Tag Archives: Ecclesiastes

“The End of the Matter”

As we conclude our study of Ecclesiastes, consider this final reflection on the last verses of chapter twelve from Douglas Sean O’Donnell. He wrote: Ecclesiastes compares the words of the wise to “nails firmly fixed” (12:11). With that image, I … Continue reading

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Restless

“I have seen the business that God has given to the children of man to be busy with. He has made everything beautiful in its time. Also, he has put eternity into man’s heart, yet so that he cannot find … Continue reading

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“Extravagant Expectations”

In 1962, American historian, Daniel Boorstin published what would become an enduring cultural analysis. His book, The Image, now over 50 years old, examined American culture in the beginnings of a technological revolution.  In his introduction Boorstin wrote: …we suffer … Continue reading

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How Should We Respond?

As we began our study of Ecclesiastes on Sunday we saw that the Preacher provides a gut-level honest assessment of life after Genesis 3. He proclaims that all of our work (toil) to gain anything under the sun post-fall is … Continue reading

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Resources on Ecclesiastes

Lord willing, we will begin a sermon series through the book of Ecclesiastes this Sunday. When we begin a new book I like to offer the resources I will be consulting throughout the series. Below I have listed some commentaries … Continue reading

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