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Living Well: God’s Wisdom from the Book of Proverbs
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Living Well: God’s Wisdom from the Book of Proverbs


Lexham Press 2017

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Memorable Wisdom

Money. Relationships. Gender roles. Work.

These can be challenging topics, but the Old Testament book of Proverbs can help us navigate them.

In Living Well, you’ll find a blueprint for how to build a life according to God’s wisdom—helping us live well both in our earthly lives as well as strengthening our covenant relationship with the God who gave us Proverbs as a guide. Allan Moseley walks with readers through specific topics—money, relationships, work, and more—examining what Proverbs has to say and translating it into practical advice for our daily lives.

Following the advice in Proverbs will help you live counterculturally—but it’s also crucial for living well in the eyes of God.


Praise for Living Well

Textually faithful, gospel-rich, and well-organized, this is a go-to resource for understanding the great Book of wisdom.

—J.D. Greear, pastor, The Summit Church (Raleigh-Durham, North Carolina); author, Gaining by Losing: Why the Future Belongs to Churches that Send

This book is vintage Allan Moseley! It is biblical, clear, practical, and witty. It perfectly represents the genre of Proverbs. The Proverbs were intended for real life. Moseley masterfully puts this on full display in this very fine work.

—Dr. Daniel L. Akin, president, Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary

N. Allan Moseley helps us see God’s wisdom for relationships, health, money, and life in general in a light that brings to life the deeper meaning of proverbs we have perhaps read many times. Living Well will remain on my table, next to my Bible, for those daily encounters when I need another helping of God’s promised wisdom.

—Dan Forest, lieutenant governor of North Carolina


  • Introducing the Book of Proverbs
  • Part One: Living Well in Our Relationships
    • People Skills
    • Our Powerful Words
    • God’s Wisdom for Women
    • God’s Wisdom for Men
  • Part Two: Living Well in Our Hearts
    • The Foolishness of Anger
    • The Strange Disease of Pride
    • Holiness, Happiness, and Health
  • Part Three: Living Well in the World
    • Dollars and Sense
    • Work: “A Very Sacred Matter”
    • Seduction of a Simpleton

Product Details

  • Title: Living Well: God’s Wisdom from the Book of Proverbs
  • Author: Allan Moseley
  • Publisher: Lexham Press
  • Publication Date: 2017
  • Pages: 208
  • Format: Logos Digital, Paperback
  • Trim Size: 5x8
  • ISBN: 9781577997764

About Allan Moseley

Allan Moseley (Ph.D., New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary) began his study of Proverbs as a young man and through the years has sought to live its wisdom, preach from the book, and teach it for 20 years as Professor of Old Testament and Hebrew at Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary. He also has over 25 years of pastoral experience. He has written several books, including works on pastoral leadership and Old Testament exposition. He and his wife Sharon have been married for 37 years and have 3 married children and 6 grandchildren (so far).

Sample Pages from Living Well