How to See Jesus in Proverbs

Proverbs 26:4–5

In this lab, Pastor John shows us that the wisdom of Proverbs is only available to us through the person and work of Jesus Christ.

Principle for Bible Reading


Proverbs prescribe a way to live life. Proverbs are not promises, but rather general life principles to be implemented with wisdom.

Study Questions

  1. What does it mean to be wise? Can you give any examples?
  2. How can you connect the book of Proverbs to Jesus Christ? Is there any connection?
  3. Watch the lab. What does Pastor John mean when he says that Jesus is the foundation of all true wisdom?

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