A World that Cannot Satisfy

A World that Cannot Satisfy

The goal of the book of Ecclesiastes is to make us long for more than this world can provide. Solomon had more resources and wisdom at his disposal than almost anyone in history. Yet he says that none of it could bring him satisfaction. He tried striving after wisdom,...
A World that Cannot Satisfy

The Wisdom of Fearing God

Apart from God, you have no hope. But the book of Ecclesiastes teaches us that there is hope in fearing God. We are not going to understand why there is evil in the world or why the wicked succeed during their earthly lives. Instead of asking why, however, we can lean...
A World that Cannot Satisfy

Is This All There Is?

“Is this all there is?” This is the question we find ourselves asking when we achieve a goal, thinking it will have given us our heart’s desire. But whether we strive for popularity, power, possessions, or prestige, we will find that the things of this world cannot...