Ecclesiastes made easy

Ecclesiastes made easy

The Book of Ecclesiastes

made

Easy to Understand!

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For the week of June 10, 2024

by

Beth McLendon

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Ecclesiastes

will improve your life!


I am so excited to share these insights!


You

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NEEDS

these insights!



If you will watch these videos,

you will

save yourself

or someone you love

 years

of mistakes and frustrations!



This page is a

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to finding the secrets of life.


And you can share the message with those you love!


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Solomon wrote this book

to

save us

from

the unhappy journey

that he took.


A journey that leads to a dead end.


And David Guzik

makes this book easy to understand!


I pray that

you will consider watching the videos.


Each video

has

Great Insights.


They are worth your time.

They really are!


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I have provided

an

Introduction

for those of you who are interested.


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Author:

Solomon

who calls himself  - Preacher

He was

King Solomon of Israel

and he was

Son of King David 

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Solomon

explored

every pleasure

 - he was enormously rich with almost unlimited resources - 

and

experienced

every activity 

his mind could think of

to bring happiness and meaning to his life.


And  everything  left  him 

empty

and feeling despair.


- BUT - 

He finally found

the

Secrets.


This book tells us how to find a life of

true fulfillment,

true meaning,

true purpose,

and

lasting joy.


At the end of this book,

Solomon begs young people

to learn these lessons from him

instead of spending a lifetime

learning things the hard way -

or maybe not at all.

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Please share these insights with the teens you love.

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Ecclesiastes chapter 1

Key Phrase

"Under the Sun"

occurs 28 times.


David Guzik's written notes for teaching Ecclesiastes

I am endorsing these videos - not necessarily his other videos.


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Solomon

began his journey

with an earthly view of life

instead of a

heavenly - minded view of life.

Most people spend

years, decades, and some their whole life,

running after

the things

that Solomon ran after..... 

and Solomon got ALL of them.

And

Solomon found they were dead ends.

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Ecclesiastes Made Easy - Continued


>>>> Tuesday


Next

Ecclesiastes chapters 2-3


You cannot make sense of life apart from

God and an eternal perspective.



God deliberately built a system

of earthly life

that ends up being

meaningless and empty...

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without

focusing on

a living, active, knowable God

to whom we must

one day give an account.

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>>>> Wednesday


Next

Ecclesiastes chapters 4-6

"If anything is worse

 than the

addiction money brings,

it is the

emptiness that it leaves." 

Derek Kidner

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Wealth cannot satisfy.

It only makes you hungry for more.


At the first of the book,

Solomon

did not believe in an eternity

where God would judge him

for his actions.

So eternity was not influencing him.

Perhaps his pagan wives were influencing his view of what happens after you die.


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The road of life

that ignores death and eternity

turns out to be

the most dangerous place of all

because

it is filled with traps.

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Take Note:

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>>>> Thursday


Next

Ecclesiastes chapters 7-9


The only way

this world makes sense

is in light of

eternity.


The rich and cruel man

can get

the best of life

and die an old man - 

while the good man

can be plagued

with

problems, pain, and poverty.

BUT -

there is

true justice in eternity.

Luke 16:19-31.


There is no point

to life

other than

through the perspective of

eternity.



>>>> Friday

Next

Before

continuing with

David Guzik...

I want to emphasize

a point that

David Guzik did not emphasize enough.

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Most of you are wondering...

How did the

wisest man on earth,

make such

incredibly

unwise choices?

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Answer:

The 

Power of Sin

-

Solomon WAS the wisest man

BUT

he did not

continually dedicate himself to

obedience

to God. 


Disobedience

can even override

wisdom.


We are in a dangerous place

when we think that

we are exempt from

sin 

because of our

wisdom.


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Beware 

Do not underestimate the

POWER of YOUR

Sinful Desires.


“Sin will -  take you farther

than you ever expected to go;

it will  - keep you longer

than you ever intended to stay,

and it will  - cost you more

than you ever expected to pay.”


Disclaimer about the speaker above: 

I am not endorsing him - just his comments on Ecclesiastes on this video. 


Solomon
crossed
the sin barrier lines
that
God had given him.

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Obedience

to God's Word


Solomon was disobedient to God in many ways.

One Example:

Deuteronomy 7:3-4...
Do not to marry foreign spouses
because those spouses will turn your heart
toward their foreign gods.

Solomon ignored these Words of God. 

And his foreign wives did turn Solomon's heart toward 
their gods -  which greatly angered the Lord.



take note

Jesus said,

But

first and most importantly

seek

(aim at, strive after)

God's kingdom and His righteousness

[His way of doing and being right —

the attitude and character of God],

and all these things will be given to you also.

Matthew 6:33 AMP

 

Wise Words from Psalm 119

God, your word

I have treasured and stored in my heart,

That I may not sin against You.

Psalm 119:11 AMP

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>>>> Saturday

Next

we conclude with

Ecclesiastes chapters 10-12

When we enter eternity

life will

make sense.

I will now present

the conclusion of the book.


Most people live each day

as though

God doesn't really matter.

They live each day - -  without even thinking

about God.

Yet, we will one day face God.

And....

As David Guzik said,

"After this life, God will not ask you if you followed your heart."

To learn more about being right with God....

Visit our page - Explaining Salvation


David Guzik's website:

David Guzik's teaching notes on Ecclesiastes

I am not endorsing everything David Guzik says in other videos.

I am endorsing his  - Ecclesiastes -  videos.

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