Favorite Proverb

Scripture: Proverbs 6,10-29

Learning Objectives:

  • Students will learn following the advice in Proverbs will help them make many godly choices about their behavior.
  • Students will learn following the advice about behavior in Proverbs will prevent them from experiencing the many earthly consequences that often come from not following that advice.
  • Students will learn although Solomon was given great wisdom by God, he sometimes neglected to follow his own advice. His bad choices created consequences for him during his lifetime and for Israel long after he had died.
  • Students will create artwork of their favorite Proverb to display.

Guiding Question: How can students display what they know about the Proverbs?

Materials: Art supplies, construction paper

Procedure: Teach the Proverbs from the scriptures above. Highlight the advice given about our behavior and how to act in a godly way. Remind students that there are earthly consequences for our behavior and this advice should be used in order to obey God, avoid earthly consequences, and live the best life we can. Explain that even if we make a mistake, we can turn to the Proverbs to know the right way to act or handle a situation.

Have the students make posters highlighting their favorite proverb and create a display of the finished artwork for others to view.

Additional Questions: How can students share what they know about the Proverbs?

Supplemental Activity: Have the students teach a younger student about their favorite Proverb and how to apply the lessons to their life.

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