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ECCLESIASTES 4-5 THE INSTABILITY OF  A WORLDLY-MINDED BELIEVER!  When a believer is  double-minded...  his whole life will...
ECCLESIASTES 1 THE VANITY OF LIFE!
ECCLESIASTES 2 RUNNING AWAY FROM  THE VANITY OF LIFE! SEARCHING FOR MEANING!
ECCLESIASTES 3 CHANGING YOUR PERSPECTIVE… Upward, Inward, Forward
“ But he must ask in faith  without any doubting,  for the one who doubts is like  the surf of the sea,  driven and tossed...
ECCLESIASTES 4-5 THE INSTABILITY OF  A WORLDLY-MINDED BELIEVER!  When a believer is  double-minded...  his whole life will...
THE INSTABILITY OF  A WORLDLY-MINDED BELIEVER!  4:1-8, Discouragement/Frustration over… <ul><li>Oppression of the innocent...
THE INSTABILITY OF  A WORLDLY-MINDED BELIEVER!  4:9-12, Encouragement over the benefits of companionship… <ul><li>Fruitful...
THE INSTABILITY OF  A WORLDLY-MINDED BELIEVER!  Discouragement Over the Fickleness of Political Popularity, 4:13-16.
THE INSTABILITY OF  A WORLDLY-MINDED BELIEVER!  5:1-7, Encouragement over the importance of reverencing God… <ul><li>Avoid...
THE INSTABILITY OF  A WORLDLY-MINDED BELIEVER!  5:8-17, Discouragement Over… <ul><li>Political corruption, 8-9 </li></ul><...
THE INSTABILITY OF  A WORLDLY-MINDED BELIEVER!  5:18-20, Encouragement over the enjoyment of life’s simple pleasures <ul><...
THE INSTABILITY OF  A WORLDLY-MINDED BELIEVER!  When a believer is  double-minded...  his whole life will be unstable!
LET’S BE “SINGLE-MINDED” IN OUR DEVOTION TO THE LORD!
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The Instability of a World-Minded Believer

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  1. 1. ECCLESIASTES 4-5 THE INSTABILITY OF A WORLDLY-MINDED BELIEVER! When a believer is double-minded... his whole life will be unstable!
  2. 2. ECCLESIASTES 1 THE VANITY OF LIFE!
  3. 3. ECCLESIASTES 2 RUNNING AWAY FROM THE VANITY OF LIFE! SEARCHING FOR MEANING!
  4. 4. ECCLESIASTES 3 CHANGING YOUR PERSPECTIVE… Upward, Inward, Forward
  5. 5. “ But he must ask in faith without any doubting, for the one who doubts is like the surf of the sea, driven and tossed by the wind. For that man ought not to expect that he will receive anything from the Lord, being a double-minded man, unstable in all his ways .” James 1:6-8
  6. 6. ECCLESIASTES 4-5 THE INSTABILITY OF A WORLDLY-MINDED BELIEVER! When a believer is double-minded... his whole life will be unstable!
  7. 7. THE INSTABILITY OF A WORLDLY-MINDED BELIEVER! 4:1-8, Discouragement/Frustration over… <ul><li>Oppression of the innocent, 1-3 </li></ul><ul><li>Futility of competition & labor, 4-6 </li></ul><ul><li>Futility of laboring for earthly goods which cannot satisfy, 7-8 </li></ul>
  8. 8. THE INSTABILITY OF A WORLDLY-MINDED BELIEVER! 4:9-12, Encouragement over the benefits of companionship… <ul><li>Fruitful labor, 9 </li></ul><ul><li>Help in trouble, 10 </li></ul><ul><li>Mutual benefit, 11 </li></ul><ul><li>Protection and strength, 12 </li></ul>
  9. 9. THE INSTABILITY OF A WORLDLY-MINDED BELIEVER! Discouragement Over the Fickleness of Political Popularity, 4:13-16.
  10. 10. THE INSTABILITY OF A WORLDLY-MINDED BELIEVER! 5:1-7, Encouragement over the importance of reverencing God… <ul><li>Avoid fools and their evil, 1 </li></ul><ul><li>Respect God thoughtfully, 2-3 </li></ul><ul><li>Fulfill vows and commitments, 4-5 </li></ul><ul><li>Guard your speech, 6-7 </li></ul>
  11. 11. THE INSTABILITY OF A WORLDLY-MINDED BELIEVER! 5:8-17, Discouragement Over… <ul><li>Political corruption, 8-9 </li></ul><ul><li>The futility of pursuing money, 10-12. </li></ul><ul><li>The futility of amassing money, 13-17 </li></ul>
  12. 12. THE INSTABILITY OF A WORLDLY-MINDED BELIEVER! 5:18-20, Encouragement over the enjoyment of life’s simple pleasures <ul><li>Eating and drinking, 18 </li></ul><ul><li>Rewarding labor, 18 </li></ul><ul><li>Fruits of ones labor, 19 </li></ul><ul><li>Gladness of heart, 20 </li></ul>
  13. 13. THE INSTABILITY OF A WORLDLY-MINDED BELIEVER! When a believer is double-minded... his whole life will be unstable!
  14. 14. LET’S BE “SINGLE-MINDED” IN OUR DEVOTION TO THE LORD!

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