A Good Time to Die? – Ecclesiastes Ch12

A Good Time to Die? – Ecclesiastes Ch12

This morning is a service dedicated to youth.  Apart from the chairman and the speaker, all those taking part are young folk from the church.  So, Ashley Gardiner, a speaker the young folk know well, looks at Ecclesiastes chapter 12.  This passage opens with the words “Remember your Creator in the days of your youth”.  Later in the chapter, the Teacher declares that “Everything is meaningless!”.   Ashley points out that a better translation of the original word translated as “meaningless” would be “fleeting”.  This life is so short that it is important to get in tune with our Creator in our youth.  He is the only one who knows life’s meaning and can show how to live it to the full.  Beyond that, He is the only one who can give us access to the joys of eternal life beyond.