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Life and Ministry Meeting Workbook  |  November 2016

 TREASURES FROM GOD’S WORD | ECCLESIASTES 7-12

“Remember . . . Your Grand Creator in the Days of Your Youth”

“Remember . . . Your Grand Creator in the Days of Your Youth”

Remember your Grand Creator by using your abilities to serve him while you are young

12:1, 13

  • Many youths have the health and vigor to tackle exciting and challenging assignments

  • Youths should use their time and energy in God’s service before old age limits them

Solomon used poetic language to describe the challenges of old age

12:2-7

  • Verse 3: “The ladies looking out the windows find it dark”

    Diminished vision

  • Verse 4: “The daughters of song grow faint”

    Diminished hearing

  • Verse 5: “The caper berry bursts”

    Diminished appetite