Religion is Vanity (5:1-7) 

First Baptist Church Scott City, MO · Religion is Vanity (Ecclesiastes 5:1-7) Life should not be expected to be self-fulfilling. Ecclesiastes teaches us that life under the sun is full of vanity. Ecclesiastes 1:14 says, “I have seen everything that is done under the sun, and behold, all is vanity and a striving after wind.”Continue reading Religion is Vanity (5:1-7) 

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) 

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!”

Living by Faith (Hebrews 11)

In Hebrews 11, we are shown the necessity of faith in a Christian’s life. In this glorious chapter, we are told of men and women in the Old Testament, living under the Old Covenant, who “gained approval” (11:2) from God through their faith. As we learned a few weeks go, Christians cannot live without faithContinue reading “Living by Faith (Hebrews 11)”

The Just Shall Live by Faith (Hebrews 11:1-3 & 6)

We now arrive at one of the most popular chapters in all of the Bible: Hebrews 11. Hebrews 11 is commonly referred to as the chapter of faith because it lists well-known individuals from the Old Testament and proves that they lived by faith. Verse 2 tells us that through their faith “the men ofContinue reading “The Just Shall Live by Faith (Hebrews 11:1-3 & 6)”

Fourth Warning: Do Not Draw Back (Hebrews 10:26-39)

We are now in Hebrews 10:26-39 and in the final section of the book of Hebrews. We have been away from our sermon series in the book of Hebrews for a few weeks so it would be helpful to recap where we have been. Hebrews demonstrates the supremacy of Jesus and the New Covenant overContinue reading “Fourth Warning: Do Not Draw Back (Hebrews 10:26-39)”