Wisdom from Ecclesiastes and David Gibson

November 7, 2017

This coming Sunday’s Core Seminar will examine Ecclesiastes 9:1-12. To whet your appetite, hear are a few comments David Gibson makes on this passage in his book, Living Life Backward: How Ecclesiastes Teaches Us to Live in Light of the End:

To die well means that you realize death is the limit God has placed on creatures who want to be God. . . . To die well means I realize that every time I see a coffin, it preaches to me that the world is broken and fallen and under the curse of death – and I am a part of it. (109)

We tend to live as if the one thing that is certain will never come while the many things that are uncertain are certain. (110)

In the created world, you can only truly enjoy what you do not worship. (115)

Join us as we ponder these truths and many others.

 

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