This week, we’re looking at how to read the book of Proverbs – learning skills to be able to read it for ourselves, just like in the old proverb: give a man a fish, and he’ll eat for a day; teach a man to fish and you can sell him a ton of accessories. Or something like that. I’ll get it by the end of the week.
Yesterday, we looked at what proverbs were (genre expectations) and the basics of Hebrew poetry. Today, we start with the first of three key themes that help us understand the book of Proverbs.