Ecclesiastes – Day One

Day One – Who Wrote Ecclesiastes?

A man named Solomon is believed to have written this book.

Look up the following passages and find some details about Solomon, the writer, that will help you understand who he was.

Ecclesiastes 1:1 – What are 3 things we can learn about Solomon?

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Ecclesiastes 1:12

What was the name of the place Solomon was King?  ____________________

Read 1 Kings 2:1-4

When King David died, what were some of the “charge” he gave to Solomon?

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What would the outcome be if Solomon kept the “charge”?  (PROSPERITY/FAILURE)

Read Ecclesiastes 12:9

Fill in the blanks based on this passage:

The writer was a preacher and he was ____________________.

Solomon taught the people _______________________.

Solomon thought about a lot about, took time to figure things out, and write a lot of ________________________.

What are some of the backstory and characteristics that make you believe it would be valuable to read and learn from the book he wrote?

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