“Once you become aware that the main business that you are here for is to know God, most of life’s problems fall into place of their own accord.”
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1. “What were we made for?” To know God.
2. “What aim should we set ourselves in life?” To know God.
3. “What is the ‘eternal life’ that Jesus gives?” Knowledge of God.
“And this is eternal life, that they know you the only true God, and Jesus Christ whom you have sent.” John 17:3
4. “What is the best thing in life, bringing more joy, delight and contentment than anything else?” Knowledge of God
“Thus says the Lord: “Let not the wise man boast in his wisdom, let not the mighty man boast in his might, let not the rich man boast in his riches, “but let him who boasts boast in this, that he understands and knows me, that I am the Lord who practices steadfast love, justice, and righteousness in the earth. For in these things I delight, declares the Lord.” Jer 9:23-24
5. “What, of all the states God ever sees man in, gives Him most pleasure?” Knowledge of Himself
“For I desire steadfast love and not sacrifice,the knowledge of God rather than burnt offerings. Hos 6:6
__ J.I. Packer, “Knowing God”