Summary: Many things drive people’s lives, but does the right thing drive yours? In this sermon, given by Jean Leprohon, we are directed to what God wants to drive us.
What drives your life? – Purpose Driven Life #3- delivered by Jean Leprohon
What is it that guides your life?
What is the agent in your life, which has a certain control on your reactions?
1. Certain people are driven by guilt.
Gen 4:12 the guilt of Cain has made him a wandering man...
Psalm 32:1 God specializes in giving people a new start.
2. Resentment and anger drive certain people.
Job 5:2 it is foolish to be let go to anger until death.
3. Certain people are driven by their fear.
1 John 4:18 fear is a punishment or a prison that we inflict upon ourselves. We become free by love and faith.
4. Materialism controls certain people.
5. Certain people are controlled by the need to be accepted or for approval.
Mat 6:24 one cannot have two Masters. God and men.
6. Certain people are controlled by sin.
Knowing your purpose gives meaning to your life.
Isaiah 49:4 life is without hope.
Job 7:6 life is without hope
Job 7:16 life is without hope
The worst tragedy is not death but a life without precise goal.
Jeremiah 29:11 life with the divine hope.
Ephesians 3:20 He can make things larger, bigger than what we can think.
Knowing your purpose simplifies your life.
Prov. 13:6-7 a complicated life gives an empty life but a simple life gives a complete life
Isaiah 26:3 You give peace to the righteous
Knowing your purpose focuses your life.
Ephesians 5:17 Understand the will of the Lord
Philippians 3:13 Go forward
Philippians 3:15 God will give us light...
Knowing your purpose motivates your life...
Knowing your purpose prepares us for eternity. .
Romans 14:10b, 12 Court of God or one will return to account of our actions
John 14:6 Jesus is the way, the truth and the life...