FAITH CAPSULE: Do not settle for knowing about God, get to know God!
2 Peter 1
Among reasons to seek him diligently is to know him not to only know about him.
Seeking to know God in His Word is the source of faith, to gain the understanding and to know God, having a profound relationship with God.
Seeking God diligently, to know Him is the reason to trust and hope in God.
Jeremiah 17:7 buttresses, “Blessed is the man who trusts in the Lord, and whose hope is the Lord.” Seek God to know Him, trusting and hoping in Him at all time.
It is certain, knowing that God knows you will prompt you to know Him and become build in Him, to the glory of His name.
Know Him to Know:
HE KNOWS ALL BY NAME
Assuredly, God knows all, why not seek Him to know Him and gain His presence? Isaiah 43:1 records, “But now, thus says the Lord, who created you, O Jacob, And He who formed you, O Israel: “Fear not, for I have redeemed you; I have called you by your name; You are Mine.” God said that we are His, why not approach Him boldly, expectantly as His?
HE WILL FIGHT FOR YOU
Seek God diligently for Him to fight on your behalf in the physical or spiritual battle. Exodus 14:14 records “The Lord will fight for you, and you shall hold your peace.” The word of God is true to perform if one will know Him enough to know that He will fight on your behalf.
HE THINKS ABOUT YOU
A precious father does not stop thinking of all man even when any man places God out of mind. Psalm 139:17 stated, “How precious also are Your thoughts to me, O God! How great is the sum of them!” In His thought, He is good to man and He says, “For I know the thoughts that I think toward you, says the Lord, thoughts of peace and not of evil, to give you a future and a hope.” (Jeremiah 29:11)
HE IS ALWAYS WITH YOU
God does not lie or talk in waste. His word does not return to Him void. (Isaiah 55:11) God will not say what He will not do and that gives the assurance that God is always with all man till the end of the age. It is written in Matthew 28:20, “teaching them to observe all things that I have commanded you; and lo, I am with you always, even to the end of the age.” Amen.
Get to Know God, do as commanded by His word which is the assurance that He is with you always.
HE IS NOT A PARTIAL GOD
Give self to God in His word. Gain understanding and have the knowledge to be approaching God that was, God that is, the God forever. He is the unchanging changer that is not partial. Romans 2:11 said it well, “For there is no partiality with God.”
One that does not know God but to only know about God is not exposed to His revelation.
For your good, do not stop at knowing about God but know Him to know!
Prayer for today: Ask Him for self to know Him.