This past Sunday, Pastor Ray continued his message series on Ecclesiastes. Here's his message entitled "Making Our Creator the Priority" from Ecclesiastes 12. 1. A Present Truth to Embrace 2. A Coming Reality to Accept 3. A Future Certainty to Plan
Making Our Creator the Priority
May 20, 2018 • Pastor Ray Cazis
A Cheerful Heart - Ecclesiastes 11
May 13, 2018 • Pastor Ray Cazis
Pastor Cazis continues his message series on Ecclesiastes with a message entitled "A Cheerful Heart" from Ecclesiastes 11. 1. Don't live your life paralyzed by fear (11:1-2). 2. Spend your life in diligence (11:3-6). 3. Treasure life while you have it (11:7-8). 4. Steward life and prepare for eternity (11:9-10).
Avoiding the Foolish Life - Ecclesiastes 10
April 29, 2018 • Pastor Ray Cazis
Pastor Cazis continues the series on Ecclesiastes. Today's message is titled "Avoiding the Foolish Life." The main points are: 1. Our reputation is fragile. Affected by your heart Affected by your character Affected by your sprit Affected by your responses 2. Our words can devour us. 3, Our work affects the productiveness of our life. The text is Ecclesiastes Chapter 10: 1Dead flies cause the ointment of the apothecary to send forth a stinking savour: so doth a little folly him that is in reputation for wisdom and honour. 2 A wise man's heart is at his right hand; but a fool's heart at his left. 3 Yea also, when he that is a fool walketh by the way, his wisdom faileth him, and he saith to every one that he is a fool. 4 If the spirit of the ruler rise up against thee, leave not thy place; for yielding pacifieth great offences. 5 There is an evil which I have seen under the sun, as an error which proceedeth from the ruler: 6 Folly is set in great dignity, and the rich sit in low place. 7 I have seen servants upon horses, and princes walking as servants upon the earth. 8 He that diggeth a pit shall fall into it; and whoso breaketh an hedge, a serpent shall bite him. 9 Whoso removeth stones shall be hurt therewith; and he that cleaveth wood shall be endangered thereby. 10 If the iron be blunt, and he do not whet the edge, then must he put to more strength: but wisdom is profitable to direct. 11 Surely the serpent will bite without enchantment; and a babbler is no better. 12 The words of a wise man's mouth are gracious; but the lips of a fool will swallow up himself. 13 The beginning of the words of his mouth is foolishness: and the end of his talk is mischievous madness. 14 A fool also is full of words: a man cannot tell what shall be; and what shall be after him, who can tell him? 15 The labour of the foolish wearieth every one of them, because he knoweth not how to go to the city. 16 Woe to thee, O land, when thy king is a child, and thy princes eat in the morning! 17 Blessed art thou, O land, when thy king is the son of nobles, and thy princes eat in due season, for strength, and not for drunkenness! 18 By much slothfulness the building decayeth; and through idleness of the hands the house droppeth through. 19 A feast is made for laughter, and wine maketh merry: but money answereth all things. 20 Curse not the king, no not in thy thought; and curse not the rich in thy bedchamber: for a bird of the air shall carry the voice, and that which hath wings shall tell the matter.