Sermons in Ecclesiastes: Life Under the Sun


All Has Been Heard

by Joe Boot

May 22, 2016 | Ecclesiastes 12:9-14

The whole duty of man is to fear God, remember him and keep his commands. This was the original calling of man in Eden. It was about turning creation into a culture: to extend the kingdom of His majesty.


The Power of a Forward Look

by Joe Boot

May 15, 2016 | Ecclesiastes 12:1-7

Looking towards the future has transformative power on our present life. With perspective comes purpose. With purpose comes hope.


The Wisdom of Faith and Joy

by David Robinson

May 8, 2016 | Ecclesiastes 11:1-10

A wise heart is a joyful heart. And a joyful heart is a humble heart that trusts in God.


Bind My Wandering Heart to Thee

by David Robinson

May 4, 2016 | Ecclesiastes 10:1-20

The Bible teaches wisdom by illustrating its opposite, folly. For the Christian, wisdom is not only appropriate actions, but an understanding that our lives are bound up with Christ.


The Voice of Wisdom in a Time of Folly

by David Robinson

April 26, 2016 | Ecclesiastes 9:11-18

The wise person is competent in handling God's Word. He knows God's Word and how to apply it. He understands life, the world, himself, and other people.


Enjoying Life and Giving Your Best

by Joe Boot

April 17, 2016 | Ecclesiastes 9:1-10

The basis of life and culture is the interpretive principle given to us by God in creation. We cannot derive truth from subjective personal experience.


Politics and Providence

by David Robinson

April 11, 2016 | Ecclesiastes 8:1-15

There is a mystery to God's providence. We cannot fully understand what God is doing in the world simply by observing what is happening in the world.


The Teacher’s Discovery

by Dennis Doty

April 3, 2016 | Ecclesiastes 7:23-29

Know your heart and recognize the sin in it. God's grace reaches to the depths of our weakness and affords us a way of escape.


God’s Wisdom and Resurrection Power

by Joe Boot

March 27, 2016 | Ecclesiastes 7:15-22

We can never appreciate the almighty strength of Christ displayed in the resurrection until we recognize the power of sin and death that He has broken.


The Heart of the Wise and the House of Mourning

by David Robinson

March 20, 2016 | Ecclesiastes 7:1-14

In the face of euthanasia in our culture, the church is to minister the compassion and mercy of Christ, providing emotional, spiritual, and physical care for those who are lonely and dying.


Appetite and the Secret of Contentment

by Joe Boot

March 15, 2016 | Ecclesiastes 5:8-6:18

Man in rebellion has replaced healthy, God-given appetites with insatiable, destructive appetites for worldly desires and wealth.


Guarding Your Steps at the House of God

by Joe Boot

March 6, 2016 | Ecclesiastes 5:1-7

The centrality of the temple speaks to the centrality of God in all of life. With the privilege of access to God comes the responsibility to guard our hearts and lives as we approach the King of kings.