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5030 knowledge, of Jesus Christ

5030 knowledge, of Jesus Christ

The believer’s understanding and experience of Jesus Christ, which arises from a personal relationship established through faith.

Jesus Christ is the supreme revelation of God

Jn 14:6-10 See also Mt 11:27; Jn 1:1-2; Jn 8:19; Jn 17:26; Col 1:15-20; Heb 1:3

Knowledge of Jesus Christ acquired through a personal relationship with him

Jn 4:42 See also Mt 9:4-8 pp Mk 2:8-12 pp Lk 5:22-26; Jn 10:38; Jn 14:11

Knowledge of Jesus Christ acquired through the work of the Holy Spirit

Jn 15:26 See also 1Co 12:3; 1Jn 5:6-9

Knowledge of Jesus Christ is associated with knowing God

Jn 17:26 See also Jn 8:19; Jn 10:14-15,27-30; Jn 14:6-11; Jn 15:15

Knowledge of Jesus Christ should increase consistently

Php 3:10; 2Pe 3:18 See also 2Pe 1:5-8

Consequences of knowing Jesus Christ

Reconciliation with God 2Co 5:19-20; Eph 2:16

Access to God Ro 5:1-2; Eph 2:18

Becoming like Jesus Christ Php 3:10

Peace See also Jn 14:1; Jn 16:33; Ro 5:1-2; Eph 2:14-18

Hope Eph 1:17-18

Eternal life Jn 17:3 See also Jn 10:27-28; 1Jn 5:13,20

Renewal Eph 4:19-22

Unity among believers Jn 17:21

Rejection by the world Jn 15:18-21; Jn 16:2-3; Jn 17:14

Knowledge of Jesus Christ is to manifest itself in obedience

1Jn 2:3-6 See also Mt 7:21-23; Mt 25:31-46; Jn 14:15,21,23; Jn 15:4-5

See also

2018Christ, divinity
2045Christ, knowledge of
2595incarnation
3293Holy Spirit, witness of
6606access to God
6644eternal life
6666grace
6700peace
6716reconciliation
8256fruitfulness
8453obedience