Do You Really Know Jesus? Mar 01 2012
"I will give them a heart to know Me, for I am the Lord..." - Jeremiah 24:7
You've probably thought about what knowing Christ means. Now think about what knowing Christ doesn't mean. It doesn't mean knowing about Him. Let me explain.
I love to read biographies, especially of presidents. At the end of a great biography, you feel like you know the person. Yet, I've never met a president, and even though I know a lot about them, I've never known one personally. Most people know a lot about Jesus, but that doesn't mean they know Him personally. So how can you know Him personally?
- God's Word. Through His Word you can know Him. But scripture without faith is just knowing about Him.
- Have faith. That's key to believing what Scripture says is true.
- Pray. Talking and listening to God allows you to know Him.
- Attend a Christ-centered church. This helps you know Him through worship, fellowship, and ministry.
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