Augsburg Fortress

God's Standard or Gold Standard?: Studies in Proverbs Leader Guide

God's Standard or Gold Standard?: Studies in Proverbs Leader Guide

Connect your small group to worship with this study that follows readings from Year B, Lectionary 23-25. God's Standard or Gold Standard? is a study that also can be used during any season as a thematic study of the book of Proverbs. 
This 3-session study looks at the texts in Proverbs from historical, literary, Lutheran theological, and devotional perspectives.
1. What Is Our Standard of Living? (Proverbs 22:1-2, 8-9, 22-23)
2. Are We Singing the Standards of Wisdom? (Proverbs 1:20-33)
3. Are We Raising God’s Standard? (Proverbs 31:10-31)
This Leader Guide contains all the content from the companion learner guide, plus these unique elements designed to help leaders prepare to engage participants in conversation:
  • Before You Begin: Helpful tips for preparing to lead the session.
  • Session Overview: Detailed description of key themes and content covered in each of the four contexts (Historical, Literary, Lutheran, Devotional). 
  • Key Definitions: Key terms or concepts that appear in the Session Overview.
  • Facilitator's Prayer: A prayer to help the leader center on the session theme and leadership task.
  • Bonus Activities: Optional activities that can be used to expand the core session.
  • Tips: Helpful hints, instructions, or background content.
  • Looking Ahead: Reminders about preparation for the next session.

Note: This Leader Guide refers to a Session Prep Video and a subscription version of Book of Faith studies that are not available.

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  • Publisher Augsburg Fortress
  • Format Paperback
  • ISBN 9780806695983
  • Brand Book of Faith
  • Age/Grade Range Adult
  • Pages 48
  • Dimensions 8.5 x 11
  • Publication Date July 1, 2009

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