Hearing The Message Of Ecclesiastes
There is no easy answer to the meaning of life–even when you believe in God.
The book of Ecclesiastes seeks to answer the question: “What do people gain from all their labors at which they toil under the sun?” The book’s central character is Qoheleth, who wants to understand the meaning of life as far as he possibly can with the tools of his own empirical observation and reason. He struggles to reconcile the beautiful world that we love and enjoy with the baffling world of injustice, suffering, and death. Qoheleth circles around an abyss of nihilism and pessimism. He lives with unanswered questions. Yet he remains a believer.
Old Testament scholar Christopher J. H. Wright invites you to join Qoheleth on a journey through wisdom literature from centuries ago, because the message of Ecclesiastes can be strangely reassuring as we put our faith to the test in today’s post-modern era. There will be disorienting twists and turns and the occasional complete impasse as complex topics are discussed, like:
*The meaning of life
*Mysteries of time and injustice
*Ambiguities of work, politics, worship, and wealth
Hearing the Message of Ecclesiastes won’t answer your questions about the meaning of life, but it will ultimately help you live in the tension of God’s gifts in Genesis 1-2 and the fallen world of Genesis 3–and still go on trusting in the sovereign goodness of God.
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SKU (ISBN): 9780310145912
Binding: Trade Paper
Published: June 2023
Prayers For Victory In Spiritual Warfare$13.99Add to cart
Spiritual victory is a privilege to be enjoyed by every Christian. Why then do you seem to encounter so many obstacles in your daily life?
One answer may be that you have not yet learned how to stand strong in the victory that is already yours in Christ. The enemy of your soul has gained the upper hand and you feel defenseless against his attacks.
But are you really defenseless? No, says Dr. Tony Evans. God has given you powerful weapons to help you withstand the onslaught of Satan’s lies.
These prayers, based on Dr. Evans’s life-changing book Victory in Spiritual Warfare, will help you stand against the enemy’s attacks on your:
alcohol and drug-related strongholds
Prayers of victory that cover these and other vital areas of your life will help you retake the ground Satan has wrongly usurped in your life.
Power Of Knowing God$17.99Add to cart
When God calls you and me to know Him and experience Him, He wants more than a fan club. He wants an intimate relationship.
You go to church, read your Bible, and participate in Bible study groups–yet you still feel something is missing in your relationship with God. You want more.
Dr. Tony Evans believes knowing God fully should be everyone’s life ambition. He has developed a strategy for living victoriously as a child of God and he wants to equip you with the right tools for success in pursuing a personal and authentic relationship with the Savior.
Develop the kind of relationship that goes beyond intellectual knowledge, emotions, and actions as you…
*cultivate a more heartfelt closeness to God
*experience the power of His presence
*connect in an abiding relationship with Jesus
As you become more intimately bonded in love with God, you will come to know Him as He really is.
Kingdom Men Rising$19.99Add to cart
God is good and powerful and wants the best for your life. He has big plans for you. You believe these things are true. But what is your own responsibility as a man when it comes to becoming all God created you to be? How can you walk in victory and faith and make an impact on others for God?
Kingdom Men Rising challenges men to foster personal discipleship and apply discipleship skills and a leadership mindset to all areas of life. Dr. Tony Evans brings his insights, stories, and wise counsel from God’s Word to clear all obstacles in your path, leading you to the abundant life you’ve been called to live. And along the way, you’ll find your heart stirred to reach for more, no longer settling for a faith that just goes through the motions. The life of King David is used as the book’s foundation, and topics include overcoming temptation, restoration from sin, how to disciple others, and finally how to leave a legacy of faith and godly influence.
Replace helplessness, boredom, and regret with vibrancy, power, and joy. Let Kingdom Men Rising help you take the next step in your faith to become the powerful man of God you were made to be.
Experiencing God Together$15.99Add to cart
Learn to Love Well When You Give Love Away
Jesus has empowered you to be His hands and feet to others. And you don’t have to go far to be Jesus to others. You can share His life and love with the people you meet every day.
In Experiencing God Together, Dr. Tony Evans demonstrates how you can be a channel of God’s blessings to others. Whether you are learning to love those around you, providing hospitality for strangers, or offering forgiveness to those who harm you, Scripture offers instruction for how you can show God’s love for others as you live in community.
When you give God’s love away to others through tangible acts, you will experience His presence in new and meaningful ways.