January 18, 2015: Vanity!

Ecclesiastes Series message 1

Text: Ecc. 1:2

Beginning this Sunday, we will sit under the tutelage of one known as Qoheleth. This title means one who gathers people together for the purpose of teaching wisdom; your Bible probably renders this title as preacher. He had a lot of good things to say, all highly applicable to us today. We often chase the wrong things to satisfy the pain or emptiness inside. Some of the things we run after aren't bad, they just don't last. They make life more enjoyable, but they are not an end in themselves. We will live forever, but many of life's pursuits are temporary. We'll weave Qoheleth's wisdom in with the eternal hope and comfort which the Gospel brings.