An Unusual Pursuit

          “I said in my heart, ‘I have acquired great wisdom, surpassing all who were over Jerusalem before me, and my heart has had great experience of
          wisdom and knowledge.’ And I applied my heart to know wisdom and to know madness and folly. I perceived that this also is but a striving after
          wind.”          – Ecclesiastes 1:16-17

Chasing the Wind

          “I the Preacher have been king over Israel in Jerusalem. And I applied my heart to seek and to search out by wisdom all that is done under
          heaven. It is an unhappy business that God has given to the children of man to be busy with. I have seen everything that is done under the sun,
          and behold, all is vanity and a striving after wind.”
                – Ecclesiastes 1:12-14 Read more…

Leaving a Legacy

          “There is no remembrance of former things,
          nor will there be any remembrance
          of later things yet to be
          among those who come after.”
                                                   – Ecclesiastes 1:11

Life Without God is Meaningless – Ecclesiastes 1:2-11

     “Vanity of vanities! All is vanity.” People never get anywhere from all their hard work. They never reach state of completion in industry, development, invention, or improvement. Just like nature around us, mankind is also locked in a circle of repetition. BIRTH – GROWTH – WORK – DEATH, and the cycle repeats itself with no change. No matter what a person accomplishes, it will never change for him. The efforts of any man are imperfect, flawed, and ultimately unsatisfying and pointless because of one unavoidable fact:  Nothing is ever actually “finished”. He will always want more. The mouse-wheel of the human experience is empty, with no end and no state of wholeness, maturity, or universal satisfaction. No one ever alters this human cycle. The bleakness of the sin condition is real, and it has been this way ever since the beginning.

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