"And they shall teach no more every man his neighbor ...saying, Know the Lord: for they shall all know Me, from the least of them unto the greatest of them, saith the Lord." Jeremiah 31:34
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|.........||I. What does it mean to "know the Lord"?
God wants His people to have more than an intellectual
understanding of the principles
A. This is not a "head knowledge"
(Jeremiah 9:23-24), but a "heart knowledge"
B. It is not a revelation of facts
or intellectual truths, but a personal revelation of
2 Timothy 3:7
C. Israel knew the works of God, but Moses knew His ways.
D. Knowing about God is not enough;
we can know Him personally. God desires
1 Timothy 2:4
II. The knowledge of God is progressive.
A. Now "we know in part."
1 Corinthians 13:9-12
B. Scripture says that we increase in the knowledge of Him.
C. One day the knowledge of the Lord shall
fill all the earth. Then shall
1. We are betrothed to know the Lord.
2. He has given us a heart to know Him.
3. "They shall all know Me."
Jeremiah 31:33, 34
III. God really desires for us to get to know Him.
A. "Let him that glorieth glory
in this, that he understandeth and knoweth
B. "For I desired mercy ... and the knowledge of God ..." Hosea 6:6
C. "Who will have (desires) all men
to be saved, and to come unto the
D. God says that it is because
there is no knowledge that the people are gone
IV. God knows us (John 10:14, 27; Romans 8:28-29; 1 Corinthians
A. Moses and Paul both cried, "That I may know Thee ..."
B. "This is life eternal, that they might know Thee ..."
C. It is the purpose of our calling: "that ye may know ... Me ..."
D. "And hereby do we know that we know Him, if we keep His commandments."
1 John 2:3-4
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