I recently completed a brief outline of an OT theology of prayer. It also provided my outline for a recent Sunday School message I was able to teach at KMBC last Sunday. It was a conviction and encouragement to me as I taught it and I hope it will be to you as well.
Job faced some trials in his life (to put it quite mildly) and those afflictions raised some very difficult questions for him. Using legal terminology repeatedly, Job demands a “court date” with God – he wants to be put on the divine docket. And in the end (Job 38-42), Job hears from the Lord. But he doesn’t hear the answers to his questions like we would expect…
This final lesson in the Ecclesiastes series follows the flow of thought through the last six chapters of the book.
The last eight lessons have pulled out major themes of Ecclesiastes and examined them individually. This lesson goes through the first six chapters of the book, putting pieces together and unfolding the flow of thought. The next lesson (in two weeks) will do the same for the rest of the book.
Solomon closes Ecclesiastes with a two-fold exhortation: fear God and keep His commandments. This lesson looks into the relationship between the New Testament Christian and the Old Testament Law.