigan, for example, snow covers ...read more

  • Says The Teacher Everything Is Meaningless

    Contributed by Davon Huss on Jan 13, 2014
     | 2,932 views

    A sermon introducing a series on Ecclesiastes (Outline and material adapted from Eugene Peterson's book, Five Smooth Stones for Pastoral Work, chapter 4 The Pastoral Work of Nay-Saying)

    HoHum: There’s a guy who's looking for the meaning of life, and he goes to India to finds a guru, and he climbs the mountain, and there on the top in his cave, sitting cross-legged, is the guru, and the man says, "I've come from America to ask you the meaning of life." The guru says, "Ah ...read more

  • Meaningless Worship = Sins Unforgiven

    Contributed by Clarence Eisberg on Aug 25, 2018
     | 3,934 views

    Sermon based on false Jewish traditions which they designed to "earn" God's blessings. Jesus challenges their theology of how to receive forgiveness. Includes a story about "team work in the ministry".

    In Jesus Holy Name August 26, 2018 Text: Mark 7:5,7,21,23 Pentecost XIV “Meaningless Worship=Sins Unforgiven” Mark records for us today another encounter with the Pharisees. Jesus was constantly being challenged by the Pharisees. They challenged His authority to heal on the ...read more

  • Christmas Without Christ Is Meaningless

    Contributed by Owen Bourgaize on Dec 6, 2000
    based on 117 ratings
     | 9,024 views

    Christmas without Christ is a contradiction in terms but the antidote is to hear the Word of the Angel and the Worship of the Heavenly Choir, to follow the Witness of the hepherds and ponder the Wonder of Mary.

    Many of us have had more Christmases than we care to remember! We half dread it’s coming because of the superficial spirit brought on by the build up of publicity to enter into the spirit of the festive season. The business world, it has to be said, with an eye on the cash till, seizes upon the ...read more

  • Remedy Part 4: The Remedy For Meaninglessness Series

    Contributed by Stephen Collins on May 3, 2009
    based on 1 rating
     | 2,320 views

    Why are we here? What’s the point? All of our striving and searching for meaning ultimately lead to dead ends that don’t satisfy us. God provides the remedy by transforming our lives to be like His Son.

    REMEDY The Remedy for Meaninglessness “Thou hast made us for thyself, O Lord, and our hearts are restless until they find their rest in thee..” Saint Augustine, 420 A.D. Key Scripture: Romans 12:1-2 Icebreaker: "What have you done that you believe in and you are proud of?" That’s the ...read more

  • "Is Life Meaningless?" Ecc Pt 1 Series

    Contributed by Michael Mccartney on Oct 17, 2007
    based on 3 ratings
     | 6,655 views

    Solomon proposes some questions to us in Chapter one and he says, “Is everything meaningless? Is life one big bore! Can you agree with me that life can be boring and even senseless?” The answer to these questions is really dependent on your relationship w

    Is Everything Meaningless? Ecclesiastes part 1 Hands on illustration: Have a timer with on the pulpit – set it for 30 minutes in front of everyone. The lesson from the timer is what motivated Solomon to write the book of Ecclesiastes because time was running out for him and for many others. ...read more

  • "Is Work Meaningless?" Ecc Pt 5 Series

    Contributed by Michael Mccartney on Nov 13, 2007
    based on 3 ratings
     | 2,767 views

    Is work meaningless? According to Solomon it is if you are working for the wrong reason and for the wrong person.

    “Is Working Meaningless?” Ecc. pt 5 Opening Illustration: From Blue Fish TV – “Motivational Message” Thesis: Is work meaningless? According to Solomon it is if you are working for the wrong reason and for the wrong person. Scripture Text: Ecc. 4:1-16: 1Again I looked and saw all the ...read more

  • Depression & Meaninglessness: Where Is God In The Depths Of Despair?

    Contributed by Justin Steckbauer on Jun 1, 2021
     | 88 views

    There is a part of me that aches with meaninglessness. I cannot describe fully, how terrible it is. Who can manage it? Solomon the writer of Ecclesiastes describes the pain of wisdom. He described the meaninglessness of the daily life.

    Ecclesiastes 2:17-23 (NIV) So I hated life, because the work that is done under the sun was grievous to me. All of it is meaningless, a chasing after the wind. 18 I hated all the things I had toiled for under the sun, because I must leave them to the one who comes after me. 19 And who knows whether ...read more

  • Eternity In The Heart

    Contributed by Davon Huss on Aug 25, 2016
     | 4,345 views

    Eternity in the heart is focused on eternal time and eternal meaning. After this we'll talk about an objection (Material adapted from Robert Roberts book, Spiritual Emotions, Chapter called "Something Eternal in the Self" pgs. 50- 61)

    HoHum: School days, school days; Dear old Golden Rule days; ‘reading and ‘riting and ‘rithmetic; Taught to the tune of the hick’ry stick; You were my queen in calico; I was your bashful, barefoot beau; And you wrote on my slate "I Love You, Joe"; When we were a couple o' ...read more

  • Into To Ecclesiastes Series

    Contributed by Greg Wiens on Mar 30, 2010
    based on 4 ratings
     | 6,258 views

    This is my introduction to my sermon series on Ecclesiastes. It has a lot of history and background.

    Show Video from ALPHA Course # 2Alpha Course More to life than this? http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IGI3z9YXW9A Read Scripture Passage SLIDE 2+3 Ecclesiastes 1:1-11 1 These are the words of the Teacher, King David’s son, who ruled in Jerusalem. Everything Is Meaningless ...read more

  • Blind Soldiers

    Contributed by Samson Musyoki on Sep 24, 2007
    based on 4 ratings
     | 2,755 views

    FINDING MEANING IN A MEANINGLESS SITUATION

    BLIND SOLDIERS 2 KINGS 6:15-18 When the servant of the man of God got up and went out early the next morning an army with horses and chariots had surrounded the city. “O my lord, what shall we do?” the servant asked. “Don’t be afraid,” the prophet answered. “those who are with us are more than ...read more

  • God Is Present & He Is In Control - The Apocalyptic Perspective Series

    Contributed by Ken Henson on Oct 6, 2018
     | 546 views

    God is always with us, even when things seem chaotic. God is always working out His will, even when events seem meaningless.

    Revelation 17 1. and one of the seven angels having the seven bowls came to me and spoke with me saying, “Come here, and I will show you the judgment of the great prostitute, the one who sits on many waters, 2. with whom the kings of the earth have fornicated, and those who dwell on the earth have ...read more