The Foundation of Knowledge by David Cawston

The Foundation of Knowledge
David Cawston
2 Peter 1:1-5

Introduction:
Add to your faith
-faith is the first layer of the foundation of your life.
Add to your faith virtue, (moral excellence, Character)
"add to your faith virtue, to virtue knowledge"

Hosea 4:6
6 My people are destroyed for lack of knowledge: because thou hast rejected knowledge, I will also reject thee." (KJV)

1. The Source of Knowledge
A. God
Gen 3:5
5 For God doth know that in the day ye eat thereof, then your eyes shall be opened, and ye shall be as gods, knowing good and evil. (KJV)

The ability to really know between good and evil is in the hands of God. It was His desire that it stay there because it took more than knowledge to handle this gift. It took discernment and wisdom. Which is understanding and application of knowledge.

The devil recognizes that a God characteristic is to know the difference between good and evil. He is the source of that knowledge.

Job 21:22
22 "Can anyone teach knowledge to God, since he judges even the highest? (NIV)

Proverbs 1:7
7 The fear of the LORD is the beginning of knowledge: but fools despise wisdom and instruction. (KJV)

Acts 17:28
28 For in him we live, and move, and have our being; as certain also of your own poets have said, For we are also his offspring. (KJV)

B. His Word

Luke 21:33
33 Heaven and earth shall pass away: but my words shall not pass away. (KJV)

David Declared
Ps 119:10-12
10 With my whole heart have I sought thee: O let me not wander from thy commandments.
11 Thy word have I hid in mine heart, that I might not sin against thee.
12 Blessed art thou, O LORD: teach me thy statutes.(KJV)

Again
Ps 119:127-130
127 Therefore I love thy commandments above gold; yea, above fine gold.
128 Therefore I esteem all thy precepts concerning all things to be right; and I hate every false way.
129 Thy testimonies are wonderful: therefore doth my soul keep them.
130 The entrance of thy wo ...


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