- Through the Bible. Hebrews 4:11 "for the word of God is living and active...piercing to the division of the soul and spirit..." It tells us what is true and we know it.
- Outside resources
- Through a messenger
- Dream and visions - Numbers 12:6
- Prompting or conviction of the Holy Spirit.
Romans 8:14- "Those who are lead by the Spirit are sons of God."Romans 9:1- "my conscience bears witness in the Holy Spirit".