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5028 knowledge, God as source of human

5028 knowledge, God as source of human

All knowledge proceeds from God, although many do not acknowledge it. The pursuit of knowledge apart from God is futile and leads to pride.

God is the source of all knowledge

Pr 2:6 See also Job 28:28; Pr 1:7; Pr 9:10

Pursuit of knowledge apart from God led to the fall

Ge 3:1-7 See also Ge 3:22-24

Pursuit of knowledge apart from God is futile

Ecc 12:11-12 See also Ecc 1:16-18; 1Co 8:1

Pursuit of the knowledge that proceeds from God merits divine approval

Pr 3:13-18 See also Pr 2:3-5; Pr 4:5; Pr 15:14; 2Pe 1:5

God bestows knowledge on certain individuals

Da 1:17 See also Ex 31:1-5; Ex 35:30-36:1; 1Ki 3:10-12; 2Ch 1:10-12; 1Co 12:8

See also

1180God, wisdom of
5302education
5531skill
5864futility
5894intelligence
6154fall, the
8226discernment
8281insight
8355understanding
8361wisdom

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