Ecclesiastes 2

For My Pleasure

Gretta: “I told you, I write songs from time to time.” Dan: “Well what do you write them for?” Gretta: “What do you mean what for? For my pleasure.” The film “Begin Again,” from which the above dialogue is taken, … more »

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Missio on Ecclesiastes: Maybe I Shouldn’t Turn the TV Off

It is not the critic who counts; not the man who points out how the strong man stumbles, or where the doer of deeds could have done them better. The credit belongs to the man who is actually in the … more »

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Missio on Ecclesiastes: Relational Investment

Last year one of my professors confronted us with the question “Can you know the world and still love it?” Right off the bat I wanted to scream “Yes! Of course!”, my pride swelling at what I saw as a … more »

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Missio on Ecclesiastes: Vanity and Meaning in Work

It used to be common to bind a New Testament together with the book of Psalms in a small, pocket-sized version.  The idea was that you heard the gospel in the New Testament and then responded to it with praise … more »

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