Sermons on The Wisdom Books

This is the third collection of books in the Old Testament which provide knowledge, truth and wisdom in understanding God and our relationship with God. This collection includes the following books:

Job, Psalms, Proverbs, Ecclesiastes and Song of Solomon

Psalms and Proverbs contain many sayings of practical wisdom to help live a free, happy, successful and holy life. Job and Ecclesiastes deal with the weightier issues of the meaning of life, the existence of evil, our relationship to God and his sovereignty. Song of Solomon is a love song glorifying romantic love between a man and woman, although it can be interpreted allegorically as a story about the love of God for Israel or the Church.

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Book of Psalms

Humiliation I

Psalm 51 New International Version (NIV) A psalm of David. When the prophet Nathan came to him after David had committed adultery with Bathsheba. 1 Have mercy on me, O God, according to your unfailing love; according to your great compassion blot out my transgressions.  2 Wash away all my iniquity and cleanse me from my sin. 3 For I know […]

Ecclesiastes

Finding Meaning in Life

Ecclesiastes 1:1-13 (NIV) Everything Is Meaningless 1 The words of the Teacher, son of David, king in Jerusalem: 2 “Meaningless! Meaningless!”     says the Teacher. “Utterly meaningless!     Everything is meaningless.” 3 What do people gain from all their labors     at which they toil under the sun? 4 Generations come and generations go,     but the earth remains forever. 5 The sun rises […]

Book of Psalms

Blessed is He Who Comes

Psalm 118:1-2  (NIV) 1 Give thanks to the Lord, for he is good;     his love endures forever. 2 Let Israel say:     “His love endures forever.” Psalm 118:19-29  (NIV) 19 Open for me the gates of the righteous;     I will enter and give thanks to the Lord. 20 This is the gate of the Lord     through which the righteous may enter. […]

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Ask, Seek, Knock

Job 42:1-7, 10-16 (NIV) 1 Then Job replied to the Lord: 2 “I know that you can do all things; no purpose of yours can be thwarted. 3 You asked, ‘Who is this that obscures my plans without knowledge?’     Surely I spoke of things I did not understand, things too wonderful for me to know. 4 “You said, ‘Listen now, and […]

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Can you handle the heat?

Job 38:1-7 (NIV) The Lord Speaks 1 Then the Lord spoke to Job out of the storm. He said: 2 “Who is this that obscures my plans with words without knowledge? 3 Brace yourself like a man; I will question you, and you shall answer me. 4 “Where were you when I laid the earth’s foundation?   Tell me, if you understand. 5 Who marked […]