Understanding the Book of Ecclesiastes
Prior to getting started with the study of “Judgments” in the Bible, we need to set some boundaries. Some of the teachings held but people depend upon verses found in the book of Ecclesiastes. Can they be trusted? Why, or why not?
Solomon (King David’s son and the writer of the book of Ecclesiastes) spent many years trying to find the meaning of life. In the first 11 chapters of the book of Ecclesiastes, he reported things that seem to be common sense (example: “there is nothing new under the sun”, Ecc 1:9). But, the phrase “under the sun” is used often because it describes events as they are seen from man’s eyes. Continue reading Understanding the Book of Ecclesiastes in the Bible