If you want to get to know someone , what do you do? You spend time with them. You listen to them, to what they see, watch what they do. You Laurent to what others say about them.
God is Spirit, Invisible. However, He left us clues about His nature and his personality. Clues in creation, clues in His book- the Bible.
God loves you personally.
God helps you. Isaiah 43:2 and Psalm 40:17
“When you pass through the waters, I will be with you; and when you pass through the rivers, they will not sweep over you. When you walk through the fire, you will not be burned; the flames will not set you ablaze.”
Isaiah 43:2 NIV
God provides you with Strength for the difficult situations you are going through. Isaiah 41 :10
“So do not fear, for I am with you; do not be dismayed, for I am your God. I will strengthen you and help you; I will uphold you with my righteous right hand.”
Isaiah 41:10 NIV
God protects you from disasters. Isaiah 43:2
God will teach you. Psalm 32:8!
I will instruct you and teach you in the way which you should go; I will advise you with My eye upon you.
Psalm 32:8 NASB
He will be gentle with you. Isaiah 40:13
For I am the Lord your God who takes hold of your right hand, Who says to you, ‘ Do not fear, I will help you.’
Isaiah 41:13 – NASB
And Isaiah 40:11
Like a shepherd He will tend His flock, In His arm He will gather the lambs And carry them in the fold of His robe; He will gently lead the nursing ewes.
Isaiah 40:11 NASB
He cares for you. 1 Peter 5:6-7
Therefore humble yourselves under the mighty hand of God, so that He may exalt you at the proper time, having cast all your anxiety on Him, because He cares about you.
1 Peter 5:6-7 – NASB
He won’t abandon you. Hebrew 13:5
Make sure that your character is free from the love of money, being content with what you have; for He Himself has said, “ I will never desert you, nor will I ever abandon you,”
Hebrews 13:5 – NASB
He limited himself, he came to earth specifically for you. John 3:16
16 “For God so loved the world, that He gave His only Son, so that everyone who believes in Him will not perish, but have eternal life.
John 3:16 – NASB
He calls you his friend. John 15:15
15 No longer do I call you slaves, for the slave does not know what his master is doing; but I have called you friends, because all things that I have heard from My Father I have made known to you.
John 15:15 – NASB
He wants to comfort you. 2 Corinthians 1:3-4
Blessed be the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, the Father of mercies and God of all comfort, who comforts us in all our affliction so that we will be able to comfort those who are in any affliction with the comfort with which we ourselves are comforted by God.
2 Corinthians 1:3-4 – NASB
He came so you could live your best life! Abundant life!
10 The thief comes only to steal and kill and destroy; I came so that they would have life, and have it abundantly.
John 10:10 – NASB