The Characters of Wisdom

The Characters of Wisdom

The Bible Project has inspired me through their videos and podcasts about the Wisdom Books. They talk about the books of Proverbs, Ecclesiastes, and Job as if they were people, or characters in a play. I am going to use that metaphor in my sermon this weekend. I took...

Week 29 Day 4 – The End of the Matter

Ecclesiastes 12:13-14 Now we come to the punch line of Ecclesiastes.  We’ve been hinting at it all week, but now we get to blurt it out.  Everything is meaningless unless it is done for the sole purpose of honoring God.  Even good things are meaningless if they are...

Week 29 Day 3 – A Strong Cord

Ecclesiastes 4:4-12 According to v. 4, what is the motivation behind people’s striving for achievement and advancement in the workplace or in life?  Do you agree or disagree with this statement? In what ways have you seen this at play in your own realm of experience?...

Week 29 Day 2 – What Time is It?

Eccelsiastes 3:1-14 Verse 11 is one of the glimmering jewels of hope in the middle of this dark and brooding book.  The key phrase is “He has also set eternity in the hearts of men.”  There is one simple reason why the vast majority of people in the world chase after...

Week 29 Day 1 – Four Ps in a Pod

Ecclesiastes 2:1-11 The “Teacher” searched for happiness through the four “P’s”:  Pleasure, Projects, Profit, and Power.  Depending upon our personality type, each of us will pursue one or more of these P’s in life.  Pleasure seekers view life as a frothy cup of wine,...
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