As you love the Lord Jesus, you will abound in knowledge and discernment.

As you love the Lord Jesus, you will abound in knowledge and discernment.

“And this I pray, that your love may abound [perisseuo] still more and more in knowledge and all discernment” (Phil 1:9)

“to know the love of Christ which passes knowledge; that you may be filled with all the fullness of God.” (Eph 3:19)

“For if these things are yours and abound, you will be neither barren nor unfruitful in the knowledge of our Lord Jesus Christ.” (2Pet 1:8)

“being knit together in love, and attaining to all riches of the full assurance of understanding, to the knowledge of the mystery of God, both of the Father and of Christ” (Col 2:2)

“And we know that all things work together for good to those who love God, to those who are the called according to His purpose.” (Rom 8:28)

“but that you might know the love which I have so abundantly for you.” (2Cor 2:4)

“But whoever keeps His word, truly the love of God is perfected in him. By this we know that we are in Him.” (1Jn 2:5)

“We know that we have passed from death to life, because we love the brethren.” (1Jn 3:14)

“By this we know love, because He laid down His life for us. And we also ought to lay down our lives for the brethren.” (1Jn 3:16)

“By this we know that we love the children of God, when we love God and keep His commandments.” (1Jn 5:2)

“He who gets wisdom loves his own soul; he who keeps understanding will find good.” (Prov 19:8)

“But as you abound in everything—in faith, in speech, in knowledge, in all diligence, and in your love for us—see that you abound in this grace also.” (2Cor 8:7)

Reading: Eph 5-6; Phil 1; Rom 9