Sermons on Proverbs
A simile is a word picture that uses comparison to show similarities between two different things. In the word picture, likenesses between the two things are emphasized; that is, how one thing is “like” another. Proverbs 25:11-20 contains series of similes.
Proverbs 16:20-33 Wisdom for Living Well – Class 7 The book of Proverbs is full of sayings about the tongue and our choice of words. This section is especially rich in proverbs on that subject. The first step to good speech is good listening, especially to the words of the Lord (16:20). For definition and discussion, here are some positive descriptive words and…
Wisdom for Living Well with Others – Class 6 Proverbs 16:1-19
Wisdom for Living Well with Others – Class 5 Proverbs 14:20-35
Wisdom for Living Well with Others – Class 4 Proverbs 11:20-31
Read and discuss each of the proverbs in 10:1-12.
Wisdom for Living Well with Others – Proverbs 6:6-19
Proverbs 1:1-33 – Wisdom for Living Well with Others
Solomon—especially gifted by God—is famously one of the wisest men who ever lived. He requested and God granted him an extra measure of wisdom (1 Kings 3), which he shared through thousands of “proverbs” (1 Kings 4:32-34), which others sought out. Many of these are now collected for us in the Old Testament book of Proverbs. Solomon wrote most, but not all of them.…