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  1. PROVERBS Ancient Wisdom for Modern Living

  2. POETIC WRITINGS Write these summaries in your scriptures

  3. Proverbs Write down one or two favorite quotes or sayings… One can be fun and the other inspirational.

  4. Some Proverbs

  5. Modern Proverbs 90% of men kiss their wife goodbye when they leave the house.The rest kiss their house goodbye when they leave the wife.

  6. Modern Proverbs A baby sitter is a teenager acting like an adult while the adults are out acting like teenagers.

  7. Modern Proverbs Fries before guys… Food before dudes…

  8. Modern Proverbs Get a dog if you want to be treated like a king. Get a cat if you want to treat something like a king.

  9. Modern Proverbs Laughter is the best medicine, but if you are laughing for no reason, you might need medicine.

  10. Modern Proverbs A celebrity is someone who works hard all his life to become known and then wears dark glasses to avoid being recognized.

  11. Modern Proverbs Smile. It’ll either warm your heart or tick them off. Either way, you win!

  12. Modern Proverbs When life gives you lemons, squeeze them into the eyes of your enemies.

  13. Modern Proverbs Aoccdrnig to rscheearch, it deosn't mttaer in waht oredr the ltteers in a wrod are, the olny iprmoetnt tihng is taht the frist and lsat ltteer be at the rghit pclae. The rset can be a tatol mses and you can sitll raed it wouthit porbelm. Tihs is bcuseae the huamn mnid deos not raed ervey lteter by istlef, but the wrod as a wlohe.

  14. Solomon • Author of the Proverbs • King of Israel • Son of King David • Built the temple • Wisest man in the world • Had his own sin problems

  15. Solomon Proverbs 1:1–4 What is the purpose of the proverbs?

  16. A Proverb for all Occasions Search for wisdom and gospel truth like you would seek for…(2:4-5) What six things does the Lord hate? Proverbs 6:16–19 Beware of an immoral girl, because she will…(7:21-22) A virtuous woman is like a…(12:4) ___________ goeth before destruction (16:18) He that is ______________ is better than the mighty and those that taketh a city. (16:32) A _____________ doeth good like a medicine. (17:22) A proverb of a good boy. (18:22)  The cure for laziness (19:15)  Beware of alcohol and drugs (20:1)  He that sleepeth in is like a…(20:13)  The glory of young men is strength; the glory of old men is…(20:29)  It is better to dwell in the wilderness than…(21:19)  For as a man thinketh in his heart…(23:7)  Who can find a _____________? Her price is above rubies. (31:10)  There is nothing better for a man than…(Eccl. 2:24)

  17. Proverbs 3:5-6 Scripture Mastery

  18. Proverbs 3:5-6 • Trust in the Lord with all thine heart; and lean not unto thine own understanding. • In all thy ways acknowledge him, and he shall direct thy paths.

  19. Proverbs 3:5-6 • Trust in the Lord with all thine heart; and lean not unto thine own understanding. • In all thy ways acknowledge him, and he shall direct thy paths.

  20. Proverbs 3:5-6 • Trust inthe Lord withall thine heart; and lean notunto thine ownunderstanding. • In allthy ways acknowledgehim, and heshall direct thypaths.

  21. Proverbs 3:5-6 • TrustintheLord with all thineheart; andlean not unto thineownunderstanding. • In all thy ways acknowledgehim, and he shall directthypaths.

  22. Council about Wisdom “Our Father in Heaven has invited you to express your needs, hopes, and desires unto Him. That should not be done in a spirit of negotiation, but rather as a willingness to obey His will no matter what direction that takes. His invitation, Ask, and ye shall receive does not assure that you will get what you want. It does guarantee that, if worthy, you will get what you need, as judged by a Father that loves you perfectly, who wants your eternal happiness even more than do you” (“Trust in the Lord,” Ensign, Nov. 1995, 17).

  23. Let’s read Proverbs 31:11–31 and look for qualities of a virtuous person and blessings we can receive for developing these qualities.

  24. VIDEO Return to Virtue (2:34)Elaine S. Dalton, who served as Young Women General President, urges young people to develop the strength that comes from living a virtuous life. Consider showing this video to help students understand and then apply the following truth: Virtue is more valuable than worldly wealth.

  25. Ecclesiastes Read and mark Ecclesiastes 12:13–14 and look for the Preacher’s main conclusion. Song of Solomon this book is a collection of poetry and songs of love and affection. The Joseph Smith Translation manuscript contains the note that “the Songs of Solomon are not inspired writings” (Bible Dictionary, “Song of Solomon”; see also the note found above Song of Solomon 1:1, footnote a).

  26. PROVERBS Ancient Wisdom for Modern Living