Pictures from Proverbs


18 individual lessons on easy-to-handle card stock. On the front ofeach card is an 8 1/2" X 11" full color illustration with a question to
arouse students' interest. On the back, the lesson is printed highlighting the Character Lesson focus, the topic question, the Proverb answer with explanation and Bible illustration, related Bible passages and review questions. Each lesson also contains ideas for family discussion, classroom discussion and sometimes a suggested game. So much Bible and character teaching packed into one series!


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Pictures from Proverbs Set I and II - For use in teaching Children at Home, Sunday School,  Children's Church, Youth Groups,  Vacation Bible School, Child Evangelism,  and Christian Schools.

Instructions for use are given at the bottom of this page and include:  For Family Discussions, In a Classroom, As a Game. 

Pictures from Proverbs Coloring Book for Set I and II This coloring book accompanies the full -color teaching cards for Sets I and II.  There is a coloring page for each verse covered in the sets and an invitation message to receive Jesus Christ on the back cover of the book

Set I includes the following topics:

Set II includes the following topics:


Pictures from Proverbs

Set I

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Trusting God: What is like a strong tower? Proverbs 18:10

Boldness: Who is as bold as a lion? Proverbs 28:1

The Tongue: What is like choice silver?  Proverbs 10:20

Encouragement: Who is like he that takes away a garment in cold weather?  Proverbs 25:20

Self Discipline: Who is like a city that is broken down and without walls?  Proverbs 25:28

Dependability: What is like a broken tooth?  Proverbs 25:19

Meddling: Who is like one that takes a dog by the ears? Proverbs 26:17

Boasting: Who is like clouds and wind without rain? Proverbs 25:14

Arguing:  Who is like a continual dropping on a very rainy day? Proverbs 27:15

Laziness: Who is like smoke to the eyes? Proverbs 10:26

Runaways: Who is like a bird that wanders from her nest?  Proverbs 27:8

Flattery: Who is like a man spreading a net?  Proverbs 29:5

Compromise: Who is like a troubled fountain and a corrupt spring?  Proverbs 25:26

Beauty:  Who is like a jewel of gold in a pig's nose?  Proverbs 11:22

Foolishness: What is as inappropriate as snow in summer? Proverbs 26:1

Good News:  What is like cold waters to a thirsty soul? Proverbs 25:25

Friends: Who is like a sharpening iron?  Proverbs 27:17

Words: What is like apples of gold in pictures of silver?  Proverbs 25:11


Quarreling: What is like someone letting out water? Proverbs 17:14

Backsliding: Who is like a dog returning to his vomit? Proverbs 26:11

Pleasant words: What is sweet and healthful as an honeycomb?  Proverbs 16:24

Gossip: What are like wounds? Proverbs 18:8

Deceiving: Who is like a man that casts firebrands, arrows, and death?  Proverbs 26:18, 19

Wealth: What is like a strong city and a high wall? Proverbs 18:11

Reproof: What is like an earring or ornament of fine gold? Proverbs 25:12

Lying: Who is like a maul, and a sword, and a sharp arrow? Proverbs 25:18

Fools: What is like a thorn going up into that hand of a drunkard? Proverbs 26:9

Authority: What is like rivers of waters? Proverbs 21:1

Morality: What is like a deep pit? Proverbs 22:14

Character: Who is like a crown to her husband? Proverbs 12:4

Drinking: What will bite like a serpent? Proverbs 23:31, 32

Riches: What makes wings and flies away as an eagle toward heaven? Proverbs 23:5

A merry heart: What does good like a medicine? Proverbs 17:22

Oppressing the poor: Who is like a sweeping rain that leaves no food? Proverbs 28:3

Honoring a fool: Who is like someone that binds a stone in a sling? Proverbs 26:8

The king's anger: What is like messengers of death? Proverbs 16:14




1.    Introduce the illustrated proverb at breakfast and discuss its meaning.

2.    Ask the family members to look for an illustration of the proverb from their activities that day. 

3.    At dinner discuss any illustrations of the proverb that were noticed during the day 

4.    Memorize the proverb together.

IN A CLASSROOM (Sunday School, Christian School, Children's Church):

(This set includes eighteen proverbs which can be taught one per week to complete one semester of school or one per Sunday to complete one-third of the calendar year.) 

Before class the teacher should read the information on the back of the card and the Bible passage which illustrates the proverb. 

1.    Ask the question which is in large print at the top of the card as you show the picture to the class. (Note: For your convenience this question is printed on both sides of the card.) Do not announce the topic because it often gives away the answer. 

2.    If no one knows the answer, give the chapter number from Proverbs and have the students find the answer in their Bibles.  When someone finds the answer, ask him to read the verse to the class.  Explain the meaning of the analogy. 

3.    Ask the students to look for someone who illustrates this proverb as you read the Bible passage.  Discuss their answers. 

4.    Ask the "Do You Remember?" questions from the back of the card. 

5.    Encourage the class to think of other illustrations of this proverb either from Scripture or from everyday life. 

6.    Memorize the proverb and display the picture as a reminder of the lesson. 

AS A GAME (for two teams)

1.    Select a leader and divide the rest of the players into two teams.

Each team member needs a King James Version Bible.  The leader needs a chalkboard or paper and pencil to keep score. 

2.    Decide how many players from a team must have the answer before the team can score. (This number can be      changed with each proverb, if desired.) 

3.    The leader reads the question which is in large print at the top of the card as he shows the picture to both teams.  Everyone looks for the answer.  If needed, the leader should give the chapter number where the verse is found. 

4.    When someone finds the answer, he puts his finger on the verse and quietly stands.  The first team to have the designated number of players standing receives 100 points.

The leader should check the answers of the winning team.  If anyone has an incorrect answer, the score should be given to the other team. 

5.    The meaning of the proverb should be briefly discussed. 

6.    The team that ends with the larger, core wins.