Helpful Verses:

“It is the glory of God to conceal things, but the glory of kings is to search things out. As the heavens for height, and the earth for depth, so the heart of kings is unsearchable.” Proverbs 25:2–3

“And the angel of the Lord appeared to him in a flame of fire out of the midst of a bush. He looked, and behold, the bush was burning, yet it was not consumed. And Moses said, ‘I will turn aside to see this great sight, why the bush is not burned.’” Exodus 3:2–3

Interesting Quotes:

 “Lord, increase my curiosity and help me to know You so intimately that I am especially, specifically, consciously aware of Your Presence throughout the day.” AW Tozer

Example Patterns:

1. In a challenging relationship explore what offends you in that person. Have they activated something in which has not been healed? Is what irritates you about them is actually a characteristic you do not like about yourself?

2. Walk a route that is familiar for you, ask questions about the area. For example: What is beautiful? What troubles God about this area?

3. Read a passage of scripture and pose questions to explore.


Psychologist and academic Dr Roger Bretherton takes a look at the importance of curiosity from a psychological perspective and from a biblical point of view, discussing how it can lead us to a deeper understanding of the person of Jesus.