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New Video: Why Preach from Ecclesiastes?

Why preach from a depressing book like Ecclesiastes? What role does remembrance play in Ecclesiastes? Why is the Creator-creature distinction instrumental to a right interpretation of Ecclesiastes? How can we apply the book of Ecclesiastes today?

In this video, Dr. Willem VanGemeren introduces Ecclesiastes and explains why pastors should preach from Ecclesiastes.

Willem VanGemeren

Willem VanGemeren (PhD, University of Wisconsin) is Professor Emeritus of Old Testament and Semitic Languages at Trinity Evangelical Divinity School. He is the author of several publications including, The Progress of Redemption: The Story of Salvation from Creation to the New Jerusalem and Interpreting the Prophetic Word. He and his wife Evona have three married daughters and seven grandchildren, and find it to be a joy to be living close to two of their grandchildren and to watch their development.

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