Approaching God

  • The command to approach God.
    • In the Old Testament -- Isa. 55:6; Am. 5:4,6
    • In the New Testament -- Mt. 7:7; Lk. 11:9; Jas. 4:8
  • How can we approach God?
    • From God's standpoint.
      • The Father draws us to Himself -- Jn. 6:44
      • Jesus is the way to the Father -- Jn. 14:6; Rom. 5:2; Eph. 3:12; 1 Pet. 3:18
      • The Spirit enables us to come near -- Eph. 2:18
    • From our standpoint.
      • We must believe -- Rom. 5:2; Heb. 11:6
      • We must live clean obedient lives -- Ps. 24:3-5; Mt. 5:8
      • We must pray to the Father -- Mt. 6:6
      • We must call upon God's Name -- Ps. 145:18
  • Promises to those who approach God.
    • We will find God -- Dt. 4:29; 2 Ch. 15:2
    • God will listen to us -- 2 Kgs. 13:4
    • God will forgive us -- 2 Ch. 7:14
    • God will make a covenant with us -- Isa. 55:3
    • God will bless us -- Ps. 65:4
    • We can have confidence before God -- Eph. 3:12; Heb. 4:16; 1 Jn. 5:14

See also Prayer




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