Ecclesiastes 12:1-14

Ecclesiastes 12:1-14 Ecclesiastes 12:1-14 Ecclesiastes 12:1-2 Solomon here is continuing the advice he began in Ecclesiastes 11:7 advising the importance of setting your life trajectory in youth.  It is so important to live in fear of God, knowing that He sees...

Ecclesiastes 11:1-10

Ecclesiastes 11:1-10 Ecclesiastes 11:1-10 Ecclesiastes 11:1-2 Life is an adventure and Solomon used two illustrations to make this point.  The first was a merchant sending out his ships (Ecclesiastes 11:1-2) in which faith is necessary. The merchant has no control...

Ecclesiastes 11 Introduction

Ecclesiastes 11 Introduction Ecclesiastes 11 Introduction Ecclesiastes 11 – Is life worth living?” That was the question the Preacher raised when he began the discourse that we call Ecclesiastes. After experimenting and investigating “life under the sun,” he...

Ecclesiastes 10:1-20

Ecclesiastes 10:1-20 Ecclesiastes 10:1-20 Ecclesiastes 10:1 – Like some highly concentrated chemicals polluting a water supply, a little foolishness can contaminate and permeate every part of life.  Scripture speaks much about foolishness. ‘The fool has said in...

Ecclesiastes 9:1-18

Ecclesiastes 9:1-18 Ecclesiastes 9:1-18 Ecclesiastes 9:1 – Some describe the first part of Ecclesiastes 9 as the most pessimistic passage in the entire book. But it ends on an optimistic note, preparing us for the positive elements that follow in the next three...