How To Know God
So many people try to quench their spiritual thirst by physical means: family . . . friends . . . job . . . possessions. Yet none of these earthly things can meet their heavenly need, as Augustine famously prayed centuries ago: “Our heart is restless until it rests in You” (Confessions 1.1).
To many people who seek something more from life, God seems remote, unreachable, silent. Yet others have overcome the obstacles of man-made religion to find true meaning through a personal relationship with the eternal God. What does that mean? How can we begin a relationship with God? How can we lead others to truly know Him?
The answer is Jesus Christ, who freely gives living water to all who thirst.
The sound of bleating lambs and shuffling footsteps filled the temple. With three trumpet blasts, the priests announced the start of the Passover sacrifices. Worshipers responded to the priests’ psalms with “Hallelujahs” as each man offered his household’s sacrifice to God. As the disciple John raised the knife to the throat of the lamb he’d...
Chuck Swindoll recalls a service station owner he once knew who was a wonderful example of lifestyle evangelism. His witnessing was a natural extension of who he was; it was not pressured, because he knew it was up to God to change a person’s heart. Chuck gives three important truths to remember when witnessing, which will help us be effective...