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Ecclesiastes 1:2

Ecclesiastes 1:2

From start to finish the book of Ecclesiastes declares the utter futility and complete meaninglessness of life without God. Whether it is referring to work or pleasure; wisdom or wealth; power or prestige; entertainment or virility; life or death – ALL is considered futile and worthless, when God is excluded from the equation.

It is read more...

Ecclesiastes 3:1

Ecclesiastes 3:1

So many verses in scripture come back to the foundational point that God knows best and wants us to trust Him in all things and at all times. He made the world and governs the universe and is never phased nor astonished at what is going on in the world at large.. nor the troubling circumstances that are happening in the individual lives of believers.

Times and seasons have been foreordained by God. He even knows the number read more...

Ecclesiastes 7:9

Ecclesiastes 7:9

The vain, meaninglessness of life without God, and the vital importance of having the Lord in our lives, is summed up at the end of the book of Ecclesiastes: we are to fear God, and keep His commandments; for this is the whole duty of man.

There is so much that can be learned from the Preacher, who wrote Ecclesiastes, for he spent the best years of his life pursuing every kind of meaningful activity the world offers, read more...

Ecclesiastes 9:12

Ecclesiastes 9:12

It was most likely king Solomon who penned the unusual book of Ecclesiastes. God granted the young king the gift of wisdom and discernment, and there is much in his writing that pertain to the value of acquiring godly wisdom. But as one traces the life of this famous and fabulously wealthy king, through Scripture, we discover that he did not always make the wisest choices in his own life, as king of Israel.

During his life, read more...

Ecclesiastes 9:18

Ecclesiastes 9:18

In much of his writings we see Solomon discussing inanimate objects and abstract concepts, as if they were a real people, to be pursued or avoided - and often they are identified as being of the feminine gender. Likewise, we often find him using similes, metaphors and contrasts, which help to deepen our understanding of Solomon's precepts and principles.

Folly and Foolishness is often personified as an unwholesome prostitute, read more...

Ecclesiastes 12:13

Ecclesiastes 12:13

Solomon was a man whose life seemed to overflow with the sort of blessings, that so many chase after today:- fame and fortune; glory and honour; prosperity and power; riches and authority; longevity and foresight; talents and skill.. cleverness, aptitude, artistry, and wisdom - 'wine women and song'.

Solomon was an anointed king of Israel and prophet of God, who had been chosen to rule over His people, and who had the read more...