2Co 4:6 For it is God who said, "Out of darkness Light shall shine;" who shone in our hearts to give the brightness of the knowledge of the glory of God in the face of Jesus Christ.
2Co 4:7 But we have this treasure in earthen vessels, so that the excellence of the power may be of God and not of us;
2Co 4:8 in every way having been troubled, but not having been hemmed in; having been perplexed, but not utterly at a loss;
2Co 4:9 having been persecuted, but not having been forsaken; having been thrown down, but not having been destroyed;
When you accept Christ as lord and savior your are immediately saved and the knowledge of Christ resides in your body in the form of the Holy Spirit to guide you, intercede for you, comfort you and teach you.
Let it be said that, even as common individuals, we searched for love, acceptance, knowledge, truth, beauty, meaning with hope and found all in God. lcl
Jer 29:11 For I know the purposes which I am purposing for you, says Jehovah; purposes of peace and not of evil, to give you a future and a hope.
Jer 29:12 Then you shall call on Me, and you shall go and pray to Me, and I will listen to you.
Jer 29:13 And you shall seek Me and find Me, when you search for Me with all your heart.
You can become stronger spiritually by praying in the spirit. This will help avoid a desire for carnal things of the flesh. Praying in the spirit involves speaking in tongues found in scripture..
Note to those saved by accepting Jesus.
Jud 1:17 But you, beloved, remember the words spoken before by the apostles of our Lord Jesus Christ,
Jud 1:18 because they told you that at the last time there will be mockers according to their lusts, leading ungodly lives.
Jud 1:19 These are those setting themselves apart, animal-like ones, not having the Spirit.
Jud 1:20 But you, beloved, building yourselves up in your most holy faith, praying in the Holy Spirit,
Jud 1:21 keep yourselves in the love of God, eagerly awaiting the mercy of our Lord Jesus Christ to everlasting life.
Luk 3:16 John answered all, saying, I indeed baptize you with water, but He who is mightier than I comes, the thong of whose sandals I am not worthy to loose. He shall baptize you with the Holy Spirit and with fire,
Luk 3:17 whose fan is in His hand, and He will thoroughly purge His floor and will gather the wheat into His storehouse. But He will burn the chaff with unquenchable fire.
Rom 5:8 But God commends His love toward us in that while we were yet sinners Christ died for us.
Rom 5:9 Much more then, being now justified by His blood, we shall be saved from wrath through Him.
Rom 5:10 For if when we were enemies, we were reconciled to God through the death of His Son, much more, being reconciled, we shall be saved by His life..