We see it in the church’s boldness — that is, the church’s outspoken clarity about the identity and significance of Jesus.. But we both know I won’t, so let’s take a closer look at how you can live out the words John spoke. And when He comes He reveals Himself to the person. Dig into the Word and become a Bible expert with Amazing Facts line of study Bibles and more. Just ask Him to teach you more about Jesus and expect Him to do so and I tell you He will. I could stop right there by simply telling you to just do it—to just keep his commandments. He is “begotten, not made,” the early creed said. Years ago someone gave me a book about God’s grace by a popular preacher and told me that I needed to read it because I tend to be legalistic. Jesus, by faith in him, reconciles us to the Father. God bless you. If you're new here, you may want to subscribe to my RSS feed. Practically, this means we commune with him as we learn of him. May I truly experience You so that my knowledge of You will inspire my cries of admiration. That I may […] Glory to God! The word of God is indeed light. May God bless your ministry in Jesus Name! In reading and studying the Bible we learn who Jesus is, what he did, what he expects of us and the reason we have to put our hope in him for our eternal existence. Knowing Jesus Devotional. No longer dead in Adam and destined for wrath. Rather, the hope is that we would be acquainted with the primary theological categories and have at least one creedal go-to. THANK YOU FOR ALL THE GREAT INFORMATION TO HELP US ALL GROW IN THE LORD….. GOD BLESS YOU….. Amen! This is the boldness that characterized the church then and should characterize the church today. A guide for walking through all of Scripture in just a year—with catch-up days built in. An inspiring passage from Scripture delivered to your inbox every day! Sin is turning from God’s law of love and life and the result of sin is death. Praise God! Thank you! And what is more Lord, I also want to be able to say with him, “that I consider everything loss for the surpassing worth of knowing Christ Jesus my Lord.”Help me day by day to grow in grace and in a knowledge of You, until I can say, "it is not I that live, but Christ who lives in me." For if we can convince our neighbors to vote like us, but we know not Jesus, we are just pushy religious people. The person of the Father is distinct, the person of the Son another, and that of the Holy Spirit still another. I still remember as a kid having “Sword Drills”—racing to look up Bible verses. When you are not open to corrections from Jesus you cut yourself off from Him. And in fact, much of the theological truth we understand about Jesus today has come as the gold of yesterday’s doctrinal furnaces. So, is a man who seeks a prostitute doomed? Individuals and communities devoted their lives to this cause. This is the heart and center. Thanks Tim for your comment. HI….. Whatever your reason for desiring to know Christ, knowing the Lord more is a huge step towards a more glorious life full of peace, victory and blessings. The people of Jesus should know Jesus. God bless you. My Utmost for His Highest. Sign up for your daily dose of spiritual insight and encouragement from Amazing Facts. God inhabits the praises of His people. What I hope to do in the rest of this post is sketch a vision for knowing Jesus like this, which implies two things I want to make clear. Praise His holy name.Amen. They talk about Him; Jesus is the word of God. May God give you the Spirit of wisdom, revelation in the knowledge of Him That’s the point in the Redeemer mentioned in Genesis 3 who would come to crush the serpent (Genesis 3:15). Thanks for dropping by! P.S If you enjoyed this post make sure you enter your email address here for free email updates. Thanks Rosalyn for your comment. God bless you Mike and thanks for your comment. The Athanasian Creed (from which much of the preceding paragraph borrows) claims that knowing Jesus theologically is a matter of life or death. I am really encouraged. I AM BLESSED EVERY TIME I READ YOUR ARTICLES. The priest after the order of Melchizedek is the one who prays for me, who knows all of my failings and weaknesses and who never tires to plead for me. It is an important step on how to know Jesus more. God bless you. Father, I pray that whatever it takes, that You would purge out anything that diminishes the light and love of Christ in me, so that Jesus is lifted up high in my heart and life, and may my self-life become so translucent and unclouded that Christ may be seen in me, to Your praise and glory. Worship with Pastor Doug’s church each week, featuring beautiful music and life-changing Bible study. Featuring courses and local seminars on how to be a better witness in your community. Lord, it was Paul that prayed, “that I may know Him and the power of His resurrection and the fellowship of His suffering, and being conformed to His death,” and Lord, I pray that too. Fast access to all of Amazing Facts’ English and foreign-language Bible-based websites. It’s not easy to live a life of faith in today’s fast-paced world. Only one has ever done it perfectly. The Redeemer, the Son, the Prophet, the King — he’s the one the whole world longed for. This article is helpful. Thank you. Thanks for your comment. They knew him and were open about him. The source for everything happening at Amazing Facts. How do we live with this kind of clarity and outspokenness about Jesus? We should pray for understanding so that we can know Jesus and, consequently, know God. Thanks Felix for your comment. The Bible is the story of God’s glory and grace that stretches centuries and cultures and literary genres, all pointing to and holding up the definitive witness of Jesus — who is the Word of God made flesh (John 1:14), the radiance of the glory of God and the exact imprint of his nature (Hebrews 1:3), the Lamb who was slain before the foundation of the world (Revelation 13:8), in whom all the fullness of deity is pleased to dwell (Colossians 2:9), who upholds the universe by the word of his power (Hebrews 1:3). And then he came. Praise God! Also, the Word is spirit and life and so it imparts your life. When we pray we should also be listening for Jesus to speak back to us through the Holy Spirit, which is that voice inside us, through the tangible answers we receive, and through the words and actions of others. Practically, this means we read the Bible. Believe Jesus died for your sins. But if we know him personally, the uncreated Son is the one who saved us. I ask for blessings as it relates to my personal and professional lives. Thanks Bello for your comment. The first-century Christians had their own troubles. Thanks Lord for your comment. Glory to God! Knowing Jesus comes through maturity in the Lord but we can help kids along by teaching them practical, yet spiritual ways to get to know Jesus. Now it came about after these things, that God tested Abraham, and said to him, "Abraham!" Join Pastor Doug’s church for special music, inspiring sermons, and empowering church training. God's New Covenant with Israel was cut at Calvary. Understanding the latest news through a biblical lens. “For God so loved the world that He gave…” (John 3:16). First, knowing Jesus like this is not the full experience of how I know him now. Heart-touching stories of lives impacted by the ministry. Therefore, learning how to know Christ more is a wise thing to do. Get yours before supplies run out. This is powerful and it’s exactly what I was looking for. God bless you Harold. The scriptures, from Genesis to revelation, are centred on Jesus Christ. Jesus reminded his disciples that everything written about him in the Law of Moses and the Prophets and the Psalms must be fulfilled (Luke 24:44–45). You will know Christ more as you obey His instructions. We want to know Jesus theologically and biblically because we know him personally, and in order to know him more personally. Understand Bible prophecy and more at these local events in your area. I ask for help in praying for may friends who are struggling in all areas of their lives and I ask for prayers to strengthen my relationship with my family, especially my mom.