The Book of Ecclesiastes Bible Study Chapter 5 Part 1

We finish off this week by reading Eccl 5:1-7 v1: In the Hebrew Bible this is the last verse in chapter 4. (ie Eccl 4:17)  Walk prudently: Guard your feet.  House of G-d: This is a rare statement because Solomon rarely talks about G-d, but every now and then, in this book, he drops little

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The Book of Ecclesiastes Bible Study Chapter 4 Part 2

Let’s finish off chapter 4: Ecclesiastes 4:9-16 v9: Two are better than one: Gen 2:18. Many people remain single not because they can’t get married but because they’re afraid to get married because of what they might have to give up (independence, freedom, possessions, time etc). They do not want to take the chance of

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The Book of Ecclesiastes Bible Study Chapter 4 Part 1

On to Ecclesiastes 4:1-8 v1: Returned and considered: This verse ushers in a major change. Solomon has pursued knowledge and wisdom. They didn’t satisfy him. He then pursued pleasure. That too left him empty. Up to this point, his pursuits have been self-centred. Now he sets his attention on all the affliction in the world,

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The Book of Ecclesiastes Bible Study Chapter 3 Part 3

we finish off chapter 3: Ecclesiastes 3:16-22 v16: In the place of judgment (justice)…wickedness…in the place of righteousness, iniquity: In this world things are not as they are meant to be. In both these places, where we would expect to find goodness, we find wickedness and iniquity. It is not wise to invest in this

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