“However the knowledge that comes from heaven is initially pure and stuffed with quiet gentleness. Then it’s peace-loving and courteous. It permits dialogue and is prepared to yield to others; it is filled with mercy and good deeds. It’s wholehearted and simple and honest” James 3:17
“Donkeys laden with books,” a phrase in rabbinical literature, is descriptive of those that know a lot however nonetheless stay fools.
One other expression says that “information is energy.” True, however how is the information used – beneficially or malevolently? That could be a vitally necessary query. We have now extra information than ever earlier than, however a couple of would declare that we’ve extra knowledge.
Going quicker and quicker, we could also be nonetheless going astray. Simply as grapes aren’t picked from a bramble bush, neither can the great life be harvested from sowing wild oats.
For a nation of individuals, a lot of whom are “educated past their intelligence,” as an nameless wit as soon as noticed, America sorely lacks a sufficiency of males with actual knowledge – that which is given by the Lord Himself.
In our trendy schooling, we appear to be preoccupied with the buildup of information, to the neglect of that knowledge which alone can save us from the misuse of information.
William Lyon Phelps, well-known English professor at Yale College and a godly statesman, as soon as mentioned, “If I might select between a information of the Bible and a university schooling, I’d readily select the information of the Bible.”
If we lack knowledge, God’s knowledge, we want solely ask of Him and He’ll grant it after we ask in religion, based on His promise in James 1:5.
Bible Studying: James 3:13-18
With a purpose to stay a supernatural life I’ll search for divine knowledge from the correct supply – God, His Phrase, and His indwelling Holy Spirit.
By Dr. Bill Bright
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