Pleasure is Fleeting and Frustrating (Ecclesiastes 2:1-11) 

First Baptist Church Scott City, MO · Ecclesiastes: Pleasure is Vanity In the book of Ecclesiastes we are told that life should not be expected to be self-fulfilling because life only has meaning when it is lived in a right relationship with God. Solomon, the writer of Ecclesiastes, summarized this when he said, “Vanity ofContinue reading Pleasure is Fleeting and Frustrating (Ecclesiastes 2:1-11) 

Wisdom is Fleeting and Frustrating (Ecclesiastes 1:12-18, 2:12-17) 

First Baptist Church Scott City, MO · Ecclesiastes: Wisdom is Vanity In the book of Ecclesiastes we are told that life should not be expected to be self-fulfilling because life only has meaning when it is lived in a right relationship with God. Solomon, the writer of Ecclesiastes, summarized this at the beginning when heContinue reading Wisdom is Fleeting and Frustrating (Ecclesiastes 1:12-18, 2:12-17) 

All is Vanity (Ecclesiastes 1:1-11) 

First Baptist Church Scott City, MO · All is Vanity: Ecclesiastes 1:1-11 We begin our study of Ecclesiastes in chapter 1. The writer of Ecclesiastes is King Solomon. Even though he does not identify himself by name, the evidence points to him. For example he calls himself “the Preacher, the son of David, king inContinue reading All is Vanity (Ecclesiastes 1:1-11) 

Ecclesiastes: Introduction – It’s Good for You!

First Baptist Church Scott City, MO · Intro to Ecclesiastes – Life is Not Self-Fulfilling “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 findContinue reading “Ecclesiastes: Introduction – It’s Good for You!”

Jesus: The Priest of Priests

We are in the second sermon of our Advent series on Jesus’ three-fold office: Prophet, Priest, and King. Last week, we discussed that Jesus is the Prophet of Prophets. In other words, He is the greatest of Prophets because He reveals to us God’s perfect Word. The Father called out at Jesus’ transfiguration: “This isContinue reading Jesus: The Priest of Priests