Today we will be exploring some bible verses about education. This article will give you a desirable knowledge of why it is important to be educated. Part of education is teaching the children in the right way they should go so that when they grow old, they will not depart from it.
Bible verses about education are strategically positioned for the use of all parents so they can have the idea of what to teach and things to expose their children to. Meanwhile, we can deny the fact that many people have misconstrued spirituality for illiteracy; they believe it is not necessary to acquire education because western education is capable of corrupting a good mind.
Whereas, they have no idea that the Bible great frown at illiteracy; that is why the scripture says in the book of 2 Timothy 2 vs. 15 – 16 Study to shew thyself approved unto God, a workman that needeth not to be ashamed, rightly dividing the word of truth. But shun profane and vain babblings: for they will increase unto more ungodliness. This shows that God wants us to be knowledgeable. He wants us to know a little about something and something about everything. Thankfully, that is what education will help us to do.
Apostle Paul who is regarded as one of the greatest apostles who propagated the ministry of Christ on earth, attained the highest education excellence even before he became a convert. There is always a place of learning and studying, Jesus Christ fulfilled his mission on earth in three years, however, he spent more than 18 years of his life learning gathering knowledge about the kingdom work in the temple amongst the elders.
If you will succeed in life, there is a process to follow; there is a place of getting educated. We have compiled a list of bible verses about education to help you understand how important it is to gain knowledge.
Colossians 1:28 Whom we preach, warning every man, and teaching every man in all wisdom; that we may present every man perfect in Christ Jesus:
Isaiah 29:12 And the book is delivered to him that is not learned, saying, Read this, I pray thee: and he saith, I am not learned.
1 Corinthians 3:19 For the wisdom of this world is foolishness with God. For it is written, He taketh the wise in their own craftiness.
Proverbs 9:10 The fear of the LORD is the beginning of wisdom: and the knowledge of the holy is understanding.
Psalms 32:8 I will instruct thee and teach thee in the way which thou shalt go: I will guide thee with mine eye.
Ecclesiastes 7:12 For wisdom is a defence, and money is a defence: but the excellency of knowledge is, that wisdom giveth life to them that have it.
Isaiah 54:13 And all thy children shall be taught of the LORD; and great shall be the peace of thy children.
Proverbs 1:5 A wise man will hear, and will increase learning; and a man of understanding shall attain unto wise counsels:
2 Timothy 3:14-17 But continue thou in the things which thou hast learned and hast been assured of, knowing of whom thou hast learned them; And that from a child thou hast known the holy scriptures, which are able to make thee wise unto salvation through faith which is in Christ Jesus. All scripture is given by inspiration of God, and is profitable for doctrine, for reproof, for correction, for instruction in righteousness: That the man of God may be perfect, throughly furnished unto all good works.
Proverbs 16:16 How much better is it to get wisdom than gold! and to get understanding rather to be chosen than silver!
Acts 7:22 And Moses was learned in all the wisdom of the Egyptians, and was mighty in words and in deeds.
Daniel 1:17-19 As for these four children, God gave them knowledge and skill in all learning and wisdom: and Daniel had understanding in all visions and dreams. Now at the end of the days that the king had said he should bring them in, then the prince of the eunuchs brought them in before Nebuchadnezzar. And the king communed with them; and among them all was found none like Daniel, Hananiah, Mishael, and Azariah: therefore stood they before the king.
John 7:15 And the Jews marvelled, saying, How knoweth this man letters, having never learned?
Acts 26:24 And as he thus spake for himself, Festus said with a loud voice, Paul, thou art beside thyself; much learning doth make thee mad.
Proverbs 9:9 Give instruction to a wise man, and he will be yet wiser: teach a just man, and he will increase in learning.
Galatians 1:12 For I neither received it of man, neither was I taught it, but by the revelation of Jesus Christ.
Proverbs 18:2 A fool hath no delight in understanding, but that his heart may discover itself.
Romans 12:2 And be not conformed to this world: but be ye transformed by the renewing of your mind, that ye may prove what is that good, and acceptable, and perfect, will of God.
Colossians 2:8 Beware lest any man spoil you through philosophy and vain deceit, after the tradition of men, after the rudiments of the world, and not after Christ.
Philippians 4:9 Those things, which ye have both learned, and received, and heard, and seen in me, do: and the God of peace shall be with you.
Psalms 25:5 Lead me in thy truth, and teach me: for thou art the God of my salvation; on thee do I wait all the day.
Proverbs 4:11 I have taught thee in the way of wisdom; I have led thee in right paths.
Matthew 11:29 Take my yoke upon you, and learn of me; for I am meek and lowly in heart: and ye shall find rest unto your souls.
Matthew 28:19-20 Go ye therefore, and teach all nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father, and of the Son, and of the Holy Ghost: Teaching them to observe all things whatsoever I have commanded you: and, lo, I am with you alway, even unto the end of the world. Amen.