Brookwood Church
January 16, 2022
Locations & Times
  • Brookwood Church
    580 Brookwood Point Pl, Simpsonville, SC 29681, USA
    Sunday 9:00 AM, Sunday 11:00 AM
    Sunday 11:00 AM
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Conversation Starter
What’s one thing you lost that was important to you?
Begin your study with prayer
Pause for a few minutes to quiet your heart and mind. Then ask God for insight and direction as you study and reflect on this week’s lesson.

Bible Study and Group Discussion ...

Read Ecclesiastes 9:1-12.
1. Name the six contrasts listed in verse 2. What point is the writer trying to make?
2. What does it mean to you that we’re all destined to die? How does this affect the way you think about the people in your life?
3. How has hope changed the way you live?
4. On a scale of 1 to 10 (1 being very little and 10 being a lot), how would you rate your ability to enjoy life? Explain.

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Ecclesiastes 12:1-7
5. What life lessons stand out to you from vs. 11:7-10?

6. The word remember is used 10 times in these verses. What are we supposed to remember? Why?
7. How do the metaphors in 12:2-5 describe the deterioration brought about in old age?
8. How can you embrace getting older without losing some of the good things about being young?
9. What’s Paul’s wonderful secret?

10. What will happen to our mortal bodies?

11. What stirs in your heart as you read this passage?

12. How does a relationship with Jesus motivate you to live and work enthusiastically for the Lord?
Spiritual Practice
A spiritual practice is training for the soul. If you build these into your everyday life, you’re sure to strengthen your relationship with God.

Plan a time this week to meet with friends or family to do something you enjoy. While you’re together, stop and thank God for the opportunity to enjoy life together.
Memory Verse
Fear of the Lord is the foundation of wisdom. Knowledge of the Holy One results in good judgment. Proverbs 9:10 (NLT)

Prepare for Next Sunday

Next Sunday, January 23, we begin studying the life of Joseph with a new series titled Living with Integrity. To prepare, read Genesis 37:1-36.
Why Jesus?
If you’ve never experienced God’s forgiveness and grace, we’d love the opportunity to talk with you about a life-changing relationship with Jesus. Email or call 864.688.8200
Additional Study Tools
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Brookwood Church App
Stay connected to God's Word and Brookwood. Download the Brookwood Church app from your favorite app store. Find message resources, watch past messages, leave prayer requests, give and more.

Online Sunday Services

Join us at our Online Campus Sundays at 11 am!

Faith grows deeper as we pursue Jesus together!

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Message Resources

Check out other Message Resources like the Outline and Family Talk for parents and children. Message Resources are available in the Brookwood Church app and on the website.

We'd love to hear from you!

Please visit or contact us at 864.688.8200.