Proverbs 22
Bible Study Questions

1. How can you apply the principle of valuing a good name over wealth in today's materialistic society?

2. In what ways can you demonstrate generosity to the poor as suggested in verse 9?

3. What might it look like to "train up a child in the way he should go" in modern society?

4. How can you avoid the pitfalls of debt and laziness in your personal life?

5. In your opinion, why does the Bible advise against mingling with a hot-tempered person?

6. How can the principle of fairness and justice be applied in your day-to-day interactions with others?

7. What does it mean to "apply your heart to instruction" as advised in verse 17?

8. How does the warning against moving an ancient boundary stone apply in today's context of honoring traditional wisdom and the advice of elders?

9. How do you reconcile the wisdom of giving to the poor while not giving gifts to the rich with societal norms?

10. What are some practical ways to ensure you're not robbing the poor or mocking the needy?

11. How can you practically apply the teachings of this chapter in your workplace?

12. How does the advice against oppressing the poor or giving gifts to the rich apply to current issues of social justice?

13. What does verse 2, which states that the rich and poor have this in common - the Lord is Maker of them all, say about human equality and how can this be applied in the modern world?

14. How might the teaching of verse 4 on humility and fear of the Lord shape your personal or professional life?

15. How can you cultivate the humility spoken of in verse 4 in your daily life?

16. What practical steps can you take to apply the wisdom of verse 24 about not making friends with a hot-tempered person?

17. How does the chapter's emphasis on wisdom and understanding resonate with your personal experiences?

18. How can you implement the chapter's teachings on discipline and guidance in your interactions with young people?

19. In what ways do the concepts of integrity and honesty manifest in your life?

20. How can the teachings in Proverbs 22 inspire you to live a more righteous and fulfilling life?

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Proverbs 21
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