Here’s something more for John 8:31-32 thought and prayer. In “The Warnings and the Rewards of the Word of God,” Charles Spurgeon (1834–1892) said this about how we learn God’s Truth by working at it:
When a young man is put to learn a trade, he does so by working at it — and we learn the Truth which our Lord teaches by obeying His commands. . . . We know as much as we do.