There is a place for inquisitiveness, wholesome questioning, investigation and wanting to know for God places no restrictions on curiosity or inquiring minds except in learning about evil, so be discerning to not unwittingly come under the sway of false spiritual powers (Deut 12:30;

   Pray for wisdom to discern where your                               interests are to be directed

Rom 16:19; Eph 6:11,12).  As we are easily drawn away by temptation, know what is abhorrent to the Holy Spirit and stay well clear (Jas 1:13,14; 1 Jn 4:1). In other matters, it is acceptable to explore new possibilities, gain understanding, insight and make discoveries as ignorance and not knowing hinders progress. In our thirst for knowledge may it not be true of us, “always learning but never able to acknowledge the truth” or come to a real understanding (2 Tim 3:7). Ask yourself, ‘What can I learn from this’.

See also: discernment, knowledge, questions, reason, why.

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