Tonight's bible study was very good. Enjoyed the fellowship with the folks tonight.
A. "A GOOD NAME IS BETTER THAN PRECIOUS OINTMENT"
B. WHY THIS IS SO...
II. YOUR DEATHDAY IS BETTER THAN YOUR BIRTHDAY (7:1b)
A. "THE DAY OF DEATH THAN THE DAY OF ONE'S BIRTH"
B. HOW THIS IS SO...
Job 14:1; 3:1-3 and Jer 20:14-18
2. But for the righteous, the day of one's death is the beginning
of eternal bliss! a. - Isa 57:1-2 Php 1:21-22 Rev 14:13
III. A FUNERAL IS BETTER THAN A PARTY (7:2-6)
A. "BETTER TO GO TO THE HOUSE OF MOURNING THAN TO GO TO THE HOUSE
2. Why? The Preacher tells us why...
a. "For that is the end of all men" cf. Heb 9:27
B. "SORROW IS BETTER THAN LAUGHTER"
cf. Hebrews 12:11
C. "IT IS BETTER TO HEAR THE REBUKE OF THE WISE THAN...TO HEAR THE
SONG OF FOOLS"
IV. THE END IS BETTER THAN THE BEGINNING (7:8)