“No Profit in Life Apart from God” – Ecclesiastes 1:1-11

Led by Rev. Sam Mawhinney.

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Welcome & Call to Worship

Opening Hymn: Lord of the Years

Prayers of Adoration and Confession 

Reading: Ecclesiastes 1:1-11

Sermon: “No Profit in Life Apart from God”

Praise: Seek Ye First


Prayers for Others

Closing Hymn: Across the Lands


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Discussion Questions:

What do you think gives meaning to life?

What does it mean for life, or aspects of it, to be described as ‘meaningless’?

The Hebrew word hebel, translated as ‘meaningless’ or ‘vanity’, literally means ‘vapour’ or ‘breath’. How does this imagery impact your thinking about this passage?

What question(s) does this passage challenge you to ask about your life?