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Important Bible Passages Regarding Knowing God

Important Bible Passages Regarding Knowing God

Important Bible passages:
Omniscience of God and God’s Knowledge of Reality and Everything: Ps 44:21 (God knows the secrets of the heart); Ps 139:2,4; Prov 3:20 (by his knowledge the deeps broke open…); Jere 29:11 (I know the plans I have for you, declares the Lord, plans to prosper…), Matt 6:8, 32 (God knows what you need before you ask); Acts 1:24 (‘You know the hearts of all’);
Worship of God described as KNOWING God: Ps 9:10; Hosea 6:3
Real Possibility of knowledge, even knowledge about the truth and theological truths: Ps 16:11; Ps 94:10 (“He who teaches man knowledge”); Rom 8:28 (we KNOW God works all things for our good); Titus 1:1 (“knowledge of the truth”); 1 Cor 6:9 (“We know that the unrighteous will not inherit the kingdom); 1 Cor 13:9 (“we know in part”); Gal 2:16 (‘we know that a person is not justified by works of the law but through faith in Jesus Christ’); Jas 4:4 (‘know that friendship with the world is enmity with God’); 1 Peter 1:18 (‘Knowing that you were ransomed from the futile ways…’), 2 Peter 1:16 (‘we did not follow myths when we made known to you…’), 1 John 3:14 (we KNOW that we have passed out of death into life); 1 John 3:16 (by this we KNOW love, that he laid down his life for us); 1 John 3:19 (‘by this we shall know that we are of the truth’), 1 John 5:13 (‘I write these things to you who believe in the name of the Son of God, that you may KNOW that you have eternal life’);
God gives knowledge: Prov 2:6; Rev 1:1 (‘He made it known by sending his angel’)
SAVED to know God: 2 Cor 4:6 (has shone in our hearts to give the light of the KNOWLEDGE of the glory of God in the face of Jesus Christ); Gal 4:8-9 (once you did not KNOW God… now you have come to know God, or rather be known by God’);
Jesus EXCLUSIVELY knows God and reveals/brings us into this knowledge: Matt 11:27 (no one knows the Father except the Son); John 14:6;
FEAR OF THE LORD is the beginning of KNOWLEDGE: Prov 1:7
JESUS: Col 2:3 (All the treasures of wisdom and KNOWLEDGE are found in him); 1 John 5:20 (‘we KNOW that the Son of God has come and have given us understanding, so that we may know him who is true; and we are in him who is true, in his Son Jesus Christ. He is the true God and eternal life’)
Knowledge of God is possible: Ps 103:7; Ps 119:152;
HUMILITY: 1 Cor 8:2 (If anyone imagines that he knows something, he does not yet KNOW as he ought to yet);
SIN as a form of “not knowing” God: Ps 79:6, 82:5; Isaiah 1:3 (Ox knows its master, but Israel not its Maker), Hos 4:6; John 1:10 (the world did not know him); 1 John 4:8 (‘Anyone who does not love does not know God, because God is love’),
SIN hinders knowledge: Prov 14:6 (A scoffer seeks wisdom in vain, but knowledge is easy for a man of understanding); Prov 14:7 (Leave the presence of a fool, for there you do not meet words of knowledge);
Everyone knows that God exists and is without excuse: Romans 1:18-23; Ps 19:2
SALVATION leads to knowledge of God: 1 Tim 2:4 (saved and to come to the knowledge of the TRUTH)
Relational Knowledge of others: Gen 4:1 (Adam knew [sexually] his wife)
BLISS of Knowing God: John 17:3; Hab 2:14 (earth filled with the knowledge of God); Eph 3:19 (to know the love that surpasses knowledge); Phil 3:8 (everything is loss compared to the surpassing worth of KNOWING Jesus Christ);
TERROR of God rejecting you: Matt 25:12 (truly I say to you, I do not know you…),

By Tom Schmidt

Christian, husband of Rach, Church Planter,musician,

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