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How can someone know God personally?

“If you declare with your mouth, ‘Jesus is Lord,” and believe in your heart that God raised him from the dead, you will be saved.’”
Romans 10:9

If you’re curious in how someone can know God personally, click here to read “How Can I Know God?” by author Tim Keller.

If you have questions or want to share your response, please contact us!


My New Life in Christ!

Those who trust Jesus are given a new identity and a new destiny! Here is an introduction to what is true of all who trust in Christ:

  • I am not condemned
    Romans 8:1 - Because Jesus took my sin and gave me His righteousness, I can stand before God with no condemnation.

  • I am God’s child
    Ephesians 1:5 - We’ve been adopted by God to be his child. He chose us!

  • I am rescued from sin’s control
    Romans 6:17-22 - Sin does not need to be master over us.

  • I can have a close relationship with God
    Hebrews 4:16 - God wants to extend grace and mercy to me, and to draw near. We can be in the presence of the Almighty God!

  • I receive a new nature to do good things
    Ephesians 4:22-24 - You have a new capacity to do the right things that please God.

  • I have been given a special gift for service to the church
    1 Corinthians 12:12-30, Romans 12:6-8 & Ephesians 4:11-12 - When someone is saved, they receive a “spiritual gift.” This is a special gift that God gives believers to serve Him and serve others.

  • I am a member of Christ's body of Believers
    1 Corinthians 12:12 - You are not alone; you are part of the worldwide church. Go almost anywhere in the world and you will find “sisters” and “brothers” in Christ.

  • I am assured that all things work out for good
    Romans 8:28 - God’s ways are not our ways, but He promises that all things work together for good for those that love Him even though we still walk through valleys.

  • I cannot be separated from God’s love
    Romans 8:35-39 - Nothing can separate you from God’s love... Nothing!

  • I have been sealed by God with the Holy Spirit
    Ephesians 1:13-14 - The Holy Spirit was given as a “seal” that indicates you are His. He also guides and encourages us. Jesus called Him the “helper” or “comforter.”

  • I have eternal life in heaven
    John 3:16; 17:3 - God gives us access to new life now that is a foretaste of what’s to come when he makes all things new.


Now that I'm a Believer in Jesus, What Should I Do?
Now that you are a believer in Jesus, we’ve made a resource guide for you complete with a list of 5 things you can begin to do! Click here to download the guide.


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