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Importance

In a recent chapel on campus, Chuck Swindoll listed the following six reasons why it is important to pursue knowledge of the Scriptures:

1. Knowledge gives substance to faith.

2. Knowledge stabilizes us during times of testing.

3. Knowledge enables us to handle the Word of God accurately.

4. Knowledge equips us to detect and confront error.

5. Knowledge makes us confident and consistent in our walk with God.

6. Knowledge filters out our fears and superstitions.

Kindred Spirit, Vol. 22, No. 1, Spring, 1998, p. 8