What’s the profit if you lose your family and friends along the way? (Bolding added). Sermons on Ecclesiastes - these are of variable quality, Chasing the Wind - A Life of Futility - 178 page commentary - Recommended, A Critical and Exegetical Commentary on the Book of Ecclesiastes (1908), An Exposition of the Book of Ecclesiastes 1860, The book of Ecclesiastes - its meaning and its lessons.-, "Everything is Vapor": Grasping for Meaning Under the Sun, Ecclesiastes - Blackwell Bible Commentary, Introduction And Prologue (Ecclesiastes 1:1-3), The Preacher's Search For Meaning - I (Ecclesiastes 1:4-18), The Preacher's Search For Meaning - II (Ecclesiastes 2:1-26), The Preacher's Observations - I (Ecclesiastes 3:1-4:16), The Preacher's Observations - II (Ecclesiastes 5:1-6:12), Counsel For Better Living (Ecclesiastes 7:1-14), Counsel For Balanced Living (Ecclesiastes 7:15-29), Wisdom To Endure Life's Vanities - I (Ecclesiastes 8:1-9:18), Wisdom To Endure Life's Vanities - II (Ecclesiastes 10:1-11:8), The Preacher's Advice To The Young (Ecclesiastes 11:9-12:7), Epilogue And Conclusion (Ecclesiastes 12:8-14), Alternative resource - Ecclesiastes Notes Chapter by Chapter, Ecclesiastes: Koheleth's Quest for Life's Meaning (232 page commentary -Submitted in partial fulfillment of requirements or the degree of Master of Theology in Grace Theological Seminary), Ecclesiastes notes - 65 pages generally verse by verse, Click to read the rest of this background on Solomon's reign to get a good context for understanding the Book of Ecclesiastes, Sherperding Wind and One Wise Shepherd: Grasping for Breath in Ecclesiastes, The Book of Ecclesiastes - Supplemental Notes (71 pages), Ecclesiastes or The Preacher, With Notes and Introduction (1851), Ecclesiastes and The Wisdom of Solomon (1902), Ecclesiastes or The Preacher, With Notes and Introduction (1881), Ecclesiastes 1:1-11 An Empy Life - The Emptiness of Significance, Ecclesiastes 1:1,12-15 Vanity Fair by Derek Thomas, Ecclesiastes 1:1-11 The Search for Satisfaction by David Strain, Ecclesiastes 1:2 God is Dead - Nihilism by J. Ligon Duncan, Ecclesiastes 1:12-18;2:12-17 An Empty Life - The Emptiness of Wisdom, Ecclesiastes 2:1-11 An Empty Life - The Emptiness of Hedonism, Ecclesiastes 3:11 - Eternity in the Heart: A Key to Ecclesiastes, Ecclesiastes 1:1-9 Staying Happy in a Hollow World, Ecclesiastes 1:2 The Sooner We Reach This Conclusion, Ecclesiastes 1:1-11 An Empty Life (1)- Is Work Enough, Ecclesiastes 1:1-18 Excerpt from the book (pages 263-267), Ecclesiastes 1:2 To separate us from worldly things, Life and Death in Biblical Perspective- An Examination of Genesis 5, Ecclesiastes 1, and 1 Corinthians 15-50-58. The Old Testament Theologies, particularly those of Smend, edition 2 (1899), and Bertholet (1911). The word ''vanity'' occurs thirty-seven times [the Hebrew word means ''a vanishing vapor,'' or, ''emptiness'']. Cyril Barber - These sermons....adequately expound the ethical and practical principles of this portion of God's Word. Do a good study of Psalm 73 and you will discover valuable insight. How can we act decisively on what God has said? Ecclesiastes 7:14, "In the day of adversity consider." See verse 9. C. H. Spurgeon said of this work, "Thoroughly exegetical, with excellent , scopes of argument' following each division; to be purchased if found:' An excellent work. Note: It’s not that he possesses it, but that he loves it. See also Swindoll's comments below). Life in Palestine was lived only on the sufferance of foreigners and must have been dreary in the extreme. We are going to begin a study of the OT book of Ecclesiastes. At least six suggestions are given in the book. What does it mean that we have eternity in our hearts (Ecclesiastes 3:11)? We confess we are disappointed with it. [Prov 8:17; cp. : Multnomah Press, 1985. Sq. It is book that defies human authorship alone. (see Ex. Murphy, Roland. I was just running faster and faster, thinking that the faster I ran the more lively life would become. N. War and Peace (Eccl 3:8) – War is sometimes necessary. The Art of Staying Off Deadend Streets. It is possible this man saved the city. Ideal for Bible discussion groups. Benevolence itself is to be exercised circumspectly (Proverbs 6:1-5; 20:16; Sirach 12:5-7; 29:18), and Sirach, in particular, is very far from feeling an obligation to love all men (25:7; 27:24; 30:6; 50:25,26). D. He Who Hoards His Money will Find that his Sickness is Intensified (Eccl 5:13). It doesn’t always happen this way. The Hebrew form is in the plural. “Strong men” = legs. God says, “It’s not good for a man to be alone.” Charles Lowery in his book Comic Belief, says a friend will bring you good cheer, lend a listening ear, shed a sensitive tear, give you a kick in the rear, tell you the truth without fear and always be near. Yet this perverse identification betrays the fact that Sirach's interest is not derived from a real study of the Law; the Wisdom that was so precious to him must be in the sacred books! STUART (MOSES). MACDONALD (JAMES M., D.D. Pleasing God should be man’s deepest desire (Eccl 2:26; 7:26). Our inclination shows up in our demonstration which produces our reputation. Ecclesiastes 7:24, "So I applied my mind to understand, to investigate and to search out wisdom and the scheme of things." The wisdom books of the Old Testament are Job, Ecclesiastes, and Proverbs. A. Eccl 10:12 – Be Careful What You Speak – “Gracious” = right, kind, well-spoken. All is vanity” (Ecclesiastes 1:2), indicating the utter futility and meaninglessness of life as he saw it. "Yet if any man suffer as a Christian, … let him glorify God on this behalf" (1 Peter 4:16). Kaiser, Walter C., Jr. Ecclesiastes: Total Life. New Translation. Pointer: “What you appear it not always what you are.” Solomon is not teaching moderation in righteousness or sinfulness. He warned them to avoid walking through life on the path of human wisdom; he exhorted them to live by the revealed wisdom of God (Eccl 12:9–14). Note: The sermons are an older genre and the illustrations are of variable quality. Oscar Wilde said, “The only way to get rid of temptation is to yield to it.” He’s got it wrong. His ways are past finding out. You Can Experience Labor without Reward (Eccl 6:7) – “Efforts” = labor. Live everyday as it was your last. So we can live (add years to our life). Ecclesiastes 10:4, "Whoever quarries stones may be injured by them; whoever splits logs may be endangered by them. What is it you need to plant or uproot? He says to us “Life without God is purposeless.” The booze, affair, money, fame and fortune won’t ever satisfy you. 5:1-12 The Way To Blessing, Eccl. If there is nothing but nothing under the sun, our only hope must be above it. But there was vitality enough in Judaism to explain the whole movement without recourse to outside influences, and, in any case, it is most arbitrary and untrue to attribute all the Wisdom speculation to Greek forces (as, e.g., does Siegfried, HDB). ; The Wisdom of Solomon 7:8-12 is the best statement on the other side). Commentary on Ecclesiastes. Have you ever thought about the purposeless driven life? Ecclesiastes 10:18, Do not revile the king even in your thoughts, or curse the rich in your bedroom — because a bird of the air may carry your words, and a bird on the wing may report what you say." 1860. Even the British Museum authorities have been unable to find this octavo for us, though it is mentioned in their catalogue. A cord of three strands is not quickly torn apart. Explanation (Eccl 8:1) – The leader should be able to see the big picture. You can help bring about change. Ecclesiastes 8:16, 17, "So I reflected on all this and concluded that the righteous and the wise and what they do are in God's hands — but no man knows whether love or hate awaits him." Remember it is required of a steward that he be found faithful. Conclusion: Think about these. The conclusion a man like that reaches is stated in this key text: ''...all was vanity and vexation of spirit, and there was no profit under the sun'' (Ecc 2:11). Get rid of your ‘rabbit’s foot” – it didn’t bring the rabbit any luck! This should produce a humble, teachable spirit. A practical study of Ecclesiastes. I said, “Oh, that I had wings like a dove! Even if the wicked get by and live to a ripe old age, only in the here and now do “they have their reward.” Their reward is only temporal. Don’t run from either. It is the same word “baw-raw” found in Genesis 1:1. Ecclesiastes 10:9-10, "A babbler is no better." Ideal for laypeople's discussion groups. It’s easy – chapter 9 has 18 verses. He thought learning would satisfy. Give a fool enough rope and he will eventually hang himself. II. Directs the attention of readers to the importance of developing a strong Godward relationship. Thru the Bible - Mp3's Baker commentary on the Old Testament Wisdom and Psalms, Review of Iain Provan's "Ecclesiastes, Song of Songs. Qoheleth. Read the book. 3:16-20, Matt. Conservative in theology and thorough in scope, Garrett interacts with the different approaches to these books, comments on each verse, and treats technical matters in footnotes. B. An Exposition of Salomon's Booke, called Ecclesiastes, or the Preacher.. 3. The orthodox Fathers, however, naturally sought Wisdom within the Trinity, and Irenaeus made an identification with the Holy Spirit (iv. The prophetic meaning of colors is extremely similar to the spiritual meaning of colors. The author provides an extensive introduction to Ecclesiastes, explores the traditional background matters as authorship, language, genre, structure, literary style, and theology. There are many enemies lurking around us seeking to destroy and demolish. The NIV Application Commentary, Review of R E Murphy's Ecclesiastes in Word Biblical Commentary, Best Commentaries on Ecclesiastes - Tim Challies, Top 5 Commentaries - Ecclesiastes by Keith Mathison - Ligonier Ministries, Ecclesiastes, Theology of - Baker's Evangelical Dictionary of Biblical Theology, Ecclesiastes, Book of - The 1901 Jewish Encyclopedia, Ecclesiastes, or the Preacher - International Standard Bible Encyclopedia, Ecclesiastes - Hastings' Dictionary of the Bible, Ecclesiastes - Interesting Facts - Chart with brief (but indeed interesting) facts some you know but some you make not, Ecclesiastes (Qoheleth): Enigmatic Pessimist or Godly Sage? Allow me to shed some light on three arenas: authority, agony and academics. The "wisdom of men" was human understanding as compared with the "hidden wisdom of God, " which was a knowledge of God's plan of salvation through Jesus Christ foreordained before the world began. Matthew 5:7 The 5th Beatitude 021. Ecclesiastes 1:8, "What has been — will be again, what has been done — will be done again. A purpose profound enough, big enough, consuming enough, that it grabs us by the shirt collar and demands our attention. I. One of the most satisfying expositions on this portion of Scripture. Ecclesiastes is not a book to be expounded verse by verse; but Cotton does it as well as anyone. When we talk about sovereignty we are talking about his rule. Defender's Study Bible Notes Without God people become beast-like in their nature and actions. It seems to shout out Is this all there is? So the ideal is a man who believes in God and who endeavors to live according to a prudence taught by observation of this world's laws, with due respect, however, to Israel's traditional observances. The Quest of the Chief Good: Expository Lectures. He seems here to assume the role of a pastor over his flock rather than as a king over his subjects. “Wheel/picture” = heart. And "Wisdom" is a quality of man (Proverbs 8:31-36), not a quality of God. If only we could grasp this truth, how many hours and years of grief would be spared us. He is a rational creature, for he can be guided by his mind (Eccl 2:3), he can evaluate (Eccl 2:11), understand (Eccl 1:17), investigate (Eccl 1:13), observe (Eccl 1:14; 2:12, 24; 3:10; 5:13; 6:1; 7:15; 8:9–10; 9:11, 13; 10:5, 7), reflect (Eccl 1:16; 2:1, 12, 15; 8:9; 12:9), and draw conclusions (Eccl 2:14, 17; 5:18). You can get prepared to die. Nothing can be taken from this life when a person dies; his exit is like his entrance (Eccl 5:15–16). Cyril Barber - MacDonald, James Madison. The pronoun ''I'' occurs thirty-six times, and over thirty times in Romans 7. Illustrate this with the story of the rich man and Lazarus (Luke 16:19-31). Please hear me: All pleasure does not come with a warning label. 1873. The Book of Ecclesiastes Explained. Ecclesiastes 7:20, "Do not take to heart everything people say." Summation: Life without God is meaningless! “Lacking” – missing data. 111:10; Prov. Ecclesiastes 3:20, "But they had no comforter." A. It’s the picture of someone who engages in commercial enterprises involving overseas trade (waters). At the end of his 40 year reign the nation divided, and remained divided until its destruction. Solomon offers to us some basic counsel on worship when going to the church house: A. Phillipsburg, NJ: Presbyterian and Reformed Publishing Co., 1991. The opening verse gives the title of the book: ''The words of the Preacher, the son of David, king in Jerusalem.'' [LUTHER]. It was not enough that the heart and will should be right, for a long course of almost technical training was needed (the "house of instruction" in Sirach 51:23 is probably the school; compare Proverbs 9:4). Instead one should forget trying to change things that cannot be changed (Eccl 11:3) or trying to predict what cannot be known (Eccl 11:4, 6), and should be hard at work all day (Eccl 11:6), working wholeheartedly (Eccl 9:10) and leaving the results to the Lord. Please enter your email address associated with your Salem All-Pass account, then click Continue. Matthew 5:9 The 7th Beatitude 023. Don’t let things go – get things done. The uninstructed or "simple" (Proverbs 1:22, etc.) (cf Eph 4:29+). Make the most of it. Bible Answer: Jesus uses water in a symbolic sense in John 4:14. Comments tend to be long and require one to "wade through" for the "gold." Will Ferrell once called standup “hard, lonely, and vicious.” Its practitioners are often thought to be flawed personalities, full of anger and unhappiness, driven by inexplicable demons into drugs and alcohol. Ecclesiastes 9:11, "There was once a small city with only a few people in it. ), primarily to warn the young people of his kingdom, without omitting others. I am meaning a Christian or Biblical interpretation of color(s). Ecclesiastes 2:17-26 Frustrated Or Content? We can identify a fool by his “walk”, that is his/her directions or pursuits in life. Laziness Is a Surefire Path of Self-Destruction (Eccl 4:5). Ecclesiastes A few psalms fall into the wisdom category ( 1, 37, 49, 73, 112, 127, 128). Portland, Oreg. Outline Studies in the Books of the Old Testament, W. G. Moorehead], In chapter 2, we have a striking parallel to Romans 7. THE SAD COMMENTARY THAT ENDS THIS BOOK IS THAT all the hopelessness was unnecessary. This writer is no doubt a profound thinker, but we do not set much store by the result of his thinkings. That New Testament chapter is the expression of what the Apostle's experience would be, any moment, apart from Christ. “You do not know” is stated three times in six verses (Eccl 11:2, 5–6) along with the words “you do not understand” (v. 5) to point up man’s ignorance of which disasters may come and when, where the wind will blow, how the human embryo develops in the womb, or which enterprise or investment will be successful. In his pursuit of life away from God, he went to Hollywood and Dollywood. 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Wisdom is the only exception (The Wisdom of Solomon 3:1, etc. Yourself: Be humble; you can't know all things (Ecclesiastes 7:15-29). ; contrast Job 32:9; Ec 4:13; The Wisdom of Solomon 4:9; Sirach 25:2). It is not a type, it is not a prophecy, but a simple little story with a beautiful truth hidden in it for those who believe that all parts of the Scripture converge towards One Center (Ecc 9:14,15). ), BILL BALDWIN Solomon’s Investigation (Ecclesiastes 1:12–6:9), A. Introduction—The King and His Investigation (Ecclesiastes 1:12–18), B. Note Eccl 7:23 – tested/determined; Eccl 7:25 – I turned; Eccl 7:26 – I find; Eccl 7:27 – I discovered. Here is the picture of a hotheaded boss. When the good die young and the bad “nasty” live on, it seems to defy God’s justice and God’s word. James S. Reitman, "The Structure and Unity of Ecclesiastes," Bibliotheca Sacra154: 615 (1997): 297-319. Comprehend (Eccl 8:17) – Nobody can comprehend God and his plans to any degree of fullness. 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