Wednesday, May 21, 2008

Quote of the Week

What is the eternal life that Jesus gives? Knowledge of God. "This is eternal life: that they may know you, the only true God and Jesus Christ, whom you have sent" (John 17:3)
What is the best thing in life, bringing more joy, delight and contentment than anything else? Knowledge of God

J.I. Packer
; Knowing God, p33


Halfmom, AKA, Susan said...

hard to leave a comment on this one, except, "Yes and Amen".

Craver Vii said...

I think Jesus' high priestly prayer in John, chapter 17 sheds light on what it means to "know" the Father, since it is certainly more than knowing about the Father.

Ted M. Gossard said...

Yes, knowing God.


Every Square Inch said...

I remember years ago when I read this quote for the first time - it opened my eyes. I started seeing eternal life differently - as knowing God - starting now and through all eternity.