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Lesson One
Introduction to the Book of Proverbs
3 Activities | 1 Assessment
Lesson Two
Characteristics of the Book of Proverbs
3 Activities | 1 Assessment
Lesson Three
Ancient Near Eastern Proverbs: Part I
3 Activities | 1 Assessment
Lesson Four
Ancient Near Eastern Proverbs: Part II
3 Activities | 1 Assessment
Lesson Five
Purpose of the Book of Proverbs
3 Activities | 1 Assessment
Course Completion
Course Wrap-Up
1 Activity | 1 Assessment

Overview and Objectives

Lesson Overview

In this lesson, you will gain a foundational understanding of the book of Proverbs—what type of literature it is, who wrote it, and what we can learn from it. You will also grow in your understanding of just how precious the wisdom found in the book of Proverbs was to the ancient Israelites and beyond.

Lesson Objectives

When you complete this lesson, you should be able to do the following:

  • Identify the literary genre of the book of Proverbs.
  • Explain the purpose of the book of Proverbs.
  • Define biblical wisdom.
  • Identify the authors of the book of Proverbs.
Personal Reflection

As you proceed through this lesson have the following question in mind.
What has been your experience with the book of Proverbs up to this point? How do you see it being valuable in your life?

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