Scripture Reading: Philippians 1:9–11
A. We live in an age in which information is highly valued.
B. We can easily see, however, that not all knowledge is equally useful to everyone.
C. We need to seek the knowledge that is most beneficial to us.
I. Knowledge is a wonderful thing.
A. Knowledge can be very useful, even essential (Luke 1:77; 1 Timothy 2:4; Romans 3:20; 7:7).
B. A lack of knowledge can be fatal (Hosea 4:6).
C. We need to strive for greater knowledge (2 Peter 1:5–11; 3:16–18).
D. We have an inexhaustible source of knowledge (Romans 11:33; 1 Corinthians 1:25; 2 Peter 1:3).
II. Knowledge isn’t everything.
A. Knowledge without love is utterly useless (1 Corinthians 13:2, 8–9).
B. Knowledge without obedience is also useless (Romans 2:17–24; James 4:17).
C. Knowledge without humility can even be destructive (James 4:10–16; 1 Corinthians 8).
What do you need to add to your knowledge to make it greater?