Week of September 7

Week of September 7

September 7: Proverbs 21-22

1) In Proverbs 21, who turns the king's heart wherever he wishes?

2) According to Proverbs 22, what should be chosen rather than great riches?

September 8: Proverbs 23

1) In Proverbs 23:4-5, what often happens to desired wealth?

2) According to Proverbs 23:10, what should we not do to ancient landmarks?

  1. Spray paint them
  2. Remove them
  3. Update them
  4. None of the above

September 9: Proverbs 24

1) According to Proverbs 24:11-12, who are we to rescue and what is the result if we do not?

2) At the end of Proverbs 24, the writer records his observations about a man's neglected property. What was his conclusion?

  1. Hard work is a waste of time
  2. Hiring out all of the work is the way to go
  3. Personal diligence is essential to success
  4. None of the above

September 10: Proverbs 25-26

1) According to Proverbs 25, how are we to treat our enemies and what is the result?

2) In Proverbs 26, the writer spends a couple of verses comparing the strife caused by gossip and quarreling to what?

  1. Fire fed by kindling
  2. Water poured from a pitcher
  3. Lava erupting from a volcano
  4. All of the above

September 11: Proverbs 27-28

1) How does the writer of Proverbs contrast the actions of true and fake friends who are in fact enemies in 27:6?

2) In Proverbs 28, the wicked flee when no one pursues but the righteous are described as ______?

  1. Wise as a serpent
  2. Harmless as a dove
  3. Bold as a lion
  4. None of the above

September 12: Proverbs 29

1) What is the result when righteous people are in authority and the result when the wicked rule?

2) What happens to the people in a land where there is no prophetic vision?

September 13: Discussion Questions

1) What passage uniquely spoke to you this week?

2) What insights did you gain about God?

3) What application might this have to what is happening in the world today?

4) How would God have you apply this truth to your life?