Now this is eternal life: that they know You, the only true God, and Jesus Christ, whom You have sent.I have brought You glory on earth by finishing the work You gave Me to do.
From my morning devotions:
To know God, this is eternal life; this is the purpose for which we are and were created. The destruction of our God-awareness was the master blow struck by Satan in the dark day of our transgression. To give God back to us was the chief work of Christ in redemption. To impart Himself to us in personal experience is the first purpose of God in salvation. To bring acute God-awareness is the best help the Spirit brings in sanctification. All other steps in grace lead up to this.
I like the Amplified translation of John 17:3 as it helps us to realize the intimate…
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