Sermons by Cecil May
A simile is a word picture that uses comparison to show similarities between two different things. In the word picture, likenesses between the two things are emphasized; that is, how one thing is “like” another. Proverbs 25:11-20 contains series of similes.
Proverbs 23:19-35 Wisdom for Living Well with Others All of Proverbs 23 is a warning about gorging and gluttony whether the thing being consumed is food (vs. 1-2), riches (vs. 4-5), or land (vs. 10-11). Then, beginning in verse 19, a heartfelt appeal is made, as from a loving parent to a child, to not gorge or be a glutton of wine and strong drink. “Listen my child and…
Proverbs 16:20-33 Wisdom for Living Well – Class 7 The book of Proverbs is full of sayings about the tongue and our choice of words. This section is especially rich in proverbs on that subject. The first step to good speech is good listening, especially to the words of the Lord (16:20). For definition and discussion, here are some positive descriptive words and…
Wisdom for Living Well with Others – Class 6 Proverbs 16:1-19
Wisdom for Living Well with Others – Class 5 Proverbs 14:20-35
Wisdom for Living Well with Others – Class 4 Proverbs 11:20-31
Read and discuss each of the proverbs in 10:1-12.
Proverbs 1:1-33 – Wisdom for Living Well with Others
It is the plan and purpose of God to bring all things in heaven and earth together in Christ (Col. 1:20; Eph. 1:10). This chapter addresses the question, what does that mean?
Generous Justice, class #9 From Chapt. 5. Pg. 78-92a Generous Justice, class #10 From Chapt. 5. Pg. 92b-108