Knowing god and knowing about god
Knowing God Quotes by J.I. Packer
What does it take to begin a relationship with God? Wait for a spiritual experience? Devote yourself to unselfish religious deeds? Become a better person so that God will accept you? NONE of these. God has made it very clear in the Bible how we can know Him.
Thoughts from daily Bible reading for today — June 11, Inspired to write these ideas by my recent reread of Knowing God by J. With flattery he will corrupt those who have violated the covenant, but the people who know their God will firmly resist him. Those who are wise will instruct many, though for a time they will fall by the sword or be burned or captured or plundered. Daniel I may gain great knowledge about God and still not know God in His greatness.
To think of God as transcendent inspires adoration and worship. Without this idea in our minds then worship is a mere ritual and a formality. Why is it that in the modern-day Church we do not meet many of this ilk?
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I guess God likes it that way. He wants the call on our lives to be one that leads us to lean on Him in desperate weakness, so He gives us a task that is impossible so that we stay weak and He gets to move through us. So instead, we reduce discipleship to something we feel like we can control. Instead of raising the bar and working through our insecurity and weakness, we lower it even further and minimize even those pieces of discipleship:. Some of us have reduced knowing God to knowing things about God. When it comes to God, you and I never primarily had a knowledge problem.