learning
2 Timothy 4:3
For the time will come when men will not put up with sound doctrine. Instead, to suit their own desires, they will gather around them a great number of teachers to say what their itching ears want to hear.
2 Timothy 4:4
They will turn their ears away from the truth and turn aside to myths.
Deuteronomy 29:4
But to this day the LORD has not given you a mind that understands or eyes that see or ears that hear.
Proverbs 14:6
The mocker seeks wisdom and finds none, but knowledge comes easily to the discerning.
Isaiah 30:10
They say to the seers, "See no more visions!" and to the prophets, "Give us no more visions of what is right! Tell us pleasant things, prophesy illusions.
Isaiah 30:11
Leave this way, get off this path, and stop confronting us with the Holy One of Israel!"
Ezekiel 14:4-10
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Therefore speak to them and tell them, 'This is what the Sovereign LORD says: When any Israelite sets up idols in his heart and puts a wicked stumbling block before his face and then goes to a prophet, I the LORD will answer him myself in keeping with his great idolatry.
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I will do this to recapture the hearts of the people of Israel, who have all deserted me for their idols.'
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"Therefore say to the house of Israel, 'This is what the Sovereign LORD says: Repent! Turn from your idols and renounce all your detestable practices!
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"'When any Israelite or any alien living in Israel separates himself from me and sets up idols in his heart and puts a wicked stumbling block before his face and then goes to a prophet to inquire of me, I the LORD will answer him myself.
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I will set my face against that man and make him an example and a byword. I will cut him off from my people. Then you will know that I am the LORD.
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"'And if the prophet is enticed to utter a prophecy, I the LORD have enticed that prophet, and I will stretch out my hand against him and destroy him from among my people Israel.
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They will bear their guilt-- the prophet will be as guilty as the one who consults him.
Matthew 13:11
He replied, "The knowledge of the secrets of the kingdom of heaven has been given to you, but not to them.
John 3:20
Everyone who does evil hates the light, and will not come into the light for fear that his deeds will be exposed.
John 3:21
But whoever lives by the truth comes into the light, so that it may be seen plainly that what he has done has been done through God."
John 5:44
How can you believe if you accept praise from one another, yet make no effort to obtain the praise that comes from the only God?
John 12:42
Yet at the same time many even among the leaders believed in him. But because of the Pharisees they would not confess their faith for fear they would be put out of the synagogue;
John 12:43
for they loved praise from men more than praise from God.
1 Corinthians 3:1-4
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Brothers, I could not address you as spiritual but as worldly-- mere infants in Christ.
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I gave you milk, not solid food, for you were not yet ready for it. Indeed, you are still not ready.
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You are still worldly. For since there is jealousy and quarreling among you, are you not worldly? Are you not acting like mere men?
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For when one says, "I follow Paul," and another, "I follow Apollos," are you not mere men?
Ephesians 4:14
Then we will no longer be infants, tossed back and forth by the waves, and blown here and there by every wind of teaching and by the cunning and craftiness of men in their deceitful scheming.
Hebrews 5:11
We have much to say about this, but it is hard to explain because you are slow to learn.
never
1 Timothy 2:4
who wants all men to be saved and to come to a knowledge of the truth.
the knowledge
2 Timothy 2:25
Those who oppose him he must gently instruct, in the hope that God will grant them repentance leading them to a knowledge of the truth,