Key Verse

  • Now this is eternal life: that they know You, the only true God, and Jesus Christ, whom you have sent. John 17:3 NIV

GOD would have us Know Him

  • let him who boasts boast in this, that he understands and knows Me, that I am the LORD who practices steadfast love, justice, and righteousness in the earth. For in these things I delight, declares the LORD.” Jeremiah 9:24 ESV 
  • He will punish those who do not know God and do not obey the gospel of our Lord Jesus. 2 Thessalonians 1:8 NIV

Those who sought to Know GOD

  • Moses: Now therefore, I pray you, if I have found favor in Your sight, let me know Your ways so that I may know You [becoming more deeply and intimately acquainted with You, recognizing and understanding Your ways more clearly] and that I may find grace and favor in Your sight. Exodus 33:13 AMP
  • Paul: And this, so that I may know Him [experientially, becoming more thoroughly acquainted with Him, understanding the remarkable wonders of His Person more completely] and [in that same way experience] the power of His resurrection [which overflows and is active in believers], and [that I may share] the fellowship of His sufferings, by being continually conformed [inwardly into His likeness even] to His death [dying as He did]; so that I may attain to the resurrection [that will raise me] from the dead. Philippians 3:10-11 AMP

Benefits of Knowing GOD

  • the people who know their God shall be strong, and carry out great exploits. Daniel 11:32 NKJV

Other versions

  • the people who [are spiritually mature and] know their God will display strength and take action [to resist]. Daniel 11:32 AMP