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Proverbs

Chapters 3 & 4

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Proverbs 3

Questions for Adults

  • Trust in the Lord with all your heart and lean not on your own understanding; in all your ways submit to him, and he will make your paths straight. Proverbs 3:5-6
  • In these two verses which three terms (commands) are directed to the child of God? What is God’s promise on this verse.
  • Define trust. Why and how do we trust our Lord?
  • What benefits of wisdom did Solomon mention in Proverbs 3:1-35?
  • What does God do to the wicked, the righteous, the mocker, the humble, the wise, and the fool, according to Proverbs 3:33-35?

Questions for Kids

  • What should we do and not do and why in Proverbs 3:1-2?
  • How should we trust in the Lord, according to Proverbs 3:5-6?
  • Who does the Lord discipline, according to Proverbs 3:11-12?

More Questions

1) What should we do and not do and why in these two verses? (Proverbs 3:1-2)
2) What benefits of wisdom did Solomon mention in these verses of this book? (Proverbs 3:1-35)
3) What should we do with love and faithfulness and why in these verses? (Proverbs 3:3-4)
4) How should we trust in the Lord, according to these verses of this book? (Proverbs 3:5-6)
5) What is the result of fearing the Lord and shunning evil in these verses? (Proverbs 3:7-8)
6) What is the relationship between wisdom and personal health, according to these verses? (Proverbs 3:8-24)
7) What is the result of honoring the Lord with your wealth in these verses? (Proverbs 3:9-10)
8) Who does the Lord discipline, according to these verses? (Proverbs 3:11-12)
9) How did Solomon describe wisdom and its benefits in these verses? (Proverbs 3:13-18)
10) What role did wisdom play in creation in these verses of this book? (Proverbs 3:19-20)
11) What did Solomon say about sound judgment and discernment in these three verses? (Proverbs 3:21-23)
12) Why should we not be afraid, according to these three verses? (Proverbs 3:24-26)
13) What can help a person overcome fear in these verses of this book? (Proverbs 3:25-26)
14) How should we treat our neighbors, according to these verses? (Proverbs 3:27-30)
15) Why shouldn’t we envy a violent person in these two verses? (Proverbs 3:31-32)
16) What does God do to the wicked, the righteous, the mocker, the humble, the wise, and the fool, according to these verses? (Proverbs 3:33-35)

Questions by Frank Rose.

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Proverbs 4

Questions for Adults

  • Above all else, guard your heart, for everything you do flows from it. Proverbs 4:23
  • What does the term heart is referring to in Proverbs 4:23?
  • How do we guard our heart?
  • Why is it important to guard our heart?
  • What is one of the central messages of Proverbs 4:1-27?
  • How should we proceed in life, according to Proverbs 4:25-27?

Questions for Kids

  • What does wisdom do for us as we walk through life? Proverbs 4:11-12
  • When you choose to walk in the path of wisdom, what is it like? Proverbs 4:18
  • When you choose not to walk in the path of wisdom, what is it like? Proverbs 4:19
  • What do Proverbs 4:26-27 say we should do?

Questions taken from The Dig for Kids: Proverbs by Schwenk, Patrick

More Questions

1) Why should the reader listen to Solomon in these two verses? (Proverbs 4:1-2)
2) What is one of the central messages of these verses of this book? (Proverbs 4:1-27)
3) What did Solomon’s father say would happen if he kept his commandments in these verses? (Proverbs 4:3-4)
4) What will wisdom do for the person who does not forsake it, according to these verses? (Proverbs 4:5-6)
5) Why did Solomon say to get wisdom in verse seven? (Proverbs 4:7)
6) Who does wisdom exalt, according to verse eight? (Proverbs 4:8)
7) Why did Solomon tell his reader to accept what he said in these verses? (Proverbs 4:10-12)
8) What is the value of listening to instruction in verse thirteen? (Proverbs 4:13)
9) Why did Solomon warn us to avoid the path of the wicked, according to these verses? (Proverbs 4:14-15)
10) What did Solomon say about the wicked in these verses? (Proverbs 4:16-17)
11) How do the path of the righteous and the way of the wicked differ in these verses? (Proverbs 4:18-19)
12) What did Solomon tell us to do with his words in these verses of this book? (Proverbs 4:20-21)
13) How do Solomon’s words help the people who find them in verse twenty-two? (Proverbs 4:22)
14) Why should we guard our hearts, according to verse twenty-three? (Proverbs 4:23)
15) What did Solomon say about perversity and corrupt talk in verse twenty-four? (Proverbs 4:24)
16) How should we proceed in life, according to these verses of this book? (Proverbs 4:25-27)

Questions by Frank Rose.

2016 Bible Reading Plan