The Book of Ecclesiastes Bible Study Chapter 3 Part 2

Ecclesiastes 3:9-15 v9: What is all our labour/work going to bring about in the end?  v10: G-d- given task: G-d-given matter (or burden). The word translated ‘task’ is a word that can be related to something which is troublesome or afflicting. This is not saying that G-d likes to heap affliction on people. Within the

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The Book of Ecclesiastes Bible Study Chapter 3 Part 1

We begin this week by looking at probably the most famous passage in Ecclesiastes: Ecclesiastes 3:1-8.  Note: A part of our next reading could be seen as controversial for some of you. Remember that it is your responsibility to search out the verses and interpretations that are presented to you in these studies. We are

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Shabbat Shalom!

Parashat Vayeira (And He appeared) Genesis 18:1-22:24 Haftarah: 2 Kings 4:1-37 “…but where is the lamb for the burnt offering?” These are the words which Yitzhak (Isaac) asked his father as Abraham was walking with him to offer him as the burnt offering. Yitzhak knew that a burnt offering required an animal to be sacrificed.

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The Book of Ecclesiastes Bible Study Chapter 2 Part 3

Our last reading for this week is from Ecclesiastes 2:17-26 v17: Therefore: Because of death I hated life: Death is such a killjoy! If life could just go on and on maybe things wouldn’t feel so meaningless? But Solomon keeps coming back to the reality of death. It brings an abrupt end to anything we

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