Ecclesiastes is an evangelistic call to believe in God and have faith in his plans and purposes. The Preacher lifts our sights above secular life.
The world is full of paradoxes and vexations that we can’t begin to understand because we’re not God. The secret is to accept life for what it is.
What happens when the good, easy days of life have passed and adversity comes? Faith is the answer, but can faith even endure the troubles we face?
Money does not equal contentment and death is inevitable. You can’t buy your way into satisfaction, and you can’t buy your way out of mortality.
Wealth in a purely secular context leads to misery. The problem is that the secular mind assumes that wealth and joy invariably go together. They don’t.