Ecclesiastes: Life Under the Son
September 12, 2021

Ecclesiastes: Life Under the Son

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Passage: Ecclesiastes 1:2-4

For those who fear God, Ecclesiastes is an optimistic book. Ecc 2:24-26, Ecc 3:12-13, 22; 8:15, 9:7-9, 11:8-9
It presents a realistic view of life in a world of sin.
It teaches that all we do in this world for this world is vain. Ecc 1:2
The vanity of life produces frustration, monotony, confusion and cynicism. Ecc 1:15; Ecc 9:3, 1:4-9, 16-18, 8:17
The vanity of life is a result of sin. Ecc 5:16, 3:20; Romans 8:22, Ecc 4:2-3, 12:14
Your response to life under the sun is to live under the Son, enjoying what you can while laboring for what is lasting. Ecc 1:3, 2:11, 18, 22; Ex 20:9; Matt 6:25-34; 1 Cor 15:58; Ecc 2:24; Ecc 3:13, 5:18-19, 8:15, 9:7-9
The answer to the vain liffe is to fear God and keep His commandments. Ecc 12:13