What does it truly mean to be KNOWN? We all want people to notice us, to really understand us. We all want to be KNOWN for who we truly are and still loved. We all want to know others in the same way.
To know and be KNOWN is a relationship. It’s what we all desire, whether it is from friends, parents, girlfriends, boyfriends, or spouses. But something gets in the way. In many of our relationships, we are not KNOWN or understood in the way we wish. Most of the time our relationships are not as strong as we’d like. We begin to wonder if it is even possible to be KNOWN.
The Bible says, “Oh God, you have searched me and KNOWN me!” God perfectly knows every little part of us, both the good and the bad. And yet he still perfectly loves us. To be fully KNOWN and fully loved? That is what we all desire.
And not only does God know us, but we are able to know him. He has made himself accessible to us, and we can continually learn about and know him more. As we come to know God more, we end up knowing ourselves better, and a real relationship is formed.
The Bible says this relationship with God is the most satisfying thing we can experience in this life. Jesus describes it this way: “I came that they might have life, and have it abundantly.” Have you ever considered what it might be like to have a relationship with God? Or if you have one, how you could grow in that relationship?
We will explore these topics at Vision Conference with people from around the world. This conference is a 5-day journey hosted by Bridges International. It is a great way to spend your winter break! In historic Baltimore + Washington DC, you will have fun, meet friends, and see a new part of the country. It’ll be a unique experience you don’t want to miss, and we would love for you to join us.
To register for the conference, simply follow this link: Vision Registration. Check with local Bridges staff or students to see how others from your campus are getting to the conference. They would love to help you with transportation! If you have any other questions about the conference, or would just like to learn more, check out our website.
So join us! Experience what it means to be KNOWN. Have fun. Pursue relationships. Explore and learn.
We’ll see you at Vision Conference 2017: KNOWN.