This is Eternal Life, that they may know You, the only true God, and Jesus Christ whom You have sent
This is Eternal Life, that they may
know You, the only true God, and Jesus Christ whom You have sent (John
No one has ever seen God. It is God
the only Son, who is close to the Father's heart, who has made Him known (John
things have been handed over to me by my Father; and no one knows who the Son
is except the Father, or who the Father is except the Son and anyone to whom
the Son chooses to reveal Him (Luke
is not through pictures that that the Son of God revealed his Father, but
through the Word of God. The true ‘picture’ of God the Father is what the Holy
Spirit reveals and illumines in the heart of a person in whom the Holy Sprit
dwells, when he hears or reads the Word of God.
understand the Word of God, we need to receive Wisdom (Mt. 13:9, Dan. 12:8-10).
Since the Word of God has been written under the inspiration of the Holy Spirit,
the same Holy Spirit must read It for us to know the real meaning of the Word (what God intends through this Word of
God) (Is. 34:16). We reach the fullness of Truth only when we receive the
Spirit of Truth (Jn. 16:13-14). The Truth is the Word of God (Jn. 17:17). Only
when the Children of God are led to the fullness of the Word of God, they will
know God fully. This will take place only in the end of Ages.
I still have many things to say to
you, but you cannot bear them now. When
the Spirit of Truth comes, he will guide you into all the Truth; for he will
not speak on his own, but will speak whatever he hears, and he will declare to
you the things that are to come (John 16:12 -13)
gives us the Spirit of Truth when the Son of God is glorified on this earth.
The Son of God was not glorified in his First Coming, rather he glorified God
the Father. The Son will be glorified on this earth only in his Second Coming.
I have said these things to you in
figures of speech. The hour is coming when I will no longer speak to you in
figures of speech, but will tell you plainly of the Father (John 16:25).
his First Coming, Jesus Christ spoke about his Father only in parables. He
declared that he would speak plainly of his Father when he comes again to this
We know that the Son of God has
come and has given us understanding so that we may know Him who is True; and we
are in Him who is True, in his Son Jesus Christ. He is the True God and Eternal
means, the fact that we are NOW able to know God the Father clearly and in
truth is one of the greatest proofs that the Son of God has come again in flesh
to this earth.
The fear of the LORD is the
beginning of Wisdom, and the knowledge of the Holy One is true Knowledge (Proverbs 9:10)
the Father has a Name and only Jesus Christ can and will reveal this most Holy
Name to his brothers and sisters (Is. 52:6, Heb. 2:12). NOW we know the Name of
God the Father through the Word of God! NOW we have come to know about His
Works! Behold we are being led to the fullness of Truth!
We know that the Son of God has come and has given us understanding so that we may know Him (God the Father) who is True!