25 lessons on Proverbs, Ecclesiastes, and James that focus on each book's entire message.
For followers of Jesus, life in the age to come is going to be great. But what about life now? In the wisdom books of Proverbs, Ecclesiastes, and James, the Bible shows us how to develop a style of practical, godly living that's honest, generous, and fair. These book communicate timeless insights passed down by wise people through the ages using short, memorable sayings.
In this Understanding the Books of the Bible study on Proverbs, Ecclesiastes and James you'll discover the principles for living expressed in these sayings and see how they can direct you into a more satisfying life, here and now, with greater integrity and focus.
The 25-lesson format is ideally presented for group or individual studies and is adaptable to any study situation. It will evoke deep conversations about the provocative and empowering sayings of Proverbs, Ecclesiastes, and James. It will bring personal growth and life change through a new level of understanding and engaging God's word.
The Understanding the Books of the Bible series moves groups away from a typical Bible study format into a new approach to experiencing the Bible together. Instead of following artificial chapter and verse divisions, these study guides lead groups through whole books following their natural outlines and flow. They pose engaging questions for discussion with personal implications all along the way, leading to a community Bible experience.
"How can I find the right path to take in life?" " What things matter most, and how can I make sure I don't miss them?" People in every place and time have asked these crucial questions, and they've collected wise sayings to help guide them to the answers. In his inspired word, God has given us three books of wisdom sayings: Proverbs, Ecclesiastes and James. They provide his answers to these questions from three different but complementary perspectives. This study guide will introduce groups to the rich treasures of wisdom in these books and enable members to apply the truths they discover to their own lives. The Understanding the Books of the Bible series enables groups to take a new approach to studying the Bible together. Instead of following artificial chapter and verse divisions, these Bible study guides lead groups through whole books following their natural outlines and flow. They pose engaging questions for discussion with personal applications all along the way, leading to a community Bible experience.