Relationships are Fleeting and Frustrating(Ecclesiastes 4:1-16) 

First Baptist Church Scott City, MO · Relationships are Vanity (Ecclesiastes 4) Solomon has thus far spent time discussing the vanity of life under the sun. He has been examining common ways people search for relevance and meaning and finds them fleeting and frustrating. If wisdom, pleasure, and work cannot bring contentment, what can? SolomonContinue reading Relationships are Fleeting and Frustrating(Ecclesiastes 4:1-16) 

Embrace God’s Appointed Seasons (Ecclesiastes 3:1-22) 

First Baptist Church Scott City, MO · Embrace God's Appointed Seasons (Ecclesiastes 3) Solomon has thus far spent time discussing the vanity of wisdom, pleasure, and work. These things can promise temporary happiness and moments of satisfaction, but it is fleeting and frustrating. In chapter 3, Solomon focuses on the first major method of livingContinue reading “Embrace God’s Appointed Seasons (Ecclesiastes 3:1-22) “

Your Work is Vanity; Enjoy It!(Ecclesiastes 2:18-26) 

First Baptist Church Scott City, MO · Ecclesiastes 2:18-26 : Work is Vanity; Enjoy it! Ecclesiastes is necessary for our spiritual maturity because it eloquently captures the beauty and the frustration of life. This book exposes to us man’s longing for relevance and meaning in a sinful world. Its overarching theme is that life shouldContinue reading Your Work is Vanity; Enjoy It!(Ecclesiastes 2:18-26) 

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!”