Ecclesiastes 5-6 – What does the teacher make of the pursuit of wealth? Is money what it’s all about? What should we be aware of when we seek after wealth? He points us towards the problems with money, and the place we find true wealth.
Ecclesiates 4:1-12: We long for love and community because we were created by a loving God of community – the world and our relationships are marred by the abuse of power, envy and loneliness. There is a better way – because “two are better than one” and “a chord of three strands is not easily broken” but even our best relationships and friendships are only a fraction of the BEST God has prepared for those who love him.
Ecclesiastes 3 – We all experience the pressures of time, with all that brings. What does that teach us about life and about God, and is there any point or goal to it all? The teacher points us towards the gifts of God…
Ecclesiates 2: 1-26 – The writer of Ecclesiates wants to find if there is anything “under the sun” which has a clear eternal value so he examines fun, money, work, sex, achievements and discovers that they are are all “meaningless – a chasing after the wind.” So what’s the point in life? Listen and see what he has to say!
A New Year’s Day Message with a difference! Despite all our optimism we find that in for a life lived ‘under the sum’ 2017 nothing will change and nothing we do will last! Where is the hope there? It’s only found in a life with the God who made everything under the sun.