* my people perish for lack of knowledge.
* lack of discipline.
* lack of action.
* lack of faith.
* lack of believing.
* Lack of wisdom.
* lack of understanding.
– Knowledge ~A practical understanding of a subject
Hosea 4:6 NIV
my people are destroyed from lack of knowledge. “Because you have rejected knowledge, I also reject you as my priests; because you have ignored the law of your God, I also will ignore your children.
° when you lack knowledge, you destroy the vision.
Proverbs 18:15 NIV
The heart of the discerning acquires knowledge, for the ears of the wise seek it out.
Proverbs 20:15 NIV
Gold there is, and rubies in abundance, but lips that speak knowledge are a rare jewel.
Job 33:1-2 NIV
“But now, Job, listen to my words;
pay attention to everything I say.  I am about to open my mouth; my words are on the tip of my tongue.
NB: If you fight knowledge in your life you fight your destiny
Knowledge is an investment for you and generations to come.
Job 35:16 NIV
So Job opens his mouth with empty talk; without knowledge he multiplies words.
Proverbs 1:22 NIV
“How long will you who are simple love your simple ways? How long will mockers delight in mockery and fools hate knowledge?
Ecclesiastes 7:12 NIV
Wisdom is a shelter as money is a shelter, but the advantage of knowledge is this: Wisdom preserves those who have it.
~The practice of training yourself to obey
~ The code of behavior.
~Discipline is used as a punishment to correct disobedience
~Discipline always brings stability
~ Brings structures in our lives
~ Teaches you to be a responsible person – It train the mind and character.
° External & internal Laws.
1 Corinthians 9:27 NIV
No, I strike a blow to my body and make it my slave so that after I have preached to others, I myself will not be disqualified for the prize.