Contributed on Sep 15, 2013
How can we discover the purpose for life?
Today we are begin a new series called “Don’t Duck Your Destiny.” We’re going to talk about living the purposeful life God calls us to live. I want to be right up front and say that if we are going to discover the reasons why we are here and the purposes we should be living ...read more
Contributed on Sep 23, 2013
God calls his children to respond to His love for them with love in return.
Jesus had just finished answering a trick question posed by some of His enemies who were trying to trip Him up. After witnessing our Lord’s answer and because he was impressed, the Bible tells us that one of the teachers of the law decided to ask Jesus a legitimate question. (READ ...read more
Contributed on Oct 9, 2013
God calls His children to be part of a local family of faith.
Nothing can give you a reason to get up in the morning better than a sense of purpose in life. That’s why it’s important to discover why God made us. There are five purposes for which we were all created. Last week, we looked at purpose number one: You were planned for God’s ...read more
Contributed on Oct 9, 2013
God calls His children to become more like Jesus through answering the call to discipleship.
So far in this series, we have talked about how we were planned for God’s pleasure. The first purpose for which God made us is worship, to respond to His love for us by knowing Him and loving Him in return. Everything we do in life should be seen as an act of worship - seeking to bring glory ...read more
Contributed on Oct 14, 2013
God has uniquely shaped each of His children to serve Him by serving others.
Today going to look at God’s fourth purpose for your life: You were Shaped to Serve God. (READ TEXT) The word, “workmanship,” can be translated, “masterpiece.” Notice, the Bible says that through faith in Christ, that is what you already are. In other words, ...read more
Contributed on Oct 24, 2013
We can help fulfill the Great Commission as we commit to fufilling our custom mission.
In our consideration of God’s different purposes for your life, we have mentioned the fact that life is preparation for eternity. You’re going to do four things in heaven forever and ever and ever. And God wants you to practice those here on earth. The first is worship, knowing and ...read more
Contributed on Oct 28, 2013
Understanding God's purposes for my life provides me with daily direction. But to live a purposeful Christian life requires a daily decision.
How tragic it would be to come to the end of life only to realize that I have wasted it. As someone once put it, “How sad it is for a person to climb the ladder of success, only to reach the top and realize that their ladder was leaning against the wrong building!” Notice the word ...read more