Intro: Random? 1. Tip 1: Take a second look 2. Tip 2: Expect things to be related Verses 1-3 Verses 4-6 Verses 7-8 Verses 9-12 Verses 13-16 3. Tip 3: Recognise that God does understand… 4. Tip 4: The Principle that unites the whole For Us In Us With Us
Questions from the talk on Ecclesiastes 3:1-22
Time: friend or foe? 1. Do we have time? All the time in the world We long for more 2. When time is up Will there be a time for justice? Will there be an ‘extra-time’? 3. Do you know the time? Knowing the past Finding meaning in the present Having confidence in the future
Ross and Tim discuss questions from the talk on Ecclesiastes 1:12-2:26
Whatever makes you happy! Does pleasure give you purpose? Is wisdom worth it? Can work make life worthwhile? Unhappy business So, enjoy passing pleasure… But pursue lasting pleasure!
Ross and Tim discuss questions from the talk on Ecclesiastes 1:1-11, 12:9-14
Why do you toil? 1. A Rocky Start High expectations Low moods Deep questions Vanity 2. A Strong Finish Wise and true God-given guidance What is your task? 3. A Meaningful Path