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  • Vanity Of Vanity, All Is Vanity!

    Contributed by Johnny Palmer on Mar 25, 2010
    based on 9 ratings
     | 10,000 views

    Life is meaningless if we leave God and eternity out of the picture.

  • Vanity Of Vanities Series

    Contributed by Jonathan Mcleod on Jul 20, 2010
    based on 4 ratings
     | 3,955 views

    Life is full of meaning when your faith is in Christ.

    [To receive a free sermon each week by email, please contact jonrmcleod@yahoo.com] WHO IS THE AUTHOR? The words of the Preacher, the son of David, king in Jerusalem (v. 1). Who wrote the book of Ecclesiastes? • “Preacher” (qoheleth) means “one who ...read more

  • "Vanity, Vanity"

    Contributed by Kenneth Sauer on Oct 18, 2012
     | 1,696 views

    A sermon about transformation through humility and servanthood.

    “Vanity, Vanity” Mark 10:35-45 An author tells of a time that his car was struck by lightning while he was driving. When he was safe at home, he started to tell about his experience to his teenage son. He was expecting at least a bit of sympathy. Instead, his son ...read more

  • Vanity

    Contributed by Kayode Omotoso on Jul 10, 2014
    based on 1 rating
     | 1,373 views

    The soul is the hallmark of man's existence. Therefore, effort must be geared towards things that will nourish and enrich the soul. Unfortunately, what we seek today are the things that glorify the flesh to the detriment of our soul.

    "For what shall it profit a man, if he shall gain the whole world, and lose his own soul?" Mark 8:36 The above passage of the scriptures makes us understand that the whole essence of man is centred on the soul. No wonder the book of Genesis told us that man became a living soul when God breathed ...read more

  • "Vanity"

    Contributed by Robert Leroe on Jan 12, 2003
    based on 56 ratings
     | 5,139 views

    Solomon exposes the insignificance and absurdity of life IF life were nothing more than what is seen “under the sun”. He offers only two options--a life of hopelessness, or trust in God.

    “Vanity” Ecclesiastes 1:2-3 & 2:1-11 Pastor Bob Leroe, Cliftondale Congregational Church, Saugus, Massachusetts Ecclesiastes is perhaps the most puzzling and misunderstood book of the Bible. It’s been called “the mystery book of the Old Testament” (Ray Steadman). Few sermons are preached ...read more

  • All Is Vanity Series

    Contributed by Freddy Fritz on Jul 20, 2010
    based on 1 rating
     | 3,801 views

    In today's lesson we are warned that apart from God, we will not gain anything from all our toil.

    Scripture People today want to live meaningful lives. They have questions such as: • What is the meaning of life? • Why am I so unhappy? • Does God really care? • Why is there so much suffering in the world? • Why is there so much injustice in the ...read more

  • The Vanity Of Wisdom Series

    Contributed by Freddy Fritz on Jul 24, 2010
    based on 3 ratings
     | 3,911 views

    In today's lesson, we learn that apart from God, we will not gain anything from wisdom.

    Scripture Dr. David A. Hubbard, former president and professor of Old Testament at Fuller Theological Seminary in Pasadena, CA, told the following story in his commentary on the book of Ecclesiastes: I hated to dampen their sparkling spirits, but I had to help them face reality. Year after ...read more

  • All Is Vanity Series

    Contributed by Victor Yap on Dec 22, 2007
     | 1,783 views

    Solomon, Pt. 3

    ALL IS VANITY (1 KINGS 10:23-25, 11:1-13) A Jewish story tells of Alexander the Great’s presence before the gates of paradise on his journey home after he had conquered the whole world. Seeing that the gates would not open for him, he asked for a token to prove that he was there. All he got was a ...read more

  • All Is Vanity Series

    Contributed by Victor Yap on Nov 15, 2005
    based on 5 ratings
     | 8,290 views

    Kings of Judah, Pt. 1: "Solomon" - Sermon 3

    ALL IS VANITY (1 KINGS 10:23-25, 11:1-13) A Jewish story tells of Alexander the Great’s presence before the gates of paradise on his journey home after he had conquered the whole world. Seeing that the gates would not open for him, he asked for a token to prove that he was there. All he got was a ...read more

  • Vanity Or Discipleship Series

    Contributed by W Pat Cunningham on Sep 20, 2014
     | 1,669 views

    Herod Antipas was the embodiment of Quoheleth's maxim: nothing is new under the sun. But he had a chance to ask for living waters.

    Thursday of the 25th Week in Course 2014 Evangelium Gaudii St. Luke had an informant who had been in the court of Herod Antipas, the old rake and serial killer who had a morbid interest in ghosts, and a flirtation with Judaism and St. John, the cousin of Jesus. Luke records that he liked to ...read more

  • The Vanity Of Wealth Series

    Contributed by Freddy Fritz on Oct 10, 2010
    based on 3 ratings
     | 4,064 views

    In today’s lesson we are warned against a greedy pursuit of wealth and encouraged instead to enjoy God’s daily gifts.

  • The Vanity Of Toil Series

    Contributed by Freddy Fritz on Sep 4, 2010
    based on 8 ratings
     | 5,630 views

    In today's lesson we learn that apart from God, we will not gain anything from toil.

  • The Vanity Of Living Wisely Series

    Contributed by Freddy Fritz on Aug 27, 2010
    based on 3 ratings
     | 3,315 views

    In today’s lesson we learn that apart from God, we will not gain anything from living wisely.

    Scripture We continue in our sermon series on the Old Testament book of Ecclesiastes. The writer of Ecclesiastes, also known as “Qoheleth” and “the Preacher,” wanted to know how to live a meaningful life. He tried all kinds of ways to live a meaningful life. Today we ...read more

  • The Vanity Of Self-Indulgence

    Contributed by Freddy Fritz on Aug 22, 2010
    based on 3 ratings
     | 3,950 views

    In today's lesson, we learn that apart from God, we will not gain anything from self-indulgence.

    Scripture It is good to be with you this morning. I have been out of this pulpit for about a month, and I am eager to direct our attention to God and his Word. The Greek philosopher Aristotle (384-322 BC) once said, “Consider pleasures as they depart, not as they come.” Aristotle ...read more

  • Vanities, Poverty And Destitution Series

    Contributed by W Pat Cunningham on Sep 22, 2018
     | 464 views

    We must find in our heart the vast chasm, the infinite need that only Infinite Goodness and Truth and Beauty can fill.

    Thursday of the 24th Week in Course 2018 St. Vincent de Paul The book we call Ecclesiastes is often referred to as Qoheleth, for the Hebrew name of the author, here called “the Preacher.” The first words form one of the major themes of theology, that all things human are perishable, that even what ...read more