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Book of Ecclesiastes by Robert Buchanan

Today’s free book is Robert Buchanan’s commentary on the book of Ecclesiates. This public domain title was digitised using the copy of the book held in Spurgeon’s College Library.

Robert Buchanan [1802-1875], The Book of Ecclesiastes. Its Meaning and Its Lessons. London: Blackie & Son, 1859. Hbk. pp.435. [Click here to visit the download page for this title]

Table of Contents

  • Preface
  1. The Book and Its Author, Eccles., i.1
  2. The Preacher, His Text, and the Exordium of his Discourse, Eccles. i.12-11
  3. The Story of the Preacher’s Life, Eccles. i.12-13; ii.1-11
  4. The Preacher Reviews his Erring Career, Eccles. ii.12-26
  5. Our Times are in the hand of God, Eccles. iii.1-8
  6. The Bane and the Antidote. Eccles. iii.9-22
  7. Evils and Follies. Eccles. iv.1-8
  8. Deep Thoughts and Wise Counsels. Eccles. iv.9-16; v.1-12
  9. Broken Cisterns. Eccles. v.13-20; vi.1-12
  10. Hard but True Sayings. Eccles. vii.1-10
  11. Praises and Fruits of Wisdom. Eccles. vii.11-29
  12. The Doctrine of Wisdom as to Rulers and Subjects. Eccles. viii,1-8
  13. Verily There is a God That Judgeth in the Earth. Eccles. viii. 9-17
  14. The Apparent Indifference of Providence to the Distinction Beytween the Evil and the Good, and the Answer to this Difficulty. Eccles. ix.1-10
  15. The Issues of Events is Often Uncertain, But Wisdom is Always a Sure Guide. Eccles. ix.11-18
  16. Folly Contrasted with Wisdom. Eccles.x.1-20
  17. Works of Faith and Labours of Love. Eccles. xi.1-6
  18. An Exhortation to Cultivate Early Piety. Eccles. xi.7-10; xii,1-8
  19. The Conclusion of the Whole Matter. Eccles. xii.9-14

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