As the Psalms take us into the heart of David, so do Proverbs, Ecclesiastes, and the Song of Songs take us into the heart of Solomon. The book of Proverbs fits squarely into the genre of “advice to a son” literature. In this book, Solomon offers advice to his son, advice to a young man going out into the world for the first time. We’re told in 1 Kings that Solomon wrote 3,000 proverbs; in the book of Proverbs we have 375 of them: pithy sayings that state traditional wisdom in a striking and memorable fashion.
Join Logos Bible Study as Dr. Bill Creasy explores the three categories of Solomon’s advice to his son: (1) choose your friends carefully; (2) manage your finances wisely; and (3) don’t get involved with someone else’s wife!
In this live lecture, Dr. Bill Creasy enthusiastically discusses the celebrated lessons from Proverbs. Originally, Solomon passed these sayings to his son so that his son might be wise with money, act faithfully, and choose good friends. Dr. Creasy provides similar lessons from Shakespeare and modern times while giving a historical framework to contextualize these proverbs. An experienced teacher, Dr. Creasy's charisma colors this lecture. He switches seamlessly from joking to instructing, a method that keeps his talk engaging. With his help, studying Proverbs is a riveting experience.
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