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Sept. 9. 2018 – Finding Meaning of Life

Finding Meaning of Life*   Ecclesiastes is a carefully crafted whole, but as befits the Teacher’s search for meaning, the book tracks back and forth as he explores area after area of life. His autonomous way of knowing, starting not with the fear of the Lord but depending on his experience, observation and reason, leads him […]

Sept. 2. 2018: Introduction to Ecclesiastes

Introduction to Ecclesiastes* AUTHOR:  The author of Ecclesiastes calls himself “the Preacher” (1:1). Some interpreters have concluded that this was Solomon, while others think he was a writer later than Solomon. Either way, the book claims that its wisdom comes from the “one Shepherd” (12:11), the Lord himself.   LITERARY FEATURES & THEME:  Although Ecclesiastes […]