Solomon is using his life mixed with God's wisdom as an experiment in search of some meaning he has lost since he has walked away from worshipping God alone. He'll contemplate some portion of life left hollow in his earth pursuits and then briefly come back to the understanding that life lived with God does have meaning and purpose. We just completed the famous chapter three in which he contemplates the events in life under heaven....continue reading "Ecclesiastes 4"
Taking a detour between I and II Kings into Ecclesiastes....continue reading "Ecclesiastes 3"
Solomon, or the author taking on his persona, has made his claim of the vanity of vanities. Now he continues to explain his grim world view....continue reading "Ecclesiastes 2"
I'm waiting on a commentary for II Kings before I move on with the chronological study. So I thought I would take a detour through Ecclesiastes. I had planned to read this with all of the other David and Solomon reading; but the failed attempt at Psalms stopped that plan....continue reading "Ecclesiastes"