Outline of the Book of Wisdom

Here are our bite-sized pieces of Book of Wisdom:





Wisdom 1:1-15. Be single-hearted in seeking the Lord

Wisdom 1:16. Wicked people are bent on destruction

Wisdom 2:1-24. Wicked people are bent on destruction, continued

Wisdom 3:1-12. The destiny of the righteous

Wisdom 3:13-19. On being without children

Wisdom 4:1-6. On being without children, continued

Wisdom 4:7-19. For righteous people, to die is to be at peace

Wisdom 4:20. The final judgment of the wicked

Wisdom 5:1-23. The final judgment of the wicked, continued

Wisdom 6:1-25. Leaders need to seek the LORD




Wisdom 7:1-6. Solomon is mortal like everyone else

Wisdom 7:7-30. Solomon asked, and God gave him the spirit of wisdom

Wisdom 8:1-21. Solomon asked, and God gave him the spirit of wisdom

Wisdom 9:1-18. Solomon asks God for wisdom

Wisdom 10:1-11. Heroes of wisdom in the Old Testament

Wisdom 10:12-21. Devotion to God is mightier than all else




Wisdom 11:1-16. The exodus from Egypt

Wisdom 11:17-26. The limitless mercy of God

Wisdom 12:1-27. The Lord is lenient toward all people

Wisdom 13:1-9. Argument from Design

Wisdom 13:10-19. Ironies in worshipping idols

Wisdom 14:1-11. Ironies in worshipping idols, continued

Wisdom 14:12-31. The origin of idolatry

Wisdom 15:1-6. God is gracious in dealing with us

Wisdom 15:7-19. Some people sell idols to get rich

Wisdom 16:1-29. God liberated his people from slavery to the Egyptians

Wisdom 17:1-21. The plague of darkness

Wisdom 18:1-4. The plague of darkness, continued

Wisdom 18:5-13. The plague of firstborn sons

Wisdom 18:14-16. Allusions to Jesus Christ

Wisdom 18:17-25. The ministry of Aaron

Wisdom 19:1-5. The Egyptians hated foreigners

Wisdom 19:6-12. The whole creation serves the Lord

Wisdom 19:13-17. Egypt was punished

Wisdom 19:18-22. God dwells with his people



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