ALL EVENTS ARE IN GOD’S HAND
Ecclesiastes 3:1-15 (506)
A. Solomon, the king and the preacher, teaches that all events are in the hand of God.
B. There are points in time when events and circumstances occur according to the will
of God. Eccl. 3:1
I. God rules the world.
A. Eight pairs of opposites in verses 2-8 that deal with our relationship with God. (time;
V3 _______________________________________________________ Gen. 9:6 (6)_
V4 ___________________________________________________Rom. 12:15 (838)
V7 ____________________________________Mk. 15:4-5 (747); Prov. 15;23 (494)
II. We can do nothing to change these events. Vv9-11
A. Based on the appointment of God.
B. God sees from a perspective not available to us.
III. Solomon’s conclusion. Vv 12-15
A. We should enjoy the life that we have been given by God. Philippians 4:4-7 (869
B. What God does we can’t change. Vv 14-15
A. God rules the world.
B. There are points of time over which we have no control.