One of the hardest books to preach from, and perhaps the hardest to preach Christ from, is the book of Proverbs. Most preachers just leave it well alone. Here are some of the best articles I’ve found over the years that I hope will encourage more Gospel-centered ministry from this neglected book.
The True Identity of Lady Wisdom is…?
The Wisdom of the Son (Seeing Christ in the Proverbs)
Preaching Christ in the Proverbs
The Pastoral Implications of Foolish Speech in the Book of Proverbs
Proverbs Can Hit the Gospel Notes
Preaching Proverbs (1): Epilogues and Exhaustion?
Preaching Proverbs (2): Persons Present and Powerful
Preaching Proverbs (3): Full-length Single Saying Sermons
Preaching Proverbs (4): Sayings and Sermons
Preaching Proverbs (5): Random Thoughts
Reading Proverbs Wisely v Harmfully
Seeing Jesus in Proverbs, Ecclesiastes, and Job
The Wisdom of Solomon and the Greater Glories of Christ
The Dramatic Structure of Proverbs
How Do We Preach Christ From The Genre of Wisdom?
Preaching Wisdom: Part 1 (click on links to advance through the following posts)
Where Wisdom Can Be Found: Preaching Jesus from Proverbs, Ecclesiastes, and Job
Wisdom Christology: An Interview with Dan Ebert
Old Testament Wisdom Literature
The Beginning and End of Wisdom
UPDATE: I should have mentioned that greatest living scholar on Proverbs, Dan Phillips, is presently preaching his way through the book in the series: God’s Revolutionary Wisdom. See also his wonderful book below: God’s Wisdom in Proverbs.
Best Gospel-Centered Books on Proverbs
Here are the best Christ-centered books on the subject. These are topical more than verse-by-verse exegetical/commentary style.