Sermon On Knowing God Intimately

February 11, 2019 Pastor David Osborne. Some would question the necessity of knowing God intimately. Do you long to have a close relationship with God? Perhaps you have noticed that the pursuit of worldly things fails to provide any lasting peace or joy. When we know His ways, we will develop intimate relationship with God. Scripture shows us that God is intimate with those who trust him. KNOW HIM KNOW = yada’ To know by experience, to make oneself known, to be acquainted with, to be intimate with 1 Chronicles 28:9 (AMP) “As for you, Solomon my son, know the God of your father [have personal knowledge of Him, be acquainted with, and understand Him; appreciate, heed, and cherish Him] Traits of those who know God intimately:. ** PAUSE ** How intimate with God are you today… right now?? As a church… I don’t know what God has for us. Jesus said that the only way man could keep himself spiritually alive was by listening to EVERY word that proceeded from God's mouth (Matt. First, the sovereignty of God in grace does not affect anything previously mentioned about the nature and duty of evangelism (96–106). The Jesus presented in religious theology is NOT the Jesus of the Bible. Because when you get to know Him—really know Him—it releases new hope and confidence in the One who can change every single area of your life. A Christian does not only know about Christ, but a Christian also knows Christ personally. More in Being Sure of My Salvation. There are two ideas I have been mulling over the last couple years which are central to understanding the heart of God, and which most Christians do not seem to understand. An all knowing God knows his creation. This shows itself through loving relationships. We had a good weekend. I think of that in relation to how it is with God and us. ’ If they persecuted Me, they will also persecute you. With televisions flashing, radios blaring and the Internet overloading us with more information than even a genius can absorb, we have to learn to switch off. Pentecost Go, Go, Go, Go, Go Matthew 28:16-20. What would it take for you to know God intimately? 6. 5 Secrets to Intimacy with God Juli Slattery is a TCW regular contributor and blogger. The Lord, the Holy God of the universe. You can know Christ personally, but not know Him intimately. KNOWING GOD INTIMATELY Manhattan First Assembly of God. You know when I sit down and when I rise up; You understand my thought from afar. Nothing about us escapes His notice. So, when the Lord says, is life more than food and the body more than clothing; of course this should be self-evident to us; life is ordered in order to know God. This sermon is on a project called Throneroom Messages Volume 2: 100 Sermons on the Nature, Character, Attributes, and Perfections of God. John 15:4-6 ESV / 120 helpful votes Helpful Not Helpful. They had just finished the first part of a training course with a missions organization in the Chicago area. passionate worship, and exciting preaching of God’s word. Verse fourteen says, "My presence shall go with thee, and I will give thee rest. Did you know God wants to show you more of Himself every day? Does your time with the Lord revitalize you, or does it feel more like a ritualistic experience? In Hosea 6:6, God is clear: "I delight in loyalty rather than sacrifice, and in the knowledge of God rather than burnt offerings. In reply Jesus declared, "I tell you the truth, no one can see the kingdom of God unless he is born again. His teachings and centuries of tradition help us to see what God means to us, and what our responsibilities to God are. Intimate Knowledge of God Topic: The preaching of a witness has a spontaneity about it, an infectious warmth, a simple directness, a depth of reality, which are all due to an intimate knowledge of God. Jesus, who was God in flesh, was again walking with His people, just like the Garden of Eden. Those who do not know God are eternally punished - 2 Ths. This functions like a mini-guidebook / paraphrase / introduction to Jesus' great teaching. *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Mike Morrow This is a powerful sermon excerpt. Introduction: this week I read an article about fifteen cities that could be the next Pompeii. Affective Aim: Students will experience a deep longing for God, desiring to know Him intimately. Vines had preached while he was Pastor at West Rome Baptist Church in Rome, GA in the early 1970's. First Question, "Do you really know God or do you only know about Him?" I (Paul) consider everything a loss compared to the surpassing greatness of knowing Christ Jesus my Lord. The Bible reveals the Father’s overall plan for the world and provides general guidelines for life. God does not simply overlook our sin and say, “You’re forgiven. I want to speak to you today on the subject of knowing God. You might find it frightening, but I am deeply encouraged that the great God of the universe sees and knows everything exhaustively and perfectly. Now you might be thinking, "But Pastor, I have trusted Jesus as Savior, don't I know God?" If you are truly saved, yes you do know God. The final way I know God is intimately involved in our lives is from the book of Genesis. We are cut off from the God who we were created to intimately know. 3 sections: 1) how and why we know God, 2) the attributes of God 3) benefits enjoyed by a those who know him intimately. You now have a good position with God because of who you. You can’t know anybody that you don’t spend time with. There is hope! A stem sprouts forth from the stump of Jesse. Many believers are like people who have been left a great fortune but do not realize it. GOD OFFERS A LIFETIME PARTNERSHIP. To know God is to know Christ and to be in intimate fellowship with the Spirit (for the Lord is one –Dt. And I don’t know about you, but I know I need God in every situation I encounter:. God longs to be known, and there is only one way to step into that deep intimacy and experience it fully. And, you feel confident about knowing God without having to read his word everyday. Be Still and Know that I am God. He knows every small problem you are worried about and every single burden you have. We’re excited that you are seeking to learn more about Jesus and what it means to be a Christian. This book can be an exciting journey into knowing God more intimately through His many names. I don’t know how true that is, but at some point all that God has created eventually slows down and dies. As David continues, he describes the extent of God's knowledge. There are two ways that you can know God: casually or intimately. This is the total transformation that God wants to see in the life of every believer. Packer in chapter 3 of Knowing God, based on what Jesus spoke to God: "And this is eternal life, that they know you the only true God, and Jesus Christ whom you have sent" (John 17:3). 3 Grudem recommends the text for Scripture memory, but offers no comment or discussion. The guilt and shame of your past is gone, covered in the blood of Jesus. A widely known clinical psychologist, author, speaker, and broadcast media professional, she co-founded Authentic Intimacy and is the co-author of Passion Pursuit: What Kind of Love Are You Making?. God desires to commune and fellowship with us—in the innermost part of our being where He now dwells. Explaining both who God is and how we can relate to him, Packer divides his book into three sections: The first directs our attention to how and why we know God, the second to the attributes of God and the third to the benefits enjoyed by a those who know him intimately. This is part 2 of a Bible Study Series entitled 'Knowing God'. Abide in me, and I in you. The last category is what God wants for all people. To know and experience Jesus is to know and experience the living God. Please join us for this new sermon series at 9:30 or 11 am. John Piper on knowing God versus being known by God: But in [1 Corinthians 8:3] Paul does not simply relate loving God to knowing as we ought to know. God wants us to continually "grow in grace, and in the knowledge of our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ". Get to know Him NOW so that when you need to know, you will… because of the intimacy of the r’ship. [Picture on page 8, 9] As he matured, Samuel came to know Jehovah intimately [Picture on page 12] The prayer that Elijah uttered on Mount Carmel is a good example for us. By His presence in your heart you will be able to really know God. She didn’t know what exactly was missing, but she desperately wanted more of God in her life, so she asked Him to show her how to become truly fulfilled. Here is the moral summary of what Jesus is saying in the sermon on the Mount. We'll talk about this a little later but the process of getting to know God on an intimate, personal level requires a humility and a submission. If you do not hold fast to this, you will be shaken when your prayers do not seem to prevail; you will fall prey to feelings of failure or despair. The Spirit of Christ who has been given to all who are truly “Born Again” brings with Him an enabling power by which we can know and experience the deep and intimate love that the Lord Jesus has for us His beloved ”Bride”. You can't know anybody that you don't spend time with. Knowing Christ More Intimately John 14:21-24 In one of my more profound theological books, Lucy says to Charlie Brown, “Life is a mystery, Charlie Brown … Do you know the answer?” Charlie lifts his finger and pontificates, “Be kind, don’t smoke, be prompt, smile a lot, eat sensibly, avoid cavities and mark your ballot carefully…. When You Need to Know, You'll Know. Sinai, the people gave up on God and built an idol. Finally, the Spirit gave me a deep, life-long hunger to know and love God more deeply and intimately. In Excellent Preaching, Craig Bartholomew explains how to preach so that the powerful message of the Bible penetrates the daily lives of your congregation. Getting To Know God Sermonette by John W. The Rites of Passage to KNOWING God More Intimately; The Rites of Passage to KNOWING God More Intimately. The Bible shows us God’s character and His ways. There is a surface knowledge gained from others that is easily manipulated by anyone who comes along with another tidbit of gossip about that person. This is something we should all occasionally ask of God in our prayers. Free Sermon from Tony Evans. Know God Intimately Feb 18, 2019 Past. Psalms 4:1 (NASB) Lord, we’re desperate for you. (see Psalm 139) God knew when I would be born and He knows when I will die; and in between those two dates, there’s not a moment in my life that He is not totally aware of. Our new series, ESTABLISHED begins with a true understanding that Eternal Life is knowing God and knowing Jesus Christ, whom God sent (John 17:1-3). to know Christ intimately, and share Him. You can have a thriving ministry without a thriving relationship with God, but only temporarily. He placed so much value on knowing Christ that everything else mattered very little to him. To know God is to know Christ and to be in intimate fellowship with the Spirit (for the Lord is one –Dt. Psalm 119:154 & 156 – Revive my heart. Moses had a face to face relationship with God. Moses asked to know God intimately. “O Lord, you have searched me and known me. Will you open the door?. These sermons formed the basis of my latest book, Every Job a Parable; What Walmart Greeters, Nurses and Astronauts tell us about God (Navpress/Tyndale/Hodder and Stoughton). It's impossible for your pastor to give you all of your spiritual nutrients in one sermon. ” “Oh Lord, let our highest priority in our lives to be to know You… to know God. Please sign up for our monthly newsletter, letting you know the new Bible Studies added each month. Explaining both who God is and how we can relate to him, Packer divides his book into three sections: The first directs our attention to how and why we know God, the second to the attributes of God and the third to the benefits enjoyed by a those who know him intimately. David pictures God watching from a distance: "You know when I sit and when I rise; you perceive my thoughts from afar. Yearning for God. The guilt and shame of your past is gone, covered in the blood of Jesus. Adoring fans of movie, TV, music, or sports stars buy thousands of dollars' worth of information, photos, and juicy tidbits. Now you might be thinking, "But Pastor, I have trusted Jesus as Savior, don't I know God?" If you are truly saved, yes you do know God. This is our most desperate hour. That's by knowing God so intimately, His will for you will unfold for you, day by day. Getting To Know God Sermonette by John W. More in Being Sure of My Salvation. Bulletin Inserts. Quite the opposite! The source of our knowledge of God is God Himself. Sermon Feed. Now today i requested that we offer you a book that i've written quite a while ago but thank god the word never gets old and it's called "knowing god intimately. He who spared not His own Son, how will He not freely give us all things? When we fear the unknown in families, work, health, etc, we know that God is there. See if there is any offensive way in me, and lead me in the way everlasting. As I collected materials to use in this series, someone gave me a set of sermons on tape that Dr. Free Sermon from Tony Evans. It is maintaining a mature perspective—where God means everything to you—through glorious breakthrough and in the midst of terrible affliction. We have enlisted hundreds of friends -- biblical scholars, theologians, homileticians and pastors dedicated to the craft of biblical preaching -- to provide you timely, compelling and trustworthy content. Experiences in God’s Word and in prayer brought me face to face with God. Being Sure of My Salvation (1 John 5:11-13). And this is life eternal, that they might know thee the only true God, and Jesus Christ, whom thou hast sent. “In 2006, Christianity Today voted this title to be one of the top 50 books that have shaped evangelicals! For over 40 years, J. The former is what believers know, and the latter is what only God knows and what will ultimately occur (94). Moses had a face to face relationship with God. We are also a church, an assembly of believers called to fulfill a mission: to spread the glory of Jesus Christ through Gospel preaching and Gospel living. Psalm 63:1-8 gives a vivid description of His consuming passion for His Lord. Getting to know God intimately is all about the journey. Best of all, if after reading an e-book, you buy a paper version of Knowing God Intimately: Being as Close to Him as You Want to Be. So when Article II begins by stating that we know God by two means they are not ways that are naturally in us. With televisions flashing, radios blaring and the Internet overloading us with more information than even a genius can absorb, we have to learn to switch off. Knowing God. "Now this is eternal life; that they may know you, the only true God, and Jesus Christ, whom you have sent. And when we love Him, worship will be an explosion from within our souls that we'll be unable to contain. AW Tozer said, “What comes into our minds when we think about God is the most important thing about us. Knowing Christ More Intimately John 14:21-24 In one of my more profound theological books, Lucy says to Charlie Brown, "Life is a mystery, Charlie Brown … Do you know the answer?" Charlie lifts his finger and pontificates, "Be kind, don't smoke, be prompt, smile a lot, eat sensibly, avoid cavities and mark your ballot carefully…. You will learn how to know God intimately- a personal relationship like no other person with our saviour Jesus in a fresh new way. We’ve been resting in first realizing that God knows us, intimately. But I do know he is my God, my dad, my friend and my provider. [1] During that time I have frequently spoken in public, on every subject in the ensuing collection; and I am not conscious, that there is any one point of doctrine, on which I am. Do you rest knowing God is in control and although you may not see or understand what He is doing, know He is working? Recently our ten year-old minivan, (with nearly 200,000 miles on it) broke down. I know about a lot of people. What is the difference between the two men in Jesus’ parable (Luke 18:9-14)?. (Ask me where I got that little tidbit another time. 2-05-2017- How to Respond to Those in Authority Over Us 2-12-2017- The Believer and Money 2-19-2017- O Man Of God 2-26-2017- God's Work in Today's World- Through Us. Our prayer time is often spent asking God for things. You may be thinking, "Huh? That's it? The key to knowing Christ more deeply is just to obey Him?" That's what He says. His voice is unique from yours. He meant, of course, to know God well, to know Him deeply, to know Him truly, as He is revealed in His Word. This is our most desperate hour. 2 You know when I sit down and when I rise up; You understand my thought from afar. God is everywhere --behind you and in front of you. The mighty victory is staying true to God. Packer in chapter 3 of Knowing God, based on what Jesus spoke to God: "And this is eternal life, that they know you the only true God, and Jesus Christ whom you have sent" (John 17:3). KNOWING GOD IN AN INTIMATE WAY. Feel free to join us for prayer before service at 9:15 am in our small conference room. David pictures God watching from a distance: "You know when I sit and when I rise; you perceive my thoughts from afar. It is about appreciating one of the most basic truths of the Christian faith: knowing Jesus. John Ritenbaugh, comparing the provisions of the Old Covenant with the New Covenant, suggests that getting to "know God intimately" (by virtue of His placing His Law in our inward parts and our minds- giving us the ability to keep the law in the. My favorite God time is first thing in the morning (before I let myself get involved in other things. Anyone can fake it in the short run, but to go the distance, you need a passionate devotional life and continual closeness to Jesus. But if you want to know God - I mean, really. Yearning for God. Packer's classic has been an important tool to help Christians around the world discover the wonder, the glory and the joy of knowing God. An all knowing God knows his creation. In Romans 8:17, Paul writes: “Now if we are [God’s] children, then we are heirs–heirs of God and co-heirs with Christ…” (NIV) By our faith in Christ we become his adopted brothers and sisters–adopted sons and daughters of God. You say, " well I'll do neither. Christianity has at its core a transaction between a person and God. And, you feel confident about knowing God without having to read his word everyday.      We’re going to start a new series on Knowing our God, on having an intimate relationship with Him. This mindset will deny the very means of our reconciliation with the Father, and that is the work of Christ on the cross. Psalm 48:14 cheered my heart one day. We believe God is all-knowing. None of us do. Many believers are like people who have been left a great fortune but do not realize it. That sounds pretty, but we forget it about six minutes after the bridal kiss. Bible Studies. LORD, you have examined me and know all about me. 301 Moved Permanently. Speaker: Dr. The process of knowing God starts at salvation and continues throughout eternity. silversidechurch. Knowing God’s ways helps us know Him intimately. But what exactly does that mean? 1. passionate worship, and exciting preaching of God’s word. Knowing God Intimately: Being As Close to Him As You Want to Be (Christian Softcover Originals) [Joyce Meyer] on Amazon. Just as an artist knows each work they lovingly sweated over, agonized through, and joyously presented. The Rites of Passage to KNOWING God More Intimately; The Rites of Passage to KNOWING God More Intimately. Explaining both who God is and how we can relate to him, Packer divides his book into three sections: The first directs our attention to how and why we know God, the second to the attributes of God and the third to the benefits enjoyed by a those who know him intimately. Series: Knowing God by Name “Jehovah Shammah - The Lord Who Is There” David Owens Isaiah 43:1-3a 1. Will you open the door? - Publisher. two steps back? If we are honest, everyone has felt that way one time or another. get to know God! Intimately, personally, & closely. The Bible says the human drives causes only the engines to spin. The prophets look forward to that day of intimately knowing God. Just as with holiness and moral perfection, we would not even know what love is apart from knowing who God is. One Can Have Knowledge About God, Yet Not Know God. To know Him is to love Him. John 10:27. You can know Christ personally, but not know Him intimately. Jesus in an earlier conversation with me, told me, the only way to really know who he is, is to draw near him often, and spend time with him. In fact Knowing God should be the quest of every Christian. John 17:3 says, “This is eternal life, that they may know You, the only true God, and Jesus Christ whom You have sent. The Secret to Knowing God, - Read more about spiritual life growth, Christian living, and faith. Jesus, who was God in flesh, was again walking with His people, just like the Garden of Eden. If the greatest thing is knowing Jesus…. An intimate walk with God affords an opportunity to study His character, to see it developed in the free communications He makes, and to listen to. Best of all, if after reading an e-book, you buy a paper version of Knowing God Intimately: Being as Close to Him as You Want to Be. You are trusting when you are waiting on God to show you the next step you should take. I firmly believe that knowing God, who He is and what pleases Him, is the longing of every true believer. Looking For Fresh Sermon Inspiration? Getting Beyond The Bitter To Get To The Better Knowing God is our maker and we are His creation, we also know He is. Even when God's hand brings discipline, we know that God's discipline ultimately serves to help, not to harm (Hebrews 12:10-11). He is addressing God. Your parents, your spouse and your dearest friends may know you intimately, but they will never know you like God does. Do you have intimate times with God? Do you have times when God is so personal that you are in awe? Francis shares how personal God is to Him and his concern is that many people have never done that. Knowing about God is not enough; we can know Him personally. ” Or “I believe in God, but I don't know Him well. Sermon: "Knowing Jesus" We Respond in Gratitude Hymn of Response: #247, "All Glory Be to God on High" Congregational Prayer Offering God Sends Out His People Benediction Closing Song: #633, "He is Lord" Sermon. “IS OUR GOD A KNOW-IT-ALL?” Rev. You can have a thriving ministry without a thriving relationship with God, but only temporarily. ♥ What are some things that prevent our knowing God intimately? God also gives us his names because he is telling us something about himself that we may not know, but need to know, in order to have a close relationship with him and to live life successfully. Since the fall of man, every seed of Adam has inherent rebellion within his frame. If we seek Him, He will not turn away from us. Do you remember the story of Jonah and the whale? He tried to hide from God, but God was right there in front of him and behind him. Knowing God’s word by heart means that we can think on it anywhere we go. The more we come to know God, the more we come to know love, because God is Love. The Bible says in all your ways know him intimately, know him deeply, know him personally. Knowing God the Father and Jesus Christ is eternal life. He knows our thoughts, so we can even talk to him silently because this Psalm says that even before a word is on our tongue, he knows it completely. The lover of sin does not know God, and does not want to know him. How can we know One so infinite? Tony Evans discusses the finer points of how we can come to experience God intimately and how such an experience can transform our lives. One who desires to know God intimately, will have to listen to Him always. Psalm 48:14 cheered my heart one day. Much like there is a difference between knowing rationally that honey is a sweet element, and actually tasting honey with your mouth, having a personal sense of its sweetness. Some would question the necessity of knowing God intimately. To truly KNOW GOD is to know him intimately through a close relationship with Jesus Christ. WOWzer! Did anyone hear that THUNDER last night? I’ve not seen rain like this in years. We are talking this summer about knowing God, really knowing God; drilling as deeply as finite humans can into the nature of the infinite God. AS THE WORD OF GOD IS STUDIED, OUR HEARTS ARE CHALLENGED AND OUR LIVES BECOME FOCUSED ON HIM. It means that God's love is not exclusively connected to us. W Tozer wrote a book called 'The Knowledge of the Holy' which explored the character and attributes of God. ” The meaning would be best understood to say “cause yourself to become restrained or to let go. Conversely, if we are not doing exploits for God it is because we are not strong; and if we are not strong it is because we do not know God well enough. When Jesus prayed in John 17:3, He stated that eternal life is knowing the one true God and the Son whom He sent. God is intimately involved in our lives, leading, holding, hemming in, forming. Apostle Paul had a burning desire to know him more intimately. When the preacher is preaching about Jesus Christ, you can look it up in the Bible. Jesus alone can bring meaning and purpose to life. To love Him is to trust Him. Before we get to that, let’s deal with one of the challenges we face as Bible believing Christians when we try to engage our friends, colleagues, and even some of our unbelieving family with the. Sermon: "Knowing Jesus" We Respond in Gratitude Hymn of Response: #247, "All Glory Be to God on High" Congregational Prayer Offering God Sends Out His People Benediction Closing Song: #633, "He is Lord" Sermon. " --John 17:3. Read and study His Word. Even in the best of cases, when the information is truly worthwhile, the endless stream of data becomes a river of mental sludge that drowns. Consider a sermon direction and application: In thinking about this sermon as the first in the series, consider relationships between God and non-human creation, God and humans, and non-human creation and humans. Ch 5:1-11 The Blessing Of Living the Way of Jesus. They crucified Him. If we have His commandments and keep them, both the Father and Jesus will love us and Jesus promises that He will disclose Himself to us. I pray that knowing God is the desire of your heart. Quite the opposite! The source of our knowledge of God is God Himself. Paul's desire to know God intimately. God's plan is unveiled through an intimate relationship with Him. As I’ve said many times before, an intellectual belief is not salvific. KNOWING GOD MEANS HAVING A RELATIONSHIP WITH HIM WHICH IS BASED ON AN UNDERSTANDING OF GOD. It means you have an accurate knowledge about God and that you. Finally, the Spirit gave me a deep, life-long hunger to know and love God more deeply and intimately. What is the difference between the two men in Jesus’ parable (Luke 18:9-14)?. This is part 13 of a Bible Study Series looking at the attributes of God. Paul Benware Subscribe. Summary of Sermon on the Mount. Explaining both who God is and how we can relate to him, Packer divides his book into three sections: The first directs our attention to how and why we know God, the second to the attributes of God and the third to the benefits enjoyed by a those who know him intimately. Simply admit your faults, believe that Jesus died and rose again for you, and commit yourself to follow God. You must know God more intimately than you do. Now "we know in part. Search me, God, and know my heart; test me and know my anxious thoughts. Our subjects cover: animals, religion (Christian, Jewish and others); diet and lifestyle (vegan and vegetarian); and other miscellaneous subjects. How sad it will be in. Even in the best of cases, when the. Yet, God also wants man to know him in the same vein, not by becoming God of course, but by experiencing the deep longings of the heart of God. Talk to the Lord like He’s your best friend and ask Him to reveal His love and character to you in a greater way. John 17:1-26 ESV / 118 helpful votes Helpful Not Helpful. (2 Peter 3:18) As we come to know Him more intimately, we also come to know His will for our lives. Most people want to know God but how can we know him? Explore the idea here. To love Him is to trust Him. You now have a good position with God because of who you. What relationship are you ready for? How far can you go in seeking God? What amazing accomplishments can you complete with God's help? In KNOWING GOD INTIMATELY, Joyce Meyer gives you the keys to finding your unique relationship with God. Tags: 100 ways to know god loves me all knowing god attributes attributes of God be silent and know that i am god be still and know god be still and know he is god be still and know i am god be still and know i am god verse be still and know im god be still and know that he is god be still and know that i am god in hebrew be still and know that. She didn't know what exactly was missing, but she desperately wanted more of God in her life, so she asked Him to show her how to become truly fulfilled. Anyone can fake it in the short run, but to go the distance, you need a passionate devotional life and continual closeness to Jesus. He’s not going to the promised land because of his sin because he did not treat God as holy and yet, this sinful man knew the Holy God, creator of the universe face to face like personally, intimately. This audio sermon and transcript looks in conclusion at 'Knowing Your God', and is from the ministry of David Legge, a Christian preacher and Bible teacher from Belfast, Northern Ireland. It all begins with knowing God and spending time with Him. “Behold my servant, whom I have chosen” (Matt. Nathanael not only came face to face with Jesus, he found himself coram Deo, before the face of the God who saw him always and knew him. Edwards is making a clear point that there is a stark difference between knowing about God, and knowing Him intimately, abiding in Him, and walking with Him daily. 1) According to the Hebrew, the word “PANTETH” means “TO LONG FOR. Glenny said, "I would like to meet that man. One Can Have Knowledge About God, Yet Not Know God. The last category is what God wants for all people. 4 Exodus 34:6-7 has fared slightly better in biblical theologies,5 but it is sel- dom given detailed attention as a foundational text for one's under-. You will learn how to know God intimately- a personal relationship like no other person with our saviour Jesus in a fresh new way. I pray for those that are misjudged Misguided, misused, and misunderstood. We can't do it unless we truly believe that life is to know God and know Him intimately, and that is the only important answer to every question. Desire Intimacy with God. Do you know God in an intimate way? It is possible that we can go through this life obeying God and His commandments, but yet not have an intimate relationship with Him. Know His Word, know His character, know His work. It started when God first created man. To help us comprehend what closeness with the Lord looks like, let’s examine the writings of David, whom the Bible calls a man after God’s own heart. Ritenbaugh. Matthew 1:22 – 2:12 God is intimately invested in the lives of true followers of the LORD. That's by knowing God so intimately, His will for you will unfold for you, day by day. He points out that God's knowledge of him is expansive. Now they need. Since the fall of man, every seed of Adam has inherent rebellion within his frame. It is within His nature to know us, and He has hard-wired us to want to know Him by setting eternity in our hearts (Ecclesiastes 3:11). As I collected materials to use in this series, someone gave me a set of sermons on tape that Dr. How can I know Jesus? What does it mean to know Him? "Knowing" Jesus means having a relationship with Him. This is a really simply thought - and yet many Bible students, pastors, and theologians miss it completely. Hosea is a story of God’s unnatural love. This is the first and greatest commandment. On Mount Sinai, Moses cried out to God, "If I have found favor in your sight, please show me now your ways, that I may know you," and God responded with an extraordinary revelation of Himself (Exod. Knowing God involves quite a bit more than showing up for a church service on Sunday morning. God‟s hands. Pentecost Go, Go, Go, Go, Go Matthew 28:16-20. We will grow to know Christ more intimately by obeying Him.