๐Ÿ“… The danger of too much knowledge with no wisdom – Daily Bible Reading


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July 24, 2022

Today’s reading: John 7:40-43

The danger of too much knowledge with no wisdom

We read in John 7:40-43:

40 Therefore many from the crowd, when they heard this saying, said, โ€œTruly this is the Prophet.โ€ 41 Others said, โ€œThis is the Christ.โ€

But some said, โ€œWill Christ come out of Galilee? 42 Has not the Scripture said that the Christ comes from the seed of David and from the town of Bethlehem, where David was?โ€ 43 So there was a division among the people because of Him. 

Yahshua went to the Feast in Jerusalem. During the Feast, Yahshua taught and people marveled at His eloquence, wisdom, and authority.

Yet, a lot of people still rejected Yahshua. They couldnโ€™t believe how a man from an obscure town like Galilee would become the Messiah.

Itโ€™s quite astonishing that to whom great knowledge was given, the same people would reject the Messiah. Since they are the learned and knowledgeable people, they should be the first ones to recognize Yahshua.

Yet, we see here that those people who have the greatest knowledge of the law, prophecy, and doctrine, are the people who wonโ€™t accept Christ. After all, these people live in Jerusalem, the center of Israelโ€™s religion. They should have readily recognized Yahshua.

This tells us that knowledge isnโ€™t really enough. You can know all about the Scripture, but without proper understanding, we can still be led astray and not recognize the will of God in our lives.

In my experience, those who are more familiar with the Scripture are the same people who are difficult to convince about the truth of God. They have been so indoctrinated with religious falsehood that it is difficult for them to unlearn what they have been taught and open their eyes to the truth.

So, it should not be a surprise to us if the most difficult people to convince about the truth are those people who graduated from bible schools, those who hold leadership positions in their church, and those who are actively serving in their congregation.

Without Godโ€™s guidance, wisdom, and set-apart Spirit, they can be knowledgeable in the Bible, but not really see the truth from what they know.


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