And by this we know
that we have come to know him,
if we keep his commandments.
Whoever says “I know him”
but does not keep his commandments is a liar,
and the truth is not in him,
but whoever keeps his word,
in him truly the love of God is perfected.
By this we may be sure
that we are in him: 1 John 2:3-5 (ESV)
I have come to know Him when I am saturated in His Word, captivated by His truth, and living in obedience to the King of Kings. Woe to me when I say I know him and yet habitually fail to obey and follow the one who gave Himself for me.