Lesson for March 4, 2017.

KNOWING THE LORD

Scripture Reading: John 17.

Memory Verse: John 17:3.

  1. How essential is it to know the Lord? John 17:3.
  2. In order for the disciples to know the Lord, what did Jesus do? John 17:6.
  3. In what way did He manifest His Name? John 17:8 (1st part).
  4. What was accomplished through the acceptance of His Word? John 17:8 (last part).
  5. What is the first step to knowing the Lord? Romans 10:17.
  6. When asked, whom did Peter declare Jesus to be? Matthew 16:13-16.
  7. What was the source of Peter’s revelation? Matthew 16:17.
  8. Why does it take divine revelation to know Jesus? 1 Corinthians 15:45-50.
  9. Whence did Jesus claim to have come?  John 6:38; John 17:5.
  10. What was the Jews’ attitude to this claim, and whom did they believe was His father? John 6:41,42.
  11. How does Paul say we should know Christ? 2 Corinthians 5:16-21; Colossians 1:13-20; Hebrews 1:1-3.

NOTE:   It would be good for us, if we would study such Scriptures as 1 John 2:4-6, and 1 John 1:3-7, and also the 3rd chapter of 1 John. Now it is seen why it is life eternal to accept Jesus, for in Him dwells all the fullness of the Godhead. If we have Jesus in this manner, He possesses us and in us we have the fulness of heaven. Colossians 1:26,27.

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