ISBN #: 978-1-59387-115-4
The phrase under the sun forms the single most important key to understanding the book of Ecclesiastes. The fact that it occurs twenty-nine times indicates the general perspective of the author. His search is confined to this earth. He ransacks the world to solve the riddle of life. And his whole quest is carried on by his own mind, unaided by God. This study will help you to understand this fascinating book.
For over sixty years, William MacDonald addressed the key issues of Christianity in clear and simple terms. Leaving a promising business career to serve the Lord Jesus, he traveled worldwide, proclaiming the unsearchable riches of Christ. His more than eighty works are characterized by an economy of words that only comes by a major time investment in God’s Word. Although William MacDonald went to be with the Lord in 2008, his writing ministry continues to instruct and teach thousands of people today.
Chapter 1 – Introduction to Ecclesiastes
Chapter 2 – The Futility of It All
Chapter 3 – Pointless Pursuits
Chapter 4 – A Time for Everything
Chapter 5 – Life Is Not Fair
Chapter 6 – Lessons in Life
Chapter 7 – What to Do Before You Die
Chapter 8 – Wise Advice
Chapter 9 – The End of It All?
Chapter 10 – How to Find What Solomon Sought!
Books by William MacDonald: Christ Loved the Church, Enjoying the Book of Acts, Enjoying the Minor Prophets, Enjoying the Psalms, Enjoying the Proverbs, Letters to the Thessalonians, Let Me Introduce You to the Bible, Old Testament Digest: Job Through Malachi, True Discipleship
Courses by William MacDonald: The Bible Tells Me So, Born to Win, Christ Loved the Church, 1 Corinthians, 2 Corinthians, Doing Time with Jesus, Ecclesiastes: Is There Meaning to Life?, Galatians, God's Word Is Truth, Good New for All, Guide to Christian Growth, James, John, Lessons for Christian Living, The Letters of John, The Letters to Timothy and Titus, The Lord's Supper and Baptism, Luke, Matthew, Mark, Philippians, Colossians, and Philemon, Revelation, Romans – Part 1, Romans – Part 2, Summary of the Bible, What the Bible Teaches, Winning Souls the Bible Way
Booklets by William MacDonald: Armageddon Soon?, Fundamental, Important, and Non-Essential Issues, God's Answers to Man's Questions, The Grace of God, Grasping for Shadows, Seek Ye First, That's a Good Question, There's a Way Back to God, Think of Your Future, To What Should We be Loyal?, True Brokenness
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"This has been a wonderful study and I found it most interesting and helpful in explaining how a person should think and live his life according to God's Word."
“Like Solomon in Ecclesiastes, I spent too many years “searching under the sun.” God blessed by sharing His Son and His Word with me. My life is now full and alive with Jesus by my side.”
Now available—all 7 volumes of the the entire Old Testament Series. Now you can study your favorite correspondence courses anytime. This 7-volume set is perfect for in-depth study or for quick reference whenever you need it most.
Written by respected authors such as William MacDonald, O.S. Hawkins, and Ken Fleming, these courses make excellent tools for personal Bible study, teaching, or small group discussion. For a full description and detail information about each course included, click on the links below.
| Ecclesiastes: Is There Meaning to Life?
||96|| William MacDonald
| Jonah: Meeting the God of the Second Chance
||112|| O. S. Hawkins
| Judges: Disobedience, Departure, Discipline, and Deliverance
||144|| Ken Fleming
| My God and I: Selected Psalms
||128|| Ken Fleming
| The Life and Prophesies of Daniel
||136|| James A. Stahr
|Discovering Christ in the Psalms||128|| Ken Fleming
| The Minor Prophets
||221||James L. R. Catron|
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ISBN #: 978-1-59387-157-4
The book of Judges records the history of the nation of Israel in the Promised Land from the death of Joshua until just prior to the kingdom being established under King Saul. During this period, the nation failed God repeatedly, prompting Him to allow the pagan people in the land and surrounding areas to oppress them. Whenever Israel cried out to God for help, He would graciously raise up leaders to deliver them from their enemies and a time of peace would ensue—until the next time they failed.
The writer of Judges appears to have had a threefold purpose in recording this sad history:
ISBN #: 978-0-940293-66-3
Daniel is perhaps the most fascinating yet frustrating book of the Old Testament. Here it comes alive, both in its historical beauty as well as in its prophetic revelation. The book is both biographic and prophetic in describing the events of Daniel's life as well as the visions of future world empires and the end of the age.
This course will help you discern the problems of interpretation that can often cause confusion. A faithful study of the 12 chapters will reward you with an increased understanding and love for God's Word and the coming glorious King.View full product details
ISBN #: 978-1-59387-119-2
Jonah is not only one of the most popular books in the Bible—it is also one of the most controversial. Its historical validity is questioned by skeptics and scholars alike.It is the actual account of a man who rebelled and was swallowed by a great fish. But it is so much more.
It is the story about someone like you and me. It is the story of Jonah's struggles, calling, disobedience, problems, and prayer life. It is the story of his encounter with God and of God's gracious dealings with him. It is the story of a man, and of an entire city, that got a second chance.
Dr. O. S. Hawkins is a native of Fort Worth,Texas.He has three earned degrees (B.B.A., M. Div., D.Min.) and two honorary degrees. He has served as president of the National Southern Baptist Pastors’ Conference and has been a regular speaker at the Moody Pastors’ Conference and the Billy Graham School of Evangelism.
For fifteen years Dr. Hawkins pastored the fast-growing First Baptist Church of Fort Lauderdale, Florida. This church has been a perennial leader in evangelism and discipleship. In October 1993, he became the pastor of the First Baptist Church in Dallas,Texas.View full product details