Where Is God When Life Doesn't Make Sense

Where Is God When Life Doesn't Make Sense

by Lester Bauman

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Overview

How do I find meaning and purpose in life?
Most of us face this question sooner or later, no matter how popular, rich, or successful we might be. Money can't buy meaning in life. Education can't teach it to you. Possessions don't come with it. You can't find it by getting married, nor by staying single. Losing weight doesn't help, nor does meditation. Religion won't fix the problem, nor will committing suicide.
But life isn't hopeless or meaningless. You can find answers. Welcome to the book of Ecclesiastes.
Solomon was one of the few people in history who had the resources to try out everything that life offers. He had money. He had power. He had possessions. He had knowledge and wisdom. He had women. He had his own private musicians. He even tried worshiping idols. If he wanted something, he bought it or got it some other way. But he didn't have meaning or purpose in life, and he wanted it.
He wanted it badly.
The book of Ecclesiastes is Solomon's diary of the process he went through to try to find meaning in life. You will be surprised at what he all tried and what didn't work. And you may be surprised at his conclusion.

Product Details

BN ID: 2940159101761
Publisher: Christian Faith Publishing, Inc
Publication date: 04/24/2018
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
File size: 356 KB

About the Author

Lester is the author of a number of books, including God and Uncle Dale, My Brother’s Keeper and The True Christian. He has around fifteen years of experience in Christian writing and editing. Besides writing, he works for a Christian call center, helping to answer questions about the Christian faith and how to put it into practice in everyday life.

Lester grew up in the Mennonite Church and has served Christ for well over forty-five years. He has been married to his wife, Marlene, for almost forty years and has six children and ten grandchildren. Besides writing, he was worked as a teacher, as a payroll specialist, and as an accounting technician. This has given him a vast amount of experience in working with people over the years and also gives a practical flavor to his writing that is missing in some books.

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