Wisdom Literature
Genre

Wisdom Literature refers to Proverbs, Ecclesiastes, Job, and Song of Solomon. Wisdom Literature is a travel guide, and like all Wisdom literature, this genre leads us along a journey.

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SWBTS Chapel – September 2, 2010

SWBTS Chapel sermon for September 2, 2010 by Dr. John Meador. Read More »

Sex – Why? With Whom? How Often?

SWBTS Chapel sermon called Sex – Why? With Whom? How Often? by Southwestern president, Dr. Paige Patterson. Read More »

Marriage – Social or Sacred?

SWBTS Chapel sermon called Marriage – Social or Sacred? by Southwestern president, Dr. Paige Patterson. Read More »

SWBTS Chapel – David Allen (2007)

SWBTS Chapel sermon by Dr. David Allen. Read More »

Exposition from the Proverbs

Dr. Paige Patterson’s Exposition from the Proverbs lecture at the 2007 Expository Preaching Workshop. Read More »

SWBTS Chapel – Jerry Vines (2005)

Chapel sermon by Dr. Jerry Vines. Read More »

When a Righteous Man Suffers

A Teaching Outline of the Book of Job[1]This outline is developed in the writer’s, When Human Wisdom Fails: An Exposition of the Book of Job (Grand Rapids: Baker Book House, 1971). PART I. PRESENTING THE PROBLEM: JOB’S ENCOUNTER WITH SATAN, 1:1-2:1... Read More »

Major Purposes of the Book of Job

That one must speak of “purposes” in the title of this article poses immediately the problem of interpreting the book of Job. What is the book of Job about? It has several important themes, and therefore its author must have had several major purpo... Read More »

Introduction to the Book of Job

Name The book of Job, like the books of Joshua, Ruth, and Esther, gets its name from its main character rather than its author. The dissyllabic Hebrew name ‘Iyyob became Iob in Greek and Job in Latin and English. The meaning of the name is very uncertain... Read More »

Preaching From Job

While many people make commendable statements about Job and the book that recounts his story, relatively few know him very well. This, at least, is the basis on which almost every author justifies a new book about the enigmatic experiences of this Old Testamen... Read More »

SWBTS Chapel – Ralph Smith (1969)

SWBTS Chapel sermon by Dr. Ralph Smith. Read More »

SWBTS Chapel – Gordon Clinard (1962)

SWBTS Chapel sermon by Dr. Gordon Clinard. Read More »