The world in which we live and work is full of sin. There are injustices, oppressions, and jealousies among human beings, which causes untold suffering and sorrow. This text teaches us how to think about these things and how to respond to them.
Ecclesiastes is a book about the true nature of God’s world and how we can live within it. In this first section, the author discusses how human work seems to have no lasting or permanent effect.