Overview of Ecclesiastes

Text: Ecclesiastes 1:2 The book of Ecclesiastes is about Solomon’s pursuit for purpose and meaning in life. This is what everyone seeks. We want life to have meaning. We want to pursue a higher purpose. Where do we turn for meaning and purpose? Many pursue money, possessions, relationships, entertainment, careers, etc. to fill this void. Solomon did the same, but […]

Solomon Anointed King

Text: 1 Kings 1:38-40 Forgiveness of God Solomon’s mother was Bathsheba (1:11), well-known for her affair with David (2 Samuel 11) Punishment — the child born to Bathsheba would die (2 Samuel 12:14) This child died (2 Samuel 12:15-18) — the next child, Solomon, did not (2 Samuel 12:24), but rather became king When God […]