Is Always Learning


"Do not call to mind the former things, or ponder things of the past. Behold, I will do something new; now it will spring forth; will you not be aware of it?" (Isa. 43:18-19)

  1. School of WISDOM.
    • Paid by OTHERS.
      "Now these things happened to them as an example, and they were written for our instruction, upon whom the ends of the ages have come." (1 Cor. 10:11)

      "How blessed is the man who does not walk in the counsel of the wicked, nor stand in the path of sinners, nor sit in the seat of scoffers! But his delight is in the law of the Lord and in His law he meditates day and night." (Ps. 1:1-2)

  2. School of REGRET.
    • Paid by personal PAIN.
      "Beloved, do not be surprised at the fiery ordeal among you, which comes upon you for your testing, as though some strange thing were happening to you." (1 Pet. 4: 12)

    FAILING BACKFAILING FORWARD
    BLAME OTHERSTAKE RESPONSIBILITY
    REPEAT MISTAKESLEARN
    LIMITED BY PASTTAKES RISKS
    QUITPERSEVERE

    ("Failing Forward," John Maxwell. 2000)

  3. School of DESERT.
    • Paid by DISOBEDIENCE.
      "As the deer pants for streams of water, so my soul pants for You, my God. My soul thirsts for God, for the living God." (Ps. 42:1-2 NIV)

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