Read: Ecclesiastes 9 In Solomon’s exploration of life and its purpose, he also explored death. He concluded that death comes to all regardless of position, power or belief system. And in this, he is correct. One hundred percent of us will die. Because he writes trying to find meaning apart from God, his conclusion is …

Read: Ecclesiastes 8 While there are many important truths in today’s reading, I will highlight only two. The first is found in verses 5 and 6. Those who are wise will find a time and a way to do what is right, for there is a time and a way for everything, even when a person …

Read: Ecclesiastes 7 The reading for today is well worth the effort it takes to read the whole chapter. But knowing we don’t all have the same time, I selected my standout verses to share with you today. Here they are: Not a single person on earth is always good and never sins. Don’t eavesdrop …

I know that my Redeemer lives! And today I choose to celebrate that undeniable fact with my life! I invite you to do the same! May your worship today be blessed with Holy Spirit moments throughout!

The most disturbing aspect of Solomon’s writing is looking at life and trying to find meaning separate from a relationship with God through Jesus. Nothing in life will bring fulfillment without the eternal perspective of Jesus bridging the gap between God and humanity. Read: Ecclesiastes 6 I find that I agree with Solomon. There really …

My first experience with roller coasters was while I was dating my husband. Theme parks, like Cedar Point, were not on my radar and I had never been on anything like the coasters theme park boasts. To be fair, I didn’t know how much I would hate them. We entered the park – this was …

Read: Ecclesiastes 4:7-12 The Teacher highlights one of the universal necessities for wholehearted living: companionship. In the past we may have called it fellowship; today we call it connection. Two people are better off than one, for they can help each other succeed. If one person falls, the other can reach out and help. But someone …

Read: Ecclesiastes 3 This chapter has to be one of the most familiar from the writing of Ecclesiastes. “There is a time for everything…” and on The Teacher goes to contrast birth and death, planting and harvest, etc. Even at this writing, I upset the palm plant on my desk and it landed on the …

Futililty: pointlessness or uselessness; serving no purpose Read: Ecclesiastes 2 Solomon considered the pointless cycle of life in chapter one. He turns to the futility of life in chapter two. In an effort to find meaning, he turned to pleasure and work. He found both to be quite meaningless in themselves. He sought laughter, wine, …

Read: Ecclesiastes 1 Perhaps you are a bit like me, wondering what this life is really all about. When I ponder the sameness of the days, months, seasons, years – I feel a bit overwhelmed. What really is the purpose and meaning of life? Even the question is not new. People have been asking it …