5029 knowledge, of God

5029 knowledge, of God

Human knowledge of God may be a purely intellectual phenomenon, as when one knows about God through observing the results of his actions, but God’s people know him in a personal way because of their relationship with him.

Knowledge of God through his actions

God acts in creation Ro 1:20 See also Ps 19:1-4; Ac 14:17

God acts in judgment Eze 38:22-23 See also Ex 7:5; Ex 14:4; Ps 83:9-18; Eze 6:13; Eze 39:6,23

God acts in saving his people Isa 52:9-10 See also 1Sa 17:46-47; Isa 37:20; Isa 49:26

God’s people know him through his dealings with them

God delivers his people Ex 6:6-7 See also Ex 10:2; Ex 16:6; Dt 4:32-35; Jos 3:10; Jos 4:23-24; 1Ki 20:13,28

God provides and cares for his people Ex 16:8 See also 1Ki 8:56-60; Isa 41:17-20; Isa 45:4-6; Eze 37:26-28

In giving them his law Eze 20:19-20 See also Ex 31:13; Eze 20:11-12

God judges and restores his people Eze 11:10-12 See also Nu 14:34; Jer 24:5-7; Jer 31:33-34; Eze 6:2-10; Eze 7:4; Eze 12:15-16; Eze 20:38; Eze 36:11; Eze 37:14

Knowledge of God leads to confidence in him

Ps 9:10 See also Ge 22:7-8; Job 19:25; Ps 18:2; Ps 37:25; Ps 71:5-6; Isa 12:1-2; Da 11:32

See also

1150God, truth of
1310God as judge
1320God as Saviour
1325God, the Creator
1330God, the provider
1400God, knowledge of
6181ignorance
7140people of God
7221exodus, the
8134knowing God
8213confidence
8319perception, spiritual

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