The book of Proverbs is the Bible's how-to manual. The proverbs teach us how to be successful and prosperous in our work, our dealings with family and friends, and our relationship with God. The direction and guidance they give us is practical, concrete, reasonable and fruitful. By reading Proverbs we discover the vital importance of learning to live wisely. Now available in IVP's revised LifeGuide Bible Study format, Proverbs features questions for starting group discussions and for personal reflection, as well as a new "Now or Later" section following each session. 10 studies, for individuals or groups. 80 pages, softcover from InterVarsity Press.
Where do you turn when you need to replace a fuse, cook dinner, eradicate ants, or soothe your child's upset stomach? If you are like many others, you have a shelf full of "how-to" books to supplement your own knowledge and experience. Now it's time to add Proverbs to that shelf! Proverbs is the Bible's own how-to manual. The wisdom contained in its practical and simple instructions will help you to be successful and prosperous in your work, your dealings with family and friends, and your relationship with God. As William Mouser opens up this treasure-store of godly guidance, you'll wonder how you ever survived without it. Now available in IVP's revised LifeGuide Bible Study format, Proverbs features questions for starting group discussions and for personal reflection, as well as a new "Now or Later" section following each session.
Mouser earned his Th.M. at Dallas Seminary, where he specialized in Old Testament and Semitic languages. A former pastor, he is now director of the International Council for Gender Studies, based near Dallas, Texas.