It's possible to be taught without learning, and to learn without teaching, but should we do either of those things?
Sometimes, it's not enough to take something that the Bible says as just a verse or two. The context may teach us much more, if we keep asking questions.
What better prayer could we offer for others than that they learn more about God and His will?
How can we learn to be responsible with our ability to help or to harm others?
When God's plans don't match our own, what is He working to accomplish?
If God took the time to say something more than once, we should probably pay attention.
What happens when the most important messages are lost from one generation to the next, because we simply didn't pay attention?
What do you get when you fill up a container with more than it can hold?
What can we do to mature in our faith, rather than becoming "adult children"?
Learning a nugget of wisdom from history or from a recent experience is great, but what if there were more?
How do we remember what is most important, and get the word out to those who need to hear it?
Despite the barrage of unsolicited advice that comes our way, wise and insightful instruction can be life-changing.
Sometimes, just taking a class isn't enough for us to actually learn anything.
If there was more that could be done to live a full and effective life, would we want to know about it?
Who doesn't like to find out the answer to a long-standing mystery?
Just as parents sometimes have to provide suggested answers for their children to give in specific situations, God provides us direction and guidance for the right words in a specific situation, also.
When we think that we know it all, we are deceiving ourselves, and miss out on a chance for God to teach us.
Praying may seem challenging at first, but given time and practice - and maybe a little help - we can make it as natural as other skills that we don't even think about anymore.
While simple lessons and stories are good for those who are young (or new to faith), growth should result in our level of learning becoming deeper.