Curiosity is a natural instict of man. To desire knowledge must include the desire to apply that knowledge to life. Integrity is the discipline to practice without self interpretation. A life undisciplined interferes with the attempt to display truth.
The desire to understand should never be quenched. Curiosity is not what "killed the cat". It was the subject matter of which the cat was curious that lead to it's demise.
The will to identify the unknown has with it an element of fear, the natural human emotion built into us that acts as a "security" agent protecting you and me from an arguably vulnerable position, our sense of control.
Ephesians 3:18-19 describes that God is dementional. He desires us to know the height, width, and depth of His love.
Be bold! Explore the deepth, width, and height of God. Swim into the depth of His word. Climb the height of His ordinances, view the width of His glory.
The knowledge and understanding you obtain through practic…
Ever wonder why so many churches are still "branding" themselves? Today's institutional church seems so much like big business....because it is.
Too much disunity in the form of denominations and nondenominational brands "competiting" for your "business"... attendence and tithe. Obviously, the bigger you are, the richer you are must mean your doing something right....Right? Just because a brand is popular does not mean it's quality will endure.
Truth be told, the church in the western culture is not growing. Why? At large...no evidence of God's presence (fruit) within most of those attending and those leading.
What happens when consumers no longer find what they are seeking from a local retailer? They leave!
Well, back in the day, most individuals had to rely on the discipline of God (i.e. LABOR ) to have provisions to live. No retailer or government as we know today to go and "conveniently" buy or receive from.