As Shared by the Wisest Man in the World
A Snapshot of Ecclesiastes
Fulfillment and Purpose
We want to see our lives as successful and we want to make a difference in the world
1. He hung around the wrong people
I Kings 11:3-4 And he had seven hundred wives, princesses, and three hundred concubines; and his wives turned away his heart. 4 For it was so, when Solomon was old, that his wives turned his heart after other gods; and his heart was not loyal to the Lord his God, as was the heart of his father David.
2. He looked in the wrong places
Ecclesiastes 6:12 For who knows what is good for man in life, all the days of his vain life which he passes like a shadow? Who can tell a man what will happen after him under the sun?
Solomon attempted to find fulfillment through:
The Key to Fulfillment and Purpose
The key is to fear God and keep His commandments
Ecclesiastes 12:13 Let us hear the conclusion of the whole matter:
Fear God and keep His commandments, For this is man’s all.
Ecclesiastes 12:1 Remember now your Creator in the days of your youth, Before the difficult days come, And the years draw near when you say, “I have no pleasure in them”: