You can’t have a close relationship with someone you never talk to. It just doesn’t work. God’s word-the Bible- is the primary way He speaks to us. It’s the best way to discover how to follow Jesus on a daily basis. If you want to grow in your relationship with God and learn more about His promises, reading the Bible is your next step.
2 Timothy 3:16
All scripture is given by inspiration of God, and is profitable for doctrine, for reproof, for correction, for instruction in righteousness: