You’re invited to join us for our new series from the book of Ecclesiastes!
Description: “My life has no meaning. My life is empty and disappointing.” These are the feelings of many us today. As we try to fill our lives with possessions, power and pleasure we find that life has let us down. In the book of Ecclesiastes Solomon takes us on a mental journey through his life explaining how he tried and tested everything to find meaning and enjoyment in life. He tries to spare his readers the same disappointment he learned through personal experience. Everything apart from God is empty and meaningless. Solomon has an honest approach to life. His comments may come across as negative but his attempt is to lead people to center their lives around God. Not any substitutes. He affirms the value of education, pleasure, work and possessions, but only in their proper place. All of these things must be seen in the perspective of God’s purpose. True enjoyment of life is comes from knowing that what we are doing is part of God’s purpose for our lives.
Dates Titles Scriptures Events
Aug 1 – Meaning Beyond Education – Ecclesiastes 1:12-18
Aug 8 – Meaning Beyond Pleasure – Ecclesiastes 2
Aug 15 – Meaning Beyond Work – Ecclesiastes 2:17-23 Back to School
Aug 22 – Meaningful Relationships – Ecclesiastes 4
Aug 29 – Meaning Beyond Possessions – Ecclesiastes 5-6
Sept 5 – Finding Meaning In Life – Ecclesiastes 11-12 Labor Day Weekend
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