Review of Ecclesiastes
1 Chapter 1-6 The smashing of man’s self-sufficiency; self-determination
2 7:1-14, First in order of wisdom and out of this self-determination is to mourn our fallen-ness and humbly apply wisdom.
3 7:15-22, wisdom includes submission and balance.
4 7:23-29, wisdom includes a hard look at our fallen-ness
5 8:1-15, wisdom will be beautiful in the midst of evil but requires faith
6 8:16-9:10, wisdom includes living life the fullest given our limitations
7 9:11-17, wisdom includes submitting to God’s odd ways
8 9:18-10:20, wisdom includes not giving into temptations
9 11:1-10, wisdom includes investing and enjoying our lives
10 12:18, wisdom includes developing our relationship with God to face life.
God’s instructions for life lead us to stability because it leads us to our need to obey Him.