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  • Vanity Of Vanity, All Is Vanity!

    Contributed by Johnny Palmer on Mar 25, 2010
    based on 9 ratings
     | 9,810 views

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

    Intro: 1. “Tomorrow, and tomorrow, and tomorrow, Creeps in this petty pace from day to day To the last syllable of recorded time, And all our yesterdays have lighted fools The way to dusty death. Out, out, brief candle! Life’s but a walking shadow a poor player That struts and ...read more

  • Vanity Of Vanities Series

    Contributed by Jonathan Mcleod on Jul 20, 2010
    based on 4 ratings
     | 3,872 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
     | 1,675 views

    A sermon about transformation through humility and servanthood.

  • "Vanity"

    Contributed by Robert Leroe on Jan 12, 2003
    based on 56 ratings
     | 5,072 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

  • Vanity

    Contributed by Kayode Omotoso on Jul 10, 2014
    based on 1 rating
     | 1,359 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

  • All Is Vanity Series

    Contributed by Victor Yap on Dec 22, 2007
     | 1,758 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

  • The Vanity Of Toil Series

    Contributed by Freddy Fritz on Sep 4, 2010
    based on 8 ratings
     | 5,543 views

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

  • The Vanity Of Wealth Series

    Contributed by Freddy Fritz on Oct 10, 2010
    based on 3 ratings
     | 4,009 views

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

    Scripture In his quest to find out how to live a meaningful life the writer of Ecclesiastes addresses the issue of the vanity of wealth. Let us read Ecclesiastes 5:8-6:9: 8 If you see in a province the oppression of the poor and the violation of justice and righteousness, do not be amazed ...read more

  • The Vanity Of Wisdom Series

    Contributed by Freddy Fritz on Jul 24, 2010
    based on 3 ratings
     | 3,814 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 Freddy Fritz on Jul 20, 2010
    based on 1 rating
     | 3,709 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

  • Vanity Or Discipleship Series

    Contributed by W Pat Cunningham on Sep 20, 2014
     | 1,640 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

  • All Is Vanity Series

    Contributed by Victor Yap on Nov 15, 2005
    based on 5 ratings
     | 8,197 views

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

  • The Vanity Of Self-Indulgence

    Contributed by Freddy Fritz on Aug 22, 2010
    based on 3 ratings
     | 3,895 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

  • The Vanity Of Living Wisely Series

    Contributed by Freddy Fritz on Aug 27, 2010
    based on 3 ratings
     | 3,193 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

  • Vanities, Poverty And Destitution Series

    Contributed by W Pat Cunningham on Sep 22, 2018
     | 377 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