OLD TESTAMENT:
WISDOM LITERATURE

CLASS SCHEDULE
Wednesdays
6:30-8:00pm

Session 01: Genre of Wisdom Literature
March 16
Session 02: Job (Part 1)
March 23
Session 03: Job (Part 2)
March 30
Session 04: Psalms (Part 1)
April 6
Session 05: Psalms (Part 2)
April 13
Session 06: Ecclesiastes (Part 1)
April 20
Session 07: Ecclesiastes (Part 2)
April 27
Session 08:Proverbs
May 4
Session 09: Song of Solomon
May 11

Introduction

The biblical narrative will come alive as you explore how the chapters, stories, events, and literary forms all fit together in God's redemptive story. This survey course traces the books that make up the wisdom literature genre.

Old Testament: Wisdom Literature (CLASS BOOKLET)
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SESSION 1: Wisdom Literature

The storyline discussion takes a brief hiatus as Dr. Miller defines the genre of wisdom literature.
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SESSION 2: Job (Part 1)

Dr. Miller discusses the purpose of Job as well as misinterpretations of the book.
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THE BIBLE PROJECT VIDEO - JOB
JOB - OVERVIEW CHART

SESSION 3: Job (Part 2)

Dr. Miller continues the discussion on Job with a look at the structure, with special focus on the believer’s motives and mindset on serving God.
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THE BIBLE PROJECT VIDEO - JOB
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SESSION 4: Psalms (Part 1) 

This lecture introduces the book of Psalms. Dr. Miller examines the themes and structure.
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THE BIBLE PROJECT VIDEO - PSALMS
PSALMS - OVERVIEW CHART

SESSION 5: PSALMS (PART 2)

Dr. Miller finishes his discussion on Psalms with details about the Messianic Psalms.
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THE BIBLE PROJECT VIDEO - PSALMS
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SESSION 6: Ecclesiastes (Part 1)

Dr. Miller introduces Ecclesiastes, explains its background, and offers the trouble that many readers have with the book.
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THE BIBLE PROJECT VIDEO - ECCLESIASTES
ECCLESIASTES - OVERVIEW CHART

SESSION 7: Ecclesiastes (Part 2)

Dr. Miller continues the discussion on Ecclesiastes and the need everyone has for God and His love in the midst of a fallen world.
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THE BIBLE PROJECT VIDEO - ECCLESIASTES
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SESSION 8: Proverbs

In this lecture, Dr. Miller walks through the book of Proverbs in great detail, discussing the need for wisdom in every part of the Christian’s life.
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THE BIBLE PROJECT VIDEO - PROVERBS
PROVERBS - OVERVIEW CHART

SESSION 9: Song of Solomon

Dr. Miller discusses the purpose and structure of Song and Songs and God’s emphasis on purity through it.
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THE BIBLE PROJECT VIDEO -SONG OF SOLOMON
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