Bible Study Curriculum

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Lesson Helps - Pastor Commentaries:


TEACHING WITH EXCELLENCE SPRING 2014
Teacher Introduction to Proverbs and Song of Songs

Lesson Helps - Sample Lessons: 

March29-30,2014
April 5-6, 2014
April 12-13, 2014
April 26-27, 2014

Lifeway Adult Bible Study Curriculum

Spring 2014 Study Theme: MAKE EVERY SECOND COUNT
 

Unit 1: Value Wisdom and Learn



March 1/2 - Seek Wisdom's Way

Background Passage: Proverbs 1:1-19; Lesson Passage: Proverbs 1:1-19

March 8/9 - Learn Wisdom's Benefits
Background Passage: Proverbs 1:33-3:8; Lesson Passages: Prov. 1;33; 2:5-12,16; 2:20-22; 3:1-8

March 15/16 - Listen to Wisdom's Invitation
Background Passage: Proverbs 8:1-9:18; Lesson Passages: Prov. 8:1-6,17-21,32-36; 9:12-18
 

Unit 2: Apply Wisdom and Live



March 22/23 - Lesson passages on Our Speech...
Think before you speak – Proverbs 17:27-28; 21:23 
Your words are powerful – Proverbs 18:19-21 
Guard Against Gossip – Proverbs 11:13; 26:20-24
Guard Against Falsehood – Proverbs 10:18-19; 12:17-19 
Use Words to Help & Heal – Proverbs 25:11-13, 31:8-9

March 29/30 - Lesson Passages on Our Work …
Work Hard– Proverbs 13:4; 14:23; 20:4; 24:30-34; 26:13-14; 28:19 
Work Smart – Proverbs 6:6-8; 10:5; 14:4; 21:20; 24:27 
Give Generously – Proverbs 11:24-25; 19:17; 22:9; 28:27

April 5/6 - Lesson Passages on Our Finances …
Place Finances in Perspective – Proverbs 16:16; 22:1-2; 23:4-5; 28:20; 30:7-9 
Earn Money with Integrity – Proverbs 13:11; 15:27; 20:17; 21:6; 22:16; 28:6,8,24 
Honor the Lord With Your Resources – Proverbs 3:9-10; 11:28; 16:8

April 12/13 - Lesson Passages on Friendships …
Consider Consequences – Proverbs 22:24-25; 17:14,19; 26:21; 25:19; 13:20; 14:22 
Cultivate Patience – 14:17, 29; 15:18; 16:32; 19:11 
Communicate Loyalty & Love – Proverbs 3:3-4; 16:6; 20:6; 10:12; 11:17; 15:17; 17:17; 18:24; 27:9

April 19/20 – EASTER WEEKEND; NO BIBLE STUDY CLASSES

April 26/27 - Lesson Passages on Substance Abuse …
Alcohol’s Deceptive Power – Proverbs 20:1; 23:19-21 
Alcohol’s Destructive Power – Proverbs 23:29-30 
Alcohol’s Addictive Power – Proverbs 23:31-35 
Alcohol’s Distractive Power – Proverbs 31:4-5 
Alcohol’s Use as a Sedative – Proverbs 31:6-7

May 3/4 - Lesson Passages on Living in Moral Purity …
Bitter Deception – Proverbs 5:3-6 
Utter Downfall – Proverbs 5:7-14 
Enlightened Direction – Proverbs 5:20-23; 6:23-24 
Dreadful Disgrace – Proverbs 6:27-29, 32-34

May 10/11 (Sunday is Mother’s Day) - Lesson Passages on Treasuring Our Mothers …
For Their Diligence – Proverbs 31:10-19 
For Their Compassion – Proverbs 31:20 
For Their Dedication to Family – Proverbs 31:21-29 
For Their Devotion to the Lord – Proverbs 31:30-31

Unit 3: Embrace Wisdom and Love



May 17/18 - Lesson Passages on Righteous Romance…
Being Together – Song of Solomon 1:7-8 
Mutual Admiration – Song 1:15-2:2 
Be on Guard – Song 2:15 
Treasure the Treasures – Song 4:9-12

May 24/25 (Memorial Day Weekend) - Lesson Passages on Investing in the Best…
Longing Love – Song 5:6-8 
Exclusive Love – Song 6:1-3 
True Love – Song 8:4-7