This chapter provides an exposition of Ecclesiastes 1:3-11.
This chapter provides an exposition of Ecclesiastes 1:1-2.
This article is an examination of Ecclesiastes 1:2-3.
Chapter 1 is a popular exposition of Ecclesiastes 1:1-11. The main theme addressed is the futility of life. At the end of the chapter are a number of study questions.
This book is a commentary on Ecclesiastes. Here the author introduces the book of Ecclesiastes and provides an exegesis of Ecclesiastes 1:1-11. The author discusses all the introductory questions to the book Ecclesiastes as well: the authorship and genre of the book, how to understand and read Ecclesiastes, and preaching from the book of Ecclesiastes.
Exploring Ecclesiastes 1:12-18, this article shows why true knowledge brings sorrow. True biblical wisdom gives understanding about the nature of life in this world, revealing that this world is lying in the midst of death. However, this is a healthy sorrow, since it leads one to search for life in Christ to escape the death of this life.