The answer to the meaning of life – Ecclesiastes 1:12-2:26, Part 5

At the beginning of this five-part blog series on Ecclesiastes 1:12-2:26, I showed you Ed Ames’ song, “Who Will Answer?”, a song that is really asking, who brings meaning to life?  As we have seen all week long, while humanity tries to answer that question many way, it is only God who has the answer. Continue reading “The answer to the meaning of life – Ecclesiastes 1:12-2:26, Part 5”

Can the Student, the Party Animal, or the Addict find the meaning of life – Ecclesiastes 1:12-2:26, Part 2

Are you searching for the meaning of life? In Ecclesiastes 1:12-2:26, as we learned in the previous post, the Teacher tries out seven different roles, each one an attempt to find the meaning of life. So far, he has tried the Philosopher, and found it comes up empty. Now the Teacher takes on the roleContinue reading “Can the Student, the Party Animal, or the Addict find the meaning of life – Ecclesiastes 1:12-2:26, Part 2”

How an ancient personality test can help us discover the meaning of life – Ecclesiastes 1:12-2:26, Part 1

Ed Ames a provocative song in 1968 and it just might resonate with you today. Take a look: In case you didn’t catch it clearly, here is the chorus: If the soul is darkened by a fear it cannot nameIf the mind is baffled when the rules don’t fit the gameWho will answer?Who will answer?WhoContinue reading “How an ancient personality test can help us discover the meaning of life – Ecclesiastes 1:12-2:26, Part 1”

What a Starlink train taught me about life – Ecclesiastes 1:1-11, Part 4

Do you feel weary? Tired? Like life is wearing your down? As we continue our study of Ecclesiastes 1:1-11, which is about how life is fleeting, read verses 8-9.  In verse 8, the Teacher says life is “wearisome.” That word can be translated as “striving,” meaning that life is often a unending of process ofContinue reading “What a Starlink train taught me about life – Ecclesiastes 1:1-11, Part 4”