Proverbs 18-21: Practical Matters

(18, 21) How do these proverbs describe the power of the tongue (18:21, see also 15:1, 4, 23; 16:24)?

What should we do with our tongues according to these proverbs (21:23, see also 15:28, 17:27-28)?  Why?

How might we apply these proverbs to our homes, our church, our workplaces, and our social media?

(18-21) For each of the following topics, answer the following questions:  What is the main point(s)?  What pictures, comparisons, contrasts, or consequences are given to drive home the point(s)?  Can you think of a current example that illustrates the point(s)?  What are some practical ways to apply the point to our lives(s)?

Sluggard: 18:9; 19:15, 24; 20:4, 13; 21:25-26; see also: 14:23; 15:19; 16:26 –

Money: 18:11; 19:17; 21:17, 25-26; see also 11:24, 28; 13:11; 16:8; 22:26-27; 23:4-5 –

Rich and Poor: 18:23; 19:4, 6-7; 21:13; see also 14:20-21, 31; 22:2, 7, 9, 16, 22-23; 28:6, 11; 29:7 –

Justice: 18:5; 19:28; 20:8, 10, 23; 21:3, 7, 15; see also 22:8; 24:10-12, 24-25 –

Instruction: 18:15; 19:20, 25, 27; 21:11; see also: 15:5, 10, 12, 31-32; 17:10; 23:12; 29:1 –

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