Sun, Oct 30, 2016
So much of the "American Dream" is wrapped up in a pursuit of power and wealth.
The author of Ecclesiastes has some important insights for us about chasing those things and how they won't really pay off.
Sun, Oct 23, 2016
Duration: 31 mins 23 secs
Ecclesiastes takes a break from pondering the BIG questions about life to focus us on practical, everyday issues.
While this passage doesn't take an overly 'happy' tone, there are some very positive lessons we can learn about living life God's way.
Sun, Oct 16, 2016
Duration: 32 mins 51 secs
The older we get, the more we see just how unfair life can be. How should we respond to injustice and unfairness?
The author of Ecclesiastes points us in the right direction and New Testament teaching helps fill in the gaps.
Sun, Oct 02, 2016
Duration: 33 mins 22 secs
The author of Ecclesiastes frets over the reality that death is a cloud looming over all of life. He recognizes God's in control of all things, but is still frustrated.
His perspective was limited however and he didn't have a fuller picture like we do now. We can look back on these issues through the lens of the New Testament and recognize the glorious hope God has given us through Christ - the one who conquered the grave.
Sun, Sep 25, 2016
Duration: 35 mins 26 secs
So many in our world are chasing after pleasures that don't truly satisfy. The author of Ecclesiastes took up a similar pursuit and described how it all left him wanting.
We assess his journey and the proper view of pleasure as we look at Ecclesiastes 2:1-11.
Sun, Sep 18, 2016
Duration: 33 mins 14 secs
We begin this series in Ecclesiastes by taking an overview of the book.
With all it's complex and significant lessons, we learn that finding fulfillment in life is only possible when we pursue the Lord.
Sun, Sep 04, 2016
Like with "El", there are many compound names that are based off of "Yahweh" or "Jehovah". We take a look at several and discover they all actually speak to what God does versus what we cannot do for ourselves.
Because of my (Pastor Lee) own fault, the sermon was not recorded. The mic was muted the entire time. So we are adding the text in a Word document and the PowerPoint file in the place of the audio.
Sun, Aug 28, 2016
Duration: 32 mins 24 secs
The most honored and special name for God is "Yahweh", which means simply: "The Lord is."
We explore key passages that help unpack this simple, yet profound name for God and the importance of having simple yet profound faith in Him.
Sun, Aug 21, 2016
The general name for God - "El" - is given many compound attributes to help us further describe and understand who He is.
We explore 3 main "El" names and see how they point us to God's gracious redemption.
Sun, Aug 14, 2016
Duration: 34 mins 24 secs
'El' and it's plural form 'Elohim' are the most general and generic names for God in the Bible. They were also used by other nations to identify their deities.
Scripture takes these common designations and makes them unique and special.