17 Bible Verses about God Knowing His People
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Then Moses said to the Lord, “See, You say to me, ‘Bring up this people!’ But You Yourself have not let me know whom You will send with me. Moreover, You have said, ‘I have known you by name, and you have also found favor in My sight.’
The Lord said to Moses, “I will also do this thing of which you have spoken; for you have found favor in My sight and I have known you by name.”
but if anyone loves God, he is known by Him.
Nevertheless, the firm foundation of God stands, having this seal, “The Lord knows those who are His,” and, “Everyone who names the name of the Lord is to abstain from wickedness.”
But now that you have come to know God, or rather to be known by God, how is it that you turn back again to the weak and worthless elemental things, to which you desire to be enslaved all over again?
“Before I formed you in the womb I knew you,
And before you were born I consecrated you;
I have appointed you a prophet to the nations.”
For I have chosen him, so that he may command his children and his household after him to keep the way of the Lord by doing righteousness and justice, so that the Lord may bring upon Abraham what He has spoken about him.”
I know Ephraim, and Israel is not hidden from Me;
For now, O Ephraim, you have played the harlot,
Israel has defiled itself.
I am the good shepherd, and I know My own and My own know Me,
My sheep hear My voice, and I know them, and they follow Me;
I do not speak of all of you. I know the ones I have chosen; but it is that the Scripture may be fulfilled, ‘He who eats My bread has lifted up his heel against Me.’
I cared for you in the wilderness,
In the land of drought.
“You only have I chosen among all the families of the earth;
Therefore I will punish you for all your iniquities.”
The Lord is good,
A stronghold in the day of trouble,
And He knows those who take refuge in Him.
All things have been handed over to Me by My Father; and no one knows the Son except the Father; nor does anyone know the Father except the Son, and anyone to whom the Son wills to reveal Him.
even as the Father knows Me and I know the Father; and I lay down My life for the sheep.
For now we see in a mirror dimly, but then face to face; now I know in part, but then I will know fully just as I also have been fully known.