Eternal life is knowing the LORD

Eternal life is knowing God the Father and Jesus Christ. Do you know them? Do you have a love-relationship with them?



Exodus 5:2. Pharaoh said, “Who is the LORD, that I should listen to his voice to let Israel go? I don’t know the LORD, and moreover I will not let Israel go.”

Psalm 91:14. Because he has set his love on me, therefore I will deliver him. I will set him on high, because he has known my name.

Jeremiah 9:6. Your habitation is in the middle of deceit. Through deceit, they refuse to know me,” says the LORD.

Jeremiah 31:34. They will no longer each teach his neighbor, and every man teach his brother, saying, ‘Know the LORD;’ for they will all know me, from their least to their greatest,” says the LORD: “for I will forgive their iniquity, and I will remember their sin no more.”

Isaiah 5:13. Therefore my people go into captivity for lack of knowledge. Their honorable men are famished, and their multitudes are parched with thirst.

Isaiah 19:21. The LORD will be known to Egypt, and the Egyptians will know the LORD in that day. Yes, they will worship with sacrifice and offering, and will vow a vow to the LORD, and will perform it.

Isaiah 28:13. Therefore the LORD’s word will be to them precept on precept, precept on precept; line on line, line on line; here a little, there a little; that they may go, fall backward, be broken, be snared, and be taken.

Isaiah 42:4. His light will not be put out, and he will not be crushed, till he has given the knowledge of the true God to the earth, and the sea-lands will be waiting for his teaching. (BBE translation)

Isaiah 60:16. You will also drink the milk of the nations, and will nurse from royal breasts. Then you will know that I, the LORD, am your Savior, your Redeemer, the Mighty One of Jacob.

Jeremiah 4:22. “For my people are foolish. They don’t know me. They are foolish children, and they have no understanding. They are skillful in doing evil, but they don’t know how to do good.”

Daniel 11:32. He will corrupt those who do wickedly against the covenant by flatteries; but the people who know their God will be strong, and take action.

Hosea 2:20. I will even betroth you to me in faithfulness; and you shall know the LORD.

Hosea 6:3. Let us know, let us strive to know the LORD; as certain as the dawn is his coming. He will come to us like the rain, like spring rain that waters the earth. (NAB translation)

Hosea 6:6. For I desire mercy, and not sacrifice; and the knowledge of God more than burnt offerings.


Wisdom 15:3. For to be acquainted with you is perfect righteousness, and to know your dominion is the root of immortality.


Luke 7:28. “For I tell you, among those who are born of women there is not a greater prophet than John the Baptizer, yet he who is least in God’s Kingdom is greater than he.”

John 8:19. They said therefore to him, “Where is your Father?” Jesus answered, “You know neither me nor my Father. If you knew me, you would know my Father also.”

John 17:3. This is eternal life, that they should know you, the only true God, and him whom you sent, Jesus Christ.

1 Corinthians 1:3. Grace to you and peace from God our Father and the Lord Jesus Christ.

1 Corinthians 8:3. But if anyone loves God, the same is known by him.

1 Corinthians 13:12. For now we see in a mirror, dimly, but then face to face. Now I know in part, but then I will know fully, even as I was also fully known.

Galatians 4:9. But now that you have come to know God, or rather to be known by God, why do you turn back again to the weak and miserable elemental principles, to which you desire to be in bondage all over again?

1 Thessalonians 1:1. Paul, Silvanus, and Timothy, to the assembly of the Thessalonians in God the Father and the Lord Jesus Christ: Grace to you and peace from God our Father and the Lord Jesus Christ.

2 Thessalonians 1:8. punishing those who don’t know God, and to those who don’t obey the Good News of our Lord Jesus,

Hebrews 8:11. They will not teach every man his fellow citizen, and every man his brother, saying, ‘Know the Lord,’ for all will know me, from their least to their greatest.

2 Peter 1:2. Grace to you and peace be multiplied in the knowledge of God and of Jesus our Lord,


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