Outline of the Book of Ecclesiastes

Here are our bite-sized pieces of the Book of Ecclesiastes:

 


 

ALL HUMAN ENDEAVOR IS MEANINGLESS

 

Ecclesiastes 1:1. Greeting

Ecclesiastes 1:2-11. Everything is meaningless

 

HUMAN ACHIEVEMENT IS MEANINGLESS

 

Ecclesiastes 1:12-18. Examples of meaninglessness

Ecclesiastes 2:1-3. Pleasure is meaningless

Ecclesiastes 2:4-6. Construction projects are meaningless

Ecclesiastes 2:7-11. Materialism is meaningless

Ecclesiastes 2:12-17. Reflecting on death

Ecclesiastes 2:18-23. Work is meaningless

Ecclesiastes 2:24-26. Enjoy what you have

Ecclesiastes 3:1-8. There is a time for everything

Ecclesiastes 3:9-15. Toil is meaningless

Ecclesiastes 3:16-22. Power corrupts us humans

Ecclesiastes 4:1-6. Human society is often ruled by the cruelest of people

Ecclesiastes 4:7-12. A close spiritual friend is of great value

Ecclesiastes 4:13-16. Political power is meaningless

Ecclesiastes 5:1-7. Vows are meaningless

Ecclesiastes 5:8-20. The pursuit of wealth is meaningless

 

HUMAN WISDOM IS LIMITED

 

Ecclesiastes 6:1-12. Some people are not able to enjoy the fruits of their labor

Ecclesiastes 7:1-14. Heed wise counsel

Ecclesiastes 7:15-25. Avoid the extremes

Ecclesiastes 7:26-28. Ancient attitudes toward women

Ecclesiastes 7:29. God made us humans upright

Ecclesiastes 8:1-9. Relate skillfully to your king

Ecclesiastes 8:10-13. The court process should be speedy

Ecclesiastes 8:14-17. We cannot know God fully

Ecclesiastes 9:1-18. We cannot predict our own future

Ecclesiastes 10:1-20. When a fool is appointed to leadership position

Ecclesiastes 11:1-6. Work diligently, even though you do not know the future

 

WALK WITH GOD

 

Ecclesiastes 11:7-10. Live joyously and responsibly

Ecclesiastes 12:1-7. Walk with God when you are young

Ecclesiastes 12:8-12. All human endeavor is meaningless

Ecclesiastes 12:13-14. Fear God and keep his commandments

 


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