In KNOWING GOD INTIMATELY , Joyce Meyer gives you the keys to finding your unique relationship with God . At each level-from acknowledging God’s presence to letting His love completely transform your life-Joyce shows you how to move, step by step, closer to God and receive His blessings.
You shall love the Lord your God with all your heart and with all your soul and with all your might. So God created man in his own image, in the image of God he created him; male and female he created them. Therefore a man shall leave his father and his mother and hold fast to his wife, and they shall become one flesh.
In the Epistle to the Ephesians (3:17-19) Paul relates the love of Christ to the knowledge of Christ , and considers the love of Christ as a necessity for knowing him: ” to know the love of Christ which is beyond all knowledge, that you may be filled until you reach the fullness of God himself.”
God’s atoning love through Christ is the source of all our spiritual blessings. 2) God loves us with Calling love . Another way God shows His love for us is by calling us out of the darkness of sin and into the light of fellowship with Him. God’s calling love is a promise to always be with us.
Jesus said in John 3:16, “For 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.” Jesus came so that each of us could know and understand God in a personal way. Jesus alone can bring meaning and purpose to life.
Intimacy with God is different. What does it mean to experience intimacy with God ? It means we are “never alone.” It means we have peace. Jesus had such an intimate relationship with God that he knew he was never alone.
God says that “The body is not meant for sexual immorality, but for the Lord , and the Lord for the body” (1st Cor 6:13) and “he who is joined to a prostitute becomes one body with her? For, as it is written, “The two will become one flesh” (1st Cor 6:16) so “Flee from sexual immorality.
10 Ways to Strengthen Your Relationship With the Holy Spirit Know who you are. Dwell in the Father’s love every morning. Have a conversation with the Holy Spirit . Notice the Holy Spirit’s whispers and nudges. Remember how the Holy Spirit nudged and spoke in the past. Be curious and open-minded. Think of the Holy Spirit as a “She” Be quiet and listen.
If you’re thirsty for love that lasts, take these 4 simple steps: Believe by faith that God’s love is always where you are. Pray when you feel like worrying and complaining. Ask for God to reveal His everlasting love to you.
7 Ways on How to Fall in Love with God Learn about Him- Some people may find the bible overwhelming or boring but reading the bible is like reading someone’s diary. Spend time together- Keep Thinking/Talking about Him- Talk to Him- Recognize His voice- Sing to Him- Defend Him-
Ask God specifically for what you want. Tell God what you want or need and ask Him to provide that for you. Be specific about your request. Even though God knows what you want and need, He wants you to ask Him for it. God can answer vague prayers, but being specific creates a deeper bond between you and Him.
Does God truly love all persons? Most Christians think the obvious answer to this question is, “Yes, of course he does !” Indeed, many Christians would agree that the very heart of the gospel is that God so loved the whole world that he gave his Son to make salvation available for every single person.
Trust me, God loves you the same way He loves Jesus. This is the second way you respond to God’s love . To “live” in this context means “remain, stay, dwell, continue”, amongst others. In the words of Jesus He told His then disciples, as well as His present day disciples, to “… continue ye in my love ” [John 15:9].
Jesus , the Bread of Life, taught us to pray, “Give us this day our daily bread” (Mt. 6:11). God has fresh spiritual manna to share with us every day if we’ll take the time to read His Word. The Living Word: Jesus said, “The words [Greek: rhema] that I speak to you are spirit, and they are life” (Jn.