To know and be known
Quote by Timothy Keller: “To be loved but not known is comforting but sup...”
To know and to Be known
Formerly, when you did not know God, you were enslaved to those that by nature are not gods. But now that you have come to know God, or rather to be known by God, how can you turn back again to the weak and worthless elementary principles of the world, whose slaves you want to be once more? You observe days and months and seasons and years!
Galatians 4: To Know And Be Known
Sparkly formal dresses and a first attempt at blue eye shadow. But, let me be clear. Our small group meets for an hour, and when I tell them to put their phones in the middle of our circle they tell me how grateful they are to have an Apple watch so they can still check their messages. Always aiming to stay relevant. Always aware that there are people watching them. My girls are a reflection of the two quintessential, present-day American dreams: To know and to be known.
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When I was a little girl, I loved being with my neighbors—my best friend, Angi, and the three Kahler girls were always around to play while our moms sat together and talked. Later, when we moved, it was the Held girls and several other neighbor families who quickly became our new group of friends. Growing up, our neighborhoods felt like large extended families—we knew each other, we talked, we were friends. But now, for many of us, the world is different. Despite technological advances like Facebook and Twitter that allow us to network and communicate constantly, we're an increasingly isolated, anonymous culture.
Sep 18, 0 comments. We all want people to notice us, to really understand us. We all want to know others in the same way. But something gets in the way. And yet he still perfectly loves us. That is what we all desire. And not only does God know us, but we are able to know him.