Young and old must be fact gathers. Facts help keep the wheels of life rolling the right way. They make the road of life smoother and easier to tolerate.
I cannot tell you the number of times I have wanted to kick myself after I learned an easier, more productive way of doing a task.
God has given us brains. He wrapped a skull around those brains, and I believe God expects us to use those brains. Go figure.
I read an article in the news this week about a motorcyclist who was riding his bike in New York State as part of a protest against a state law requiring motorcyclist to wear helmets. He didn't like the law and was riding in protest without a helmet. Here is the problem. He wrecked his bike and fell on his head and the blow killed him.
His poor application of knowledge in a very unwise way cost his life.
Yet, in even more eternally impacting life choices, people make decisions that determine their eternal destiny. Their unwillingness to receive the knowledge of God into their lives leads to a life-time and eternity of sorrow and loss.
The knowledge of the Lord is the beginning of all wisdom.
Knowledge is power.
The knowledge of the Lord makes one eternally wise.