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  • The Surpassing Worth of

    KnowingChrist Jesus my Lord

    2 Peter 1:5

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    Omphaloskepsis

    contemplation of ones navel as a part of a mystical exercise

  • A little knowledge is a dangerous thing.

  • They say a little knowledge is a dangerous thing, but its not one half so bad as a lot of ignorance.

    Terry Pratchett

  • For I bear them witness that they have a zeal for God, but not according to knowledge.

    Romans 10:2

  • But Jesus answered them, You are wrong, because you know neither the Scriptures nor the power of God.

    Matthew 22:29

  • educated at the feet of GamalielActs 22:3

  • Indeed, I count everything as loss because of the surpassing worth of knowing Christ Jesus my Lord. For his sake I have suffered the loss of all things and count them as rubbish, in order that I may gain Christ

    Philippians 3:8

  • Indeed, I count everything as loss because of the surpassing worth of knowing Christ Jesus my Lord. For his sake I have suffered the loss of all things and count them as rubbish, in order that I may gain Christ

    Philippians 3:8

  • For this very reason, make every effort to supplement your faith with virtue, and virtue with knowledge,

    2 Peter 1:5

  • How does KNOWLEDGE help me?

  • Renewed in His Image

  • and have put on the new self, which is being renewed in knowledge after the image of its creator.

    Colossians 3:10

    Renewed in His Image

  • For if, after they have escaped the defilements of the world through the knowledge of our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ, they are again entangled in them and overcome, the last state has become worse for them than the first.

    2 Peter 2:20

    Renewed in His Image

  • His divine power has granted to us all things that pertain to life and godliness, through the knowledge of him who called us to his own glory and excellence,

    2 Peter 1:3

    Renewed in His Image

  • And it is my prayer that your love may abound more and more, with knowledge and all discernment, so that you may approve what is excellent, and so be pure and blameless for the day of Christ, filled with the fruit of righteousness that comes through Jesus Christ, to the glory and praise of God.

    Philippians 1:9-11

    Renewed in His Image

  • For if these qualities are yours and are increasing, they keep you from being ineffective or unfruitful in the knowledge of our Lord Jesus Christ.

    2 Peter 1:8

    Renewed in His Image

  • until we all attain to the unity of the faith and of the knowledge of the Son of God, to mature manhood, to the measure of the stature of the fullness of Christ,

    Ephesians 4:13

    Renewed in His Image

  • But grow in the grace and knowledge of our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ.

    2 Peter 3:18

    Renewed in His Image

  • Outwitting Satan

  • Outwitting Satan

    so that we would not be outwitted by Satan; for we are not ignorant of his designs

    2 Corinthians 2:11

  • Outwitting Satan

    Now concerning food offered to idols: we know that all of us possess knowledge.This knowledge puffs up, but love builds up.

    1 Corinthians 8:1

  • Overcoming Controversies

  • Overcoming Controversies

    always learning and never able to arrive at a knowledge of the truth.

    2 Timothy 3:7

  • Overcoming Controversies

    Woe to you lawyers! For you have taken away the key of knowledge. You did not enter yourselves, and you hindered those who were entering.

    Luke 11:52

  • Overcoming Controversies

    There are some things in them that are hard to understand, which the ignorant and unstable twist to their own destruction, as they do the other Scriptures.

    2 Peter 3:16

  • Overcoming Controversies

    We destroy arguments and every lofty opinion raised against the knowledge of God, and take every thought captive to obey Christ,

    2 Corinthians 10:5

  • Overcoming Controversies

    Have nothing to do with foolish, ignorant controversies; you know that they breed quarrels.

    2 Timothy 2:23

  • But grow in the grace and knowledge of our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ.

    2 Peter 3:18

  • We implore you on behalf of Christ,

    be reconciled to God.2 Corinthians 5:20

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    The Surpassing Worth of KnowingChrist Jesus My Lord

    2 Peter 1:5

    Compiled and Presented by:Dave Stewart2015 May 17

    www.churchofchristmiranda.com

    Synopsis: A little knowledge is a dangerous thing. We must add knowledge to our our faith and virtue so that we can be renewed in the image of Jesus; outwit Satan; and overcome controversy.

    Let all that you do be done with love."Unless otherwise indicated, all Scripture quotations are from The Holy Bible, English Standard Version, copyright 2001 by

    Crossway Bibles, a division of Good News Publishers. Used by permission. All rights reserved.