Big Question Number Two – What is Your Purpose?
March 14, 2021
Definition of the word Purpose; the reason for which is done or created or for which exists? (Google Dictionary)
The Definition is wrong! The definition is very limited because purpose is not about “the reason something is done or created or for which something exists.” Understanding what purpose is out why God created everything, including human beings. It is the answer to
Ecclesiastes 1:2 (NLT); “ is meaningless,” says the Teacher, “completely meaningless!”
Ecclesiastes 3:1 (NLT); For everything there is a a time for activity under Heaven.
Ecclesiastes 3:11 (NLT); Yet God has made beautiful for its own time. He has planted in the human heart, but even so, people see the whole of God’s work from beginning to end.
Proverbs 16:4 (NLT); The Lord has made everything for own purposes, even the wicked for a day of disaster.
Creator or Creation – Which do you think you are?
Divine Purpose for human beings is about
Matthew 22:35-38 (NLT); One of them, an expert in religious law, tried to trap him with this question: 36 “Teacher, which is the most important commandment in the law of Moses?” Jesus replied, ” ‘You must the Lord your God with all your , all your , and all your ‘ This is the and commandment.
1A. We are called to love God, with our heart, soul and mind.
Matthew 22:39-40 (NLT); A second is important: ‘Love your neighbor as .’ The law and all the demands of the prophets are on these two commandments.”
1B. Our purpose is to love others, as we love ourselves.
1 John 4:7-8 (NLT); Dear friends, let us continue to love one another, for love from God. Anyone who loves is a child of God and knows God. But anyone who does not love does know God, for God is .
God’s purpose in sending Jesus was His love for us!
1 John 4:9-11 (NLT); God how much He loved us by His One and Only Son into the world so that we might have life through . This is love-not that we loved God, but that He loved us and sent His Son as a sacrifice to take away our sins. Dear friends, since God loved us that much, we surely ought to love each other.
What’s your purpose?