Series: Ancient Wisdom for Modern Life
October 7, 2020 | The Rev. Dr. Jonathan Bailes
On the surface, Ecclesiastes seems to be a book of despair: “Vanity of vanities, all is vanity.” But a closer read reveals it to be a sophisticated critique of common ways of finding meaning and happiness without God that directs our attention back to the absolute necessity of the gospel. In this lesson, we begin our study of this wonderful and often strange book by discussing two important keys for understanding Ecclesiastes as a whole and learning to appreciate its sober wisdom.
Where shall wisdom be found? How can we navigate life amidst crises? What guidance has God given us? Explore questions like these in Proverbs, Ecclesiastes, and Job.