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How to Know God

“God so loved the world that He gave His one and only Son, that whoever believes in Him shall not perish, but have eternal life” (John 3:16).

PRINCIPLE 1

 

GOD LOVES YOU AND OFFERS A WONDERFUL PLAN FOR YOUR LIFE.

 

GOD’S LOVE

 

“God so loved the world that He gave His one and only Son, that whoever believes in Him shall not perish, but have eternal life” (John 3:16).

 

GOD’S PLAN

 

Jesus said, “I came that they might have life, and might have it abundantly” (John 10:10) — that is, that life might be full and meaningful.

 

PRINCIPLE 2

 

ALL OF US SIN, AND OUR SIN HAS SEPARATED US FROM GOD.

 

WE ARE SINFUL

 

“All have sinned and fall short of the glory of God” (Romans 3:23).

 

We were created to have fellowship with God, but because of our stubborn self-will, we chose to go our own way, and our fellowship with God was broken. This self-will, characterized by an attitude of active rebellion or passive indifference, is what the Bible calls sin.

 

WE ARE SEPARATED

 

“The wages of sin is death” (Romans 6:23). Death is spiritua