Only God gives true meaning and purpose (Ecclesiastes) 23 April

Only God Gives True Meaning & Purpose

Ecclesiastes 1-3 & 12 (Reading: 1:1-2:3)


1.    The frustrating and futile search for ‘meaning’ in a 

life without God


       The conclusion at the beginning

                   “everything is meaningless”


       The conclusion after various tests

                   “everything is meaningless”




2.    It is God who gives true meaning and significance to all we do


       The burden …


       The conclusion at the end

                   “Fear God and keep His commands”




3. Some implications: