Esther 1-6 Today we begin a series on the book of Esther, one of only two Biblical books to be named after women. Esther is a challenging read; it contains, as one commentator suggests, both hilarity and horror. It is also the only book of the Bible not to mention God, which has troubled many […]
Ecclesiastes 3 Today we continue our series in the baffling book of Ecclesiastes. The Teacher, in perhaps the most well-known passage in the book, makes some observations about time that have inspired both poet and politician. In reality this is not a moment of optimism from the otherwise despondent Teacher, instead the poem at the […]
Ecclesiastes 2 Today we continue our series looking at Chapter Two in the book of Ecclesiastes. We will explore ‘the teachers’ quest for meaning as he gives himself to doing anything his heart desires and the lessons he draws from that quest.