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The Preacher in Ecclesiastes wrote that he'd seen all the things done under the sun, and all of them were meaningless. Has anything changed? How do we make sense of our days? Hear a brisk overview of Ecclesiastes on Truth For Life with Alistair Begg.

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A Word to the Wise

Ecclesiastes 1:1-18

Series: A Study in Ecclesiastes

Sermon Includes Transcript 42:08 ID: 2286

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A Study in Ecclesiastes

Chasing the Wind

Trapped in a dark world without a clear a view of God, the writer of Ecclesiastes sought frantically for some light on the path—but indulging in everything this world had to offer left him empty and unfulfilled. After climbing high on life’s ladder, he made the tragic discovery that it was propped against the wrong wall. Cynical about life’s achievements, he began to question—rightly—whether anything mattered or whether everything was only vanity. In this series, Alistair Begg guides us through this challenging and relevant Old Testament meditation on life’s apparent futility and the only true hope that can give our existence lasting meaning. When so many pass their days running down dead-end streets, we can live with purpose. First, though, we must discover what it means to fear God, which is the beginning of true wisdom.

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