299.2: Knowing, Practicing, Becoming (OT Gospel Doctrine Lesson 31, Sunday School)

“Happy Is the [One] That Findeth Wisdom” 


“Wisdom Literature” represents ancient attempts to understand, describe and transmit secrets to living well (perhaps something like ancient self-help books?). This episode

  • Introduces Wisdom literature
  • Discusses the organization and themes of Proverbs
  • Wrestles with the complex and complicated book Ecclesiastes
  • Touches on categories of life that can lead to exploration of what it means to live well

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Class Member Reading: 1 Kings 4:32; Proverbs 1:7; 9:9-10; 3:5-7; 16:27-28; 18:8; 25:18; 13:10; 16:18; 22:6; 15:13; 17:22; 2 Nephi 9:28-29; Matthew 12:36-37; D&C 68:25-28

Additional Reading: Proverbs and Ecclesiastes (The Student Guide says to “study as much of the books of Proverbs and Ecclesiastes as you can”)

Other Reading: None


You can access the Assigned Reading here (or PDF)

You can access the Lecture Notes here (or PDF)



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