Confusing Knowledge for Intimacy

Fans have a tendency to confuse their knowledge for intimacy.  They don’t recognize the difference between knowing about Jesus and truly knowing Jesus.  In church we’ve often got this confused.  We have established systems of learning that result in knowledge, but not necessarily intimacy.

– Idleman, Kyle; Not a Fan: Becoming a Completely Committed Follower of Jesus; Zondervan; copyright 2011; Grand Rapids, MI; Kindle Edition; page 43

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