Finding Purpose Amidst the Vanity of Life

Text: Ecclesiastes 1:2-11 All is Vanity Futility of wisdom (Ecclesiastes 1:12-18; 2:12-17) Futility of pleasures (Ecclesiastes 2:1-3, 10-11) Futility of possessions (Ecclesiastes 2:4-11) Futility of labor (Ecclesiastes 2:18-26) Yet These Things Can Have Profit Profit of wisdom (Proverbs 3:13-18) Profit of pleasures (Ecclesiastes 11:9-10) Profit of possessions (Proverbs 10:15,22) Profit of labor (Proverbs 14:23) Is […]

Let Not the Church be Charged

Text: 1 Timothy 5:16 What God has Charged the Church to Do: Evangelism – 1 Timothy 3:15 Edification – Ephesians 4:11-16 Benevolence – Acts 4:32-35; 11:27-30 What Men Charge the Church with (examples): Expanded benevolence (to include non-Christians) Recreation Common Meals Education Daycare Most Things are not Bad in Themselves –