Getting to Know God



Jesus Christ

1. Jesus’ Deity

John 1:1, 14
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In the beginning was the Word, and the Word was with God, and the Word was God…And the Word became flesh, and dwelt among us, and we saw His glory, glory as of the only begotten from the Father, full of grace and truth.

John 1:1, 14


2. Jesus’ Deity

Hebrews 1:8
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But of the Son He says,

“Your throne, O God, is forever and ever,
and the righteous scepter is the scepter of His kingdom.”

Hebrews 1:8


3. Jesus’ Humanity

Hebrews 4:15
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For we do not have a high priest who is unable to sympathize with our weaknesses, but we have one who has been tempted in every way, just as we are—yet was without sin.

Hebrews 4:15


4. Jesus’ Humanity

Luke 2:52
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And Jesus kept increasing in wisdom and stature, and in favor with God and men.

Luke 2:52


5. Jesus’ Resurrection

1 Corinthians 15:3–4
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For I delivered to you as of first importance what I also received, that Christ died for our sins according to the Scriptures, and that He was buried, and that He was raised on the third day according to the Scriptures.

1 Corinthians 15:3–4


6. Jesus’ Resurrection

1 Corinthians 15:20
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But now Christ has been raised from the dead, the first fruits of those who are asleep.

1 Corinthians 15:20


7. Jesus Reveals God

John 1:18
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No one has ever seen God;
but God’s only Son,
he who is nearest to the Father’s heart,
he has made him known.

John 1:18


8. Jesus Reveals God

Hebrews 1:3
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And He is the radiance of His glory and the exact representation of His nature, and upholds all things by the word of His power. When He had made purification of sins, He sat down at the right hand of the Majesty on high.

Hebrews 1:3


9. Jesus as Redeemer

Luke 19:10
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“For the Son of Man has come to seek and to save that which was lost.”

Luke 19:10


10. Jesus as Redeemer

1 Peter 1:18–19
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Knowing that you were not redeemed with perishable things like silver or gold from your futile way of life inherited from your forefathers, but with precious blood, as of a lamb unblemished and spotless, the blood of Christ.

1 Peter 1:18–19


11. Jesus’ Return

1 Thessalonians 4:16–17
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For the Lord Himself will descend from heaven with a shout, with the voice of the archangel and with the trumpet of God, and the dead in Christ will rise first. Then we who are alive and remain will be caught up together with them in the clouds to meet the Lord in the air, and so we shall always be with the Lord.

1 Thessalonians 4:16–17


12. Jesus’ Return

1 John 3:2–3
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Beloved, now we are children of God, and it has not appeared as yet what we will be. We know that when He appears, we will be like Him, because we will see Him just as He is. And everyone who has this hope fixed on Him purifies himself, just as He is pure.

1 John 3:2–3


Holy Spirit

13. Holy Spirit Testifies

John 16:13–14
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But when he, the Spirit of truth, comes, he will guide you into all truth. He will not speak on his own; he will speak only what he hears, and he will tell you what is yet to come. He will bring glory to me by taking from what is mine and making it known to you.

John 16:13–14


14. Holy Spirit Testifies

1 Corinthians 12:3
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Therefore I tell you that no one who is speaking by the Spirit of God says, “Jesus be cursed,” and no one can say, “Jesus is Lord,” except by the Holy Spirit.

1 Corinthians 12:3


15. Holy Spirit Indwells

Romans 8:9
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You, however, are not in the flesh but in the Spirit, if in fact the Spirit of God dwells in you. Anyone who does not have the Spirit of Christ does not belong to him.

Romans 8:9


16. Holy Spirit Indwells

Galatians 4:6
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And because you are sons, God has sent the Spirit of his Son into our hearts, crying, “Abba! Father!”

Galatians 4:6


17. Holy Spirit Controls

Ephesians 5:18
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And do not get drunk with wine, for that is dissipation, but be filled with the Spirit.

Ephesians 5:18


18. Holy Spirit Controls

Galatians 5:16
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But I say, walk by the Spirit, and you will not gratify the desires of the flesh.

Galatians 5:16


19. Holy Spirit Reveals

1 Corinthians 2:9–10
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But just as it is written,

“Things which eye has not seen and ear has not heard,
and which have not entered the heart of man,
all that God has prepared for those who love Him.”

For to us God revealed them through the Spirit; for the Spirit searches all things, even the depths of God.

1 Corinthians 2:9–10


20. Holy Spirit Reveals

John 14:26
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But the Counselor, the Holy Spirit, whom the Father will send in my name, will teach you all things and will remind you of everything I have said to you.

John 14:26


21. Holy Spirit Empowers

1 Corinthians 2:4–5
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And my message and my preaching were not in persuasive words of wisdom, but in demonstration of the Spirit and of power, so that your faith would not rest on the wisdom of men, but on the power of God.

1 Corinthians 2:4–5


22. Holy Spirit Empowers

1 Thessalonians 1:5
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For our gospel did not come to you in word only, but also in power and in the Holy Spirit and with full conviction; just as you know what kind of men we proved to be among you for your sake.

1 Thessalonians 1:5


23. Holy Spirit Gives Gifts

1 Corinthians 12:11
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But one and the same Spirit works all these things, distributing to each one individually just as He wills.

1 Corinthians 12:11


24. Holy Spirit Gives Gifts

1 Corinthians 12:4–6
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Now there are varieties of gifts, but the same Spirit; and there are varieties of service, but the same Lord; and there are varieties of activities, but it is the same God who empowers them all in everyone.

1 Corinthians 12:4–6


God

25. God’s Power

Jeremiah 32:17
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“Ah Lord GOD! Behold, You have made the heavens and the earth by Your great power and by Your outstretched arm! Nothing is too difficult for You.”

Jeremiah 32:17


26. God’s Knowledge

Romans 11:33
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Oh, the depth of the riches both of the wisdom and knowledge of God! How unsearchable are His judgments and unfathomable His ways!

Romans 11:33


27. God’s Presence

Jeremiah 23:24
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“Can a man hide himself in hiding places
So I do not see him?” declares the LORD.
“Do I not fill the heavens and the earth?” declares the LORD.

Jeremiah 23:24


28. God’s Grace

2 Corinthians 9:8
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And God is able to make all grace abound to you, so that in all things at all times, having all that you need, you will abound in every good work.

2 Corinthians 9:8


29. God’s Glory

1 Chronicles 29:11–13
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“Yours, O LORD, is the greatness and the power and the glory and the victory and the majesty, indeed everything that is in the heavens and the earth; Yours is the dominion, O LORD, and You exalt Yourself as head over all. Both riches and honor come from You, and You rule over all, and in Your hand is power and might; and it lies in Your hand to make great and to strengthen everyone. Now therefore, our God, we thank You, and praise Your glorious name.”

1 Chronicles 29:11–13


30. God’s Faithfulness

2 Thessalonians 3:3
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But the Lord is faithful, and he will strengthen and protect you from the evil one.

2 Thessalonians 3:3


31. God is Spirit

John 4:24
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“God is spirit, and his worshipers must worship in spirit and in truth.”

John 4:24


32. God’s Holiness

1 Peter 1:15–16
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But like the holy one who called you, be holy yourselves also in all your behavior; because it is written, “You shall be holy, for I am holy.”

1 Peter 1:15–16


33. God’s Greatness

Psalm 145:3
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Great is the LORD and most worthy of praise;
his greatness no one can fathom.

Psalm 145:3


34. God’s Love

1 John 4:10
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This is love: not that we loved God, but that he loved us and sent his Son as an atoning sacrifice for our sins.

1 John 4:10


35. God’s Mercy

Psalm 145:3
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Great is the LORD and most worthy of praise;
his greatness no one can fathom.

Psalm 145:3


36. God’s Sovereignty

Romans 8:28
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And we know that in all things God works for the good of those who love him, who have been called according to his purpose.

Romans 8:28


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