The Three Pillars of Meaning are:
The Teacher of Ecclesiastes deconstructs two common ways people look for meaning in life:
What does Ecclesiastes positively affirm?
1. Though the retribution principle doesn’t work 100% of the time, the world is not completely random and chaotic. There are _________ for everything.
2. Don’t miss the gift of existence right in front of you. There’s a whole lot of God’s ________ all around you.
RESPONSE: At the end of today’s sermon, we’re going to take some time for both lament and thanksgiving.
- God, these things don’t seem right in the world and I’m frustrated:
- God, thank you for these little gifts of life that I easily overlook: