You can know God for yourself through your own experiences with him -- in his own good time and in his own way, of course. Develop and exercise faith (a willingness to find out for yourself) until it is strong enough to motivate you to act. Studny, pray, apply in your life the good that you learn, and do good works voluntarily.
Jesus Christ is not God. He denied it. St. Paul denied it. In fact, the New Testament makes three foundational claims about Jesus Christ:
1. He is Jehovah incarnate, but not the God he worships and prays to.
2. He is the creation of God.
3. He is the begotten son of God.
Of course nobody can become his own father, much less create himself. Jesus Christ is simply not God.