In Ecclesiastes 4 and 5 the Preacher wants to talk to us about the following subjects: 1) Oppression, 2) Work, 3) Companionship, 4) Wisdom, 5) God, 6) Riches, and 7) Enjoying life.
Now, as we move on to chapter 3 for our Ecclesiastes 3 Meaning article, it seems like God gets back out of the picture again. He isn’t mentioned in the first 8 verses. And yet I think the message of Ecclesiastes 3:1-8 is still fairly positive. In these verses we see time viewed from a […]
Welcome to this Ecclesiastes 2 Commentary! Based on how we finished Ecclesiastes 1, we might think – Ah! What about wealth and pleasure? Good times! Let’s explore that possibility in Ecclesiastes 2:1-11. Summary So, Qoheleth gives his summary in advance of what he found when he sought meaning in wealth in Ecclesiastes 2:1. Mirth and pleasure – […]
Ecclesiastes 1 Commentary: First of all, let’s discover what the message of the book of Ecclesiastes is. What is the book about in a nutshell? Everything is Meaningless Let’s look at what the text says. How’s this for a cheery optimistic start in Ecclesiastes 1:2? Vanity of vanities! Vanity of vanities. All is vanity. Wait, vanity? Yes. Breath. […]