Our Course of Study Is a Process of Learning That Demands Practice

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Matthew 6:1

Matthew 7:21-27 (especially Matthew 7:23 , quoting Psalm 6:8 below)

Matthew 9:13

Matthew 23:2, 3

Luke 6:46-49 (especially Luke 6:46)

Luke 8:21

Luke 11:28

John 3:21

John 13:17  –  “you are blessed if you do them”  – We are blessed if we do what we know is right, and – as 2 Peter 2:20, 21, 22 implies – cursed if we do not.

Acts 17:21  –  See note on 2 Timothy 3:7 below.

Philippians 4:9

2 Timothy 1:7  –  This verse, along with Acts 17:21 above and Ezekiel 32:22, paint a similar picture: a learning without determined and successful practice of what is taught.  Although this picture may appear as learning, it is not.  It is head knowledge only – the kind of knowledge Howard Cosell had about boxing.  That is, it can even be considered expert head knowledge, but it is still of no practical value.

Hebrews 2:10  –  Compare to Hebrews 5:8 below.

Hebrews 5:8  –  Compare to Hebrews 2:10 above.

Hebrews 5:14

James 1:22-25

James 3:1  –  The judgment is stricter because the teacher says more things which requires more corresponding action.

James 4:17

2 Peter 1:10

1 John 1:6

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Joshua 1:7
Joshua 1:8

1 Samuel 16:4

1 Kings 18:36

Ezra 7:10

Psalm 6:8 (quoted in Matthew 7:23 above)

Ecclesiastes 10:17  –  Like the people in Ezekiel 33:30-33 below, these princes are focused on the pleasure that food brings rather than on the strength that it will give them for the tasks that need to be done.

Jeremiah 7:5

Ezekiel 33:32  –  See note on 2 Timothy 3:7 above.  See also note on Ecclesiastes 10:17 above.

 

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