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.
Sharing Christ with others doesn’t usually come easily to us, without a good dose of fear and hesitancy to overcome first. Chuck Swindoll relates his experiences in the Marine Corps, where he had to overcome his own fears in order to share the hope within him with the unsaved men surrounding him. As he needed to back then, so must we remind...