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To Know Him

and to
Make Him
Known
TABLE FOR TWO
love is truly
stronger than
pride!
Object Lesson 1:

•Friendship IQ Quiz
You know your friends really
well, because you spend time
with them and take time to get
to know them. God is the same
way, you have to spend time
getting to know him, and it is
just as rewarding as a
friendship. if you don't spend
time with someone you'll never
get to know them, etc.
Object Lesson 2:

•COMPASS
unless you get to know God's
voice you will be distracted by
all the other voices out there
yelling at you!
Through a personal
relationship with Jesus, you
will have a guide, and a
familiar voice to help direct
your paths.
What does it mean to know
god?

• Definition of “to Know”:


• “to become acquainted with”
• “Understand”
• “Perceive”
• “Have knowledge of”
One Can Have Knowledge
about God, yet Not Know
God
 Then said they unto him,
Where is thy Father? Jesus
answered, Ye neither know
me, nor my Father: if ye had
known me, ye should have
known my Father also.
• John. 8:19 -
Saul - Had knowledge
about God, but didn't
"know" God while he was
persecuting the church –
1 Tim. 1:12-14.
Jesus Came to Earth to
Reveal God to Man

• No one has ever seen


God. But God the only
Son is very close to the
Father, and he has
shown us what God is
like.
• - John. 1:18
HE ISNT JUST CONCERNED
WITH YOUR OPINION; HE
IS ALSO CONCERNED
WITH WHAT YOU WILL DO
WITH THAT INFORMATION
ONCE YOU HAVE IT !
“Who do men say
that I, the Son of
man, am?”

Matthew 16: 13‑20


They said…
• “Some say, thou art John
the Baptist,
• some say Elijah the
prophet,
• some say the prophet
Jeremiah,
• or one of the other
prophets.”
Who do men say
that I am IN 2004?
Self‑healer
Evolutionist
Marxists
Muslims
Rastafarians
New Age advocate
They were prepared to call
him anything and
everything but the
Messiah!

What are you really


calling Him in your life?
“But who
DO YOU
SAY that I
am?”
What is your opinion
based on?

• SABBATH SCHOOL TEACHER?


• PREACHER?
• FRIENDS?
• FAMILY?
• 2ND HAND KNOWLEDGE – HAVE
TO KNOW JESUS FOR
YOURSELF!
EVEN IF THEY
ARE RIGHT YOU
MUST HAVE
YOUR OWN
EXPERIENCE!
What else is knowing God
about?

• When We Know Christ, We


Know the Father - John. 14:6-9.
• Before we can know Christ
(enter relationship with Him), we
must learn of Him
• Likewise, to have a
relationship with the Father
(know God), we must first learn
about Him
But, learning of God isn't all
there is to knowing Him -

• They knew God, but they did


not give glory to God or thank
him. Their thinking became
useless. Their foolish minds
were filled with darkness. They
said they were wise, but they
became fools.
• Rom. 1:21-22.
WHY SHARE
CHRIST?
• TO SAVE OTHERS
• OBLIGATED TO
• TO SHARE SALVATION
• KEEP THE COMMANDMENTS
• ETC, ETC

L o ve !
YOU CANNOT SHARE
CHRIST UNTIL YOU
KNOW CHRIST

YOU CANNOT SHARE


CHRIST UNTIL YOU
LOVE CHRIST
“Someday”
“One day”
“Soon”

when will it be
too late?