Now they had forgotten to bring bread, and they had only one loaf with them in the boat. And he cautioned them, saying, “Watch out; beware of the leaven of the Pharisees and the leaven of Herod.” And they began discussing with one another the fact that they had no bread. And Jesus, aware of … More Ryle: Our knowledge, like all our graces, is always imperfect
John 7:17 If anyone’s will is to do God’s will, he will know whether the teaching is from God or whether I am speaking on my own authority. J.C.Ryle comments: The difficulty of finding out “what is truth” in religion is a common subject of complaint among men. They point to the many differences which prevail … More Ryle: Doing leads to knowing
J.C.Ryle comments on the Triumphal Entry in Luke 19:28-38 Let us mark, for one thing, in these verses, the perfect knowledge of our Lord Jesus Christ. We see Him sending two of His disciples to a village, and telling them that they would find at the entrance of it, “a colt tied, whereon yet never … More J.C. Ryle: Knowledge like this is the peculiar attribute of God.
Hosea 6:1 “Come, let us return to the Lord; for he has torn us, that he may heal us; he has struck us down, and he will bind us up. 2 After two days he will revive us; on the third day he will raise us up, that we may live before him. 3 Let us know; let … More Let us press on to know the Lord
J.C. Ryle on John 13:17 If you know these things, blessed are you if you do them… We are taught, for another thing, in these verses, the uselessness of religious knowledge if not accompanied by practice. We read, “If you know these things, happy are you if you do them.” It sounds as if our … More Content with a barren head-knowledge of duty?
John 7:27-29 But we know where this man comes from, and when the Christ appears, no one will know where he comes from.” So Jesus proclaimed, as he taught in the temple, “You know me, and you know where I come from? But I have not come of my own accord. He who sent me is true, … More ” You know all the stuff, you just don’t know God.” Ouch.
John Piper, in a message, “The Lips of Knowledge Are a Precious Jewel” (Proverbs 20:15) Now finally, “the lips of knowledge are a precious jewel” because while having knowledge opens the door to eternal life and the joy of holiness, speaking knowledge gives you the doubled joy of taking someone with you through that door. It … More Speaking with Lips of Knowledge