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Learning is a life-long endeavor. God has gifted us with the ability to acquire knowledge, and He expects us to make the most of it.

“The fear of the LORD is the beginning of knowledge,” wise King Solomon said. Only fools despise wisdom and instruction (Proverbs 1:7). “Learn to do well,” the prophet Isaiah advises (Isaiah 1:17), suggesting that such learning is readily available to everyone.

Jesus invites everyone to “take my yoke upon you and learn from me.” He does not intend learning to be a burden. Instead, He promises us knowledge that provides rest for our souls (Matthew 11:29 WEB).

The lessons learned at home will provide a lifetime of benefits

Proverbs 1:8-9

My son, listen to your father’s instruction, and don’t forsake your mother’s teaching: for they will be a garland to grace your head, and chains around your neck.

The uneducated may mock those with advanced education

Acts 26:24

As he thus made his defense, Festus said with a loud voice, “Paul, you are crazy! Your great learning is driving you insane!”

My ability to learn is a gift from God

Daniel 1:17

Now as for these four youths, God gave them knowledge and skill in all learning and wisdom; and Daniel had understanding in all visions and dreams.

The Bible exists for our study and instruction

Romans 15:4

For whatever things were written before were written for our learning, that through perseverance and through encouragement of the Scriptures we might have hope.

Becoming a champion for all God’s children is learned behavior

Isaiah 1:17

Learn to do well. Seek justice. Relieve the oppressed. Defend the fatherless. Plead for the widow.

I learn about Jesus when I listen to what God says

John 6:45

It is written in the prophets, “They will all be taught by God.” Therefore everyone who hears from the Father and has learned, comes to me.

Everyone should be able to learn of God’s law

Deuteronomy 31:12

Assemble the people, the men and the women and the little ones, and the foreigners who are within your gates, that they may hear, learn, fear the LORD your God, and observe to do all the words of this law.

I can learn a great deal about God from Christian mentors

Philippians 4:9

The things which you learned, received, heard, and saw in me: do these things, and the God of peace will be with you.

Learn the lessons of history

Job 8:8-9

Please inquire of past generations. Find out about the learning of their fathers. (For we are but of yesterday, and know nothing, because our days on earth are a shadow.)

Lifelong study of the Scripture is the antidote to deception

2 Timothy 3:13-15

But evil men and impostors will grow worse and worse, deceiving and being deceived. But you remain in the things which you have learned and have been assured of, knowing from whom you have learned them. From infancy, you have known the holy Scriptures which are able to make you wise for salvation through faith, which is in Christ Jesus.