Wisdom for God’s People

Life Kids This Week

Week of November 6, 2016

Dear Parents,

Last week we learned how King Solomon asked God for wisdom and God made him wise. This week we will explore some of Solomon’s wisdom that he was guided by God to write in the Book of Proverbs. Proverbs provides God’s people with great principles for living.

Wisdom comes from God. He made the world and knows how it works best. Everyone is born a foolish sinner, but God sent His Son to earth to save us. The Bible says that Jesus is the wisdom of God. Jesus makes us wise and holy. He frees us from sin.

Help your kids see their need to trust in Jesus to be truly wise, not to simply try to live like Jesus. True wisdom comes from God and transforms us. That is the nature of the Gospel.

Family Talking Points


  • God knows everything.
  • God made Solomon very wise.
  • Solomon wrote that wisdom comes from loving God.
  • Jesus spoke with God’s wisdom because He is God’s Son.


  • Where does wisdom come from? Wisdom comes from God.
  • Wisdom is loving God and obeying His Word.


  • Where does wisdom come from? Wisdom comes from God through His Word.
  • Wisdom is fearing the Lord and obeying His Word.

Unit Key Passage

“For the Lord gives wisdom;
from his mouth come knowledge and understanding. He holds success in store for the upright,
he is a shield to those whose walk is blameless.” – Proverbs 2:6-7

Next Week

Solomon Built the Temple (1 Kings 6-8)


November birthdays are being celebrated!
K-5th grade special birthday party on November 20 during service

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