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Ecclesiastes 11:7-12:14 - The Good News and …?

December 6th, 2009 ·

A sermon on Ecclesiastes 11:7-12:14 by Steve Judd at Morning Church and Night Church on the 6th of December 2009.

  • What is the meaning of life?
    • Many things are 'vanity'
    • What brings REAL happiness?
  • The life of joy
    • Youth is wasted on the young
    • Know your job
    • To bring glory to God
    • Enjoy life - but make sure you understand real happiness
  • The urgency of decision
    • Life is fleeting
    • Growing old isn't fun
    • What's really important to you?
  • These are words of integrity
  • The real purpose of life
    • The good news
    • The bad news
    • The REALLY GOOD NEWS
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Tags: · Old Testament · Sermons · Steve Judd · Morning Church · Night Church · Ecclesiastes · Ecclesiastes: An Honest Look at Life

Ecclesiastes 4 - How to Survive in the Real World (pm)

November 29th, 2009 ·

A sermon on Ecclesiastes 4 by Cameron Griffiths at Night Church on the 29th of November 2009.

Sermon outline:

  • Imagine...
  • Background to Ecclesiastes
  • The rat race
  • 1) The dead-beat
  • 2) The power-monger
  • Better not to have been born!
  • Man's envy of neighbour
  • 3) The drop-out
  • 4) The work-horse
  • 5) The has-been
  • What is 'better'?
  • Jesus' words

Tags: · Old Testament · Sermons · Night Church · Cameron Griffiths · Ecclesiastes · Ecclesiastes: An Honest Look at Life

Ecclesiastes 4 - How to Survive in the Real World (am)

November 29th, 2009 ·

A sermon on Ecclesiastes 4 by Les Henley at Morning Church on the 29th of November 2009.

Sermon outline:

  • Intro
  • "Under the Sun"
  • 1) Oppression (v1-3)
  • 2) Toil (v4-6)
  • 3) Building wealth (v7-8)
  • 4) Partnership (v9-12)
  • 5) Poor wisdom (v13-16)
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Tags: · Old Testament · Sermons · Morning Church · Les Henley · Ecclesiastes · Ecclesiastes: An Honest Look at Life

Ecclesiastes 2 - Money Doesn’t Bring Happiness

November 15th, 2009 ·

A sermon on Ecclesiastes 2 by Cameron Griffiths at Morning Church and Night Church on the 15th of November 2009.

Sermon outline:

  • James Packer
  • Solomon wants to get to the bottom of life
  • This is what he does:
    • Laughter and wine (v2-3)
    • Great projects (v4-9)
    • His conclusion (v11)
  • How are we to view work, wealth and possessions?
    1. We will be forgotten
    2. We must pass it on to others
    3. It wrecks our lives
    4. We never have enough
  • Two things Jesus taught
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Tags: · Old Testament · Sermons · Morning Church · Night Church · Cameron Griffiths · Ecclesiastes · Ecclesiastes: An Honest Look at Life

Ecclesiastes 1 - The Search for Meaning

November 8th, 2009 ·

A sermon on Ecclesiastes 1 by Jim South at Morning Church and Night Church on the 8th of November 2009.

Sermon outline:

  • Intro
  • Meet "Qohelleth"
  • Key Phrases
    • "Vanity" (breath or vapour)
    • Time
    • Value
    • Eternity
  • "Under the sun"
    • The Generational Parade
    • The Circle of Life
    • Life Satisfaction
    • Sameness
    • Remembrance
  • Conclusion
  • Qohelleth - right... so far as he goes
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Tags: · Old Testament · Sermons · Morning Church · Night Church · Jim South · Ecclesiastes · Ecclesiastes: An Honest Look at Life