The Scriptures below remind us that when we know Jesus, then we also know our heavenly Father.
But all these things they will do to you for My name’s sake, because they do not know Him who sent Me. (Joh 15:21)
Then they said to Him, “Where is Your Father?” Jesus answered, “You know neither Me nor My Father. If you had known Me, you would have known My Father also.” (Joh 8:19)
And these things they will do to you because they have not known the Father nor Me. (Joh 16:3)
It’s our honor and our privilege to come to fully know Jesus Christ, our Lord and Savior. We do that by reading, studying, and meditating upon the Word of God. In the Bible, we see verse upon verse explaining to us the nature and personality of the Lord. The knowledge of God and of Jesus Christ is entry into eternal life.
But let him who glories glory in this, that he understands and knows Me, that I am the Lord, exercising lovingkindness, judgment, and righteousness in the earth. For in these I delight,” says the Lord. (Jer 9:24)
And this is eternal life, that they may know You, the only true God, and Jesus Christ whom You have sent. (Joh 17:3)
Beloved, let us love one another, for love is of God; and everyone who loves is born of God and knows God. He who does not love does not know God, for God is love. (1 Joh 4:7-8)
According to 1 John, God is love. And everyone who loves is born of God and KNOWS GOD!
Do you want to know God? Then learn of His perfect love for YOU; study and meditate upon His love for you. Search out and meditate upon the Bible verses that discuss the love of God, and how His love has been manifested. Once you have received and fully understood His perfect love for you, turn around and shower that love upon everyone in your life, beginning with yourself. As Matthew 19:19 reminds us, we can only love our neighbor as we love ourselves.
Learn about God through His magnificent, matchless love.