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Ecclesiastes 1–2:26 - April 26th, 2019

All is vanity

Read Ecclesiastes 1–2:26

  1. Explain the meaning of "vanity" in Ecclesiastes in your own words (v. 2)
  2. Explain the meaning of "under the sun" in Ecclesiastes in your own words (v. 3)
  3. List the different categories the preacher addresses as "vanity" in Ecclesiastes 1 and 2.
  4. What does it mean to "toil under the sun"?
  5. How would you summarize the preacher's main message from Ecclesiastes 1 and 2?

Application Questions

  1. What are your impressions of the book of Ecclesiastes?
  2. List three things you would like to change about your life and three things you would like to stay the same
  3. Can you think of instances when you felt you had "gained," only to find that in time you were dissatisfied again?
  4. What strategies do you think people you know, including yourself, use to avoid facing the reality of death?
  5. Sing "Come Ye Sinners" together

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