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Resources from the series: The Search for Significance, Security, and Satisfaction

The Search for Significance, Security, and Satisfaction

Written by Solomon, son of David, King of Israel, he calls himself the preacher there in verses 1 and 2, the book of Ecclesiastes is the search for Solomon’s quest to find satisfaction for the deep longings of his heart. If you read it over – you can do it, it’s not long, you can do it in about twenty, maybe twenty-five minutes – if you read over...

The Search for Significance, Security, and Satisfaction

Psalm 16 is a prayer for security. It was written almost 3,000 years ago by King David. He is asking God to protect him and deliver him from threatening circumstances. “Preserve me, O God?” he prays in verse 1. “My flesh dwells secure,” he is able to say in faith in verse 9. David is looking for security from God. And what I want to do as we consider Psalm...

The Search for Significance, Security, and Satisfaction

Now there are three characters in this familiar little drama, aren’t there? There’s the younger brother who takes his inheritance and squanders it. There is the older brother who stays at home working for his father. And there’s the father himself, who has to deal with his two boys and who does it, as we’ve seen, with such remarkable tenderness and generosity. And we’re simply going to look...

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