Knowing God

What is God’s plan? What’s this whole thing about? Great questions. Follow the questions below to the verses in the Bible where the answers can be found.


Why did God create you?

And this is life eternal, that they might know You the only true God, and Jesus Christ, whom You have sent. John 17:3 (KJV)


What happened to our connection with God?

Wherefore, as by one man [Adam] sin entered into the world, and death by sin; and so death passed upon all men, for that all have sinned: Romans 5:12 (KJV)


Why do you need a Savior?

For the wages of sin is death, but the gift of God is eternal life through Jesus Christ our Lord. Romans 6:23 (KJV)


How can you be saved?

That if you will confess with your mouth the Lord Jesus, and will believe in your heart that God has raised him from the dead, you will be saved. Romans 10:9 (KJV)

For whosoever will call upon the name of the Lord will be saved. Romans 10:13 (KJV)

For by grace are you saved through faith; and that not of yourselves; it is the gift of God. Ephesians 2:8 (KJV)

We are not saved to (go to heaven) by works or doing good deeds, instead we are saved by faith.

And this is life eternal, that they might know thee the only true God, and Jesus Christ, whom thou hast sent. John 17:3 (KJV)

O come, let us worship and bow down: let us kneel before the Lord our maker. Psalm 95:6 (KJV)

God is a Spirit: and they that worship him must worship him in spirit and in truth. John 4:24 (KJV)

Repent (ask forgiveness of sins per 1 John 1:9, “If we confess our sins, he is faithful and just to forgive us our sins, and to cleanse us from all unrighteousness” and submit to God, “Submit yourselves therefore to God. Resist the devil, and he will flee from you. Draw nigh to God, and he will draw nigh to you. Cleanse your hands, ye sinners; and purify your hearts, ye double minded. (James 4:7-8 KJV)”

But without faith it is impossible to please him: for he that cometh to God must believe that he is, and that he is a rewarder of them that diligently seek him. Hebrews 11:6 KJV

And they said, Believe on the Lord Jesus Christ, and thou shalt be saved, and thy house. Acts 16:31 KJV


Then what comes next?

Jesus replied: “‘Love the Lord your God with all your heart and with all your soul and with all your mind.’ This is the first and greatest commandment. And the second is like it: ‘Love your neighbor as yourself.’ All the Law and the Prophets hang on these two commandments.” Matthew 22:37-40 (NIV)


How do you learn to Love God with all your heart, soul and mind?

All Scripture is God-breathed and is useful for teaching, rebuking, correcting and training in righteousness, so that the servant of God may be thoroughly equipped for every good work. 1 Timothy 3:16-17 (NIV)


*All verse quoted from the Bible, always the best place to start when learning about God.

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