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The Problem with Work

Ecclesiastes 2:18-23; 3:9-13 A key word in this week’s lesson is “work.”  Is it a four-letter dirty word?  The lesson title tries to identify “The Problem with Work.”  What does “WORK” mean?  Just to be totally honest with you, the reader, I don’t intend to define the word work.  I do want, in various parts [...]

The Problem with Wisdom

Ecclesiastes 2:12-17; 7:23-29 The point of this Bible Study lesson is “Wisdom is grounded in trust in God.”  “The fear of the LORD is the beginning of knowledge: but fools despise wisdom and instruction,” Proverbs 1:7 (KJV).  Solomon wrote, “I realized that there is an advantage to wisdom over folly, like the advantage of light [...]

Jesus Forgives

Mark 1:21-3:6 With His four newly-deployed, recommissioned fishermen in tow, Jesus enters the synagogue in Capernaum and begins to teach.  In the next several verses, we will see three different Greek words that are translated “amazement.”  Those who listen to Jesus teach are openly astonished at the obvious authority displayed by Him. His teaching made [...]

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The Problem with Pleasure

Ecclesiastes 2:1-11 The verses between last week’s text and this week’s focal passage include this passage where Solomon wrote: “I communed with mine heart, saying, Lo, I am come to great estate, and have gotten more wisdom than all they that have been before me in Jerusalem: yea my heart had great experience of wisdom [...]