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...
The hope of resurrection may seem like a vague, intangible theory—until you lose someone very dear to you. Chuck Swindoll tells the story of a neighbor who needed hope while grieving her departed husband. Once she heard and embraced the gospel for herself, she joyfully spread the news of triumph over death through Christ to other graveside...