Summary: God’s number one purpose in my life is to make me like Jesus.
Question: What is God’s Purpose for my Life?
1) God’s Promise. Vs. 28
What doesn’t this verse say?
What does this verse say?
Key: God has a great way of bringing good out of bad.
2) God’s Purpose. Vs. 29
Key: God’s number one purpose in my life is to make me like Jesus.
Question: How does God do it then?
His Word. John 17:17
And in Circumstances. James 1:2-4
Key: God’s ideal way for you to grow in Christ is through His word.
3) God’s Process. Vs. 29-30
Foreknowledge—Vs. 29 “those God foreknew.” (NIV)
Predestined—Vs. 29 “…foreknew He also predestined.” (NIV)
Called—Vs. 30 “He predestined, He also called;” (NIV)
Justified—Vs. 30 “He also justified…” (NIV)
Glorified—Vs. 30 “He also glorified…” (NIV)
4) Our Response to God’s Purpose. Vs. 31
Truth: Our attitude is key in our response to God.
Contentment—1 Timothy 6:6-8
Thankfulness—1 Thessalonians 5:18
And a Teachable Spirit—Not Why? But What?