The more I learn about the Lord, the less I realize that I really know. My reference point about Him cannot be what I think or even what I have heard others say about Him. My reference point has to be the word of God. The word of God is where God tells me about himself so I can always count on it to be accurate.
So I have made a commitment to read, study and ask questions of the Holy Spirit. I am quick to tell Him, "OK I don't understand this" or "Explain that to me", And the Holy Spirit is quick to flood my soul with knowledge, wisdom and scriptures. I present myself to him as a little child who is eager and hungry to learn of Him. When He asks me "Do you know what such and such means?" I reply to Him "No. You know I won't know unless you tell me." I lie not. Unless the Holy Spirit unveils the mysteries and secrets of the Kingdom to me, I wouldn't have a clue.
These things are spiritually discerned. No matter how smart you are, you cannot get them by way of the flesh. Like Paul, I boldly make the statement "Oh That I may know Him", There is no one like God. I am in total awe of Him.
I have found the secret of getting to know Him. The secret is easy to do but expensive. It will cost you everything. We will find Him when we seek Him with our WHOLE heart. Surrender is how we find Him. Surrender of our hopes, dreams, ambitions and life that we feel we deserve. We surrender to His plan for our lives. That plan is always different from what we had in mind. "Not my will Lord" is the cry of our spirit against the whinning and kicking of our flesh.
In what ways do you get to know the Father?