God created us with a


 “Spiritual need,” 


which includes the desire to find meaning 


and purpose in our lives.

According to Scripture,


we exist to know God, to do God's Will,


 and bring God glory. We believe knowing 


God gives one's life true meaning.

Our society has become obsessed with attaching 


monetary value to everything we do, even the 


most precious of things. Contrary to popular belief, 


life is one of the few things that cannot be procured.


The world places a high value on man-made


 structures. Material belongings, titles, or social 


status do not establish a person's worth.


The worth of life cannot be evaluated in terms 


of money or material possessions. Life's worth


 comes from within.

Rather than being preoccupied with what 


society thinks, we should be living our lives 


to the fullest and making a difference in the 


world, for tomorrow is not promised.

Life is the dimension of existence


 that processes, functions, interacts,


examines, and evolves through


 growth.

We begin life with the desire to boldly walk 


in our calling, but we get caught up in the noise


 and confusion of the world, and end up losing


 ourselves and doing what everyone else wants


 us to doWhen we snap out of it and truly 


wake up... we come to realize just how brief 


life is. 

Every minute of



 the day, life 



changes.

Life is short and unpredictable. It can catch us


off guard in an instant. Being reminded of 


our own mortality can cause us to reflect on our


 life and seek deeper significance.



As we get more knowledgeable and experienced... 


let us begin to consider what is truly important in


 our lives. May we live more meaningful lives and


 eventually face God and give a full account.

Life is a glorious opportunity, if it is used wisely, to 


start preparing ourselves for eternity. Let us not waste


this amazing opportunity to cultivate a rich sense of 


meaning and purpose. 

A rich sense of purpose lights up everything 


we do! It is crucial to live a life that matters... 


to live with purpose... and on purpose.  


Purpose can guide life decisions, influence behavior, 


form and shape goals, offer a sense of direction, and 


generate meaning. For some, purpose is connected 


to calling... a meaningful mission and satisfying 


line of work. 


Life can bring us to a moment of humbling 


and grounding where we understand there 


is something much greater than the tangible


 world in which we live.



We all have a  sense, at some point in our lives,


 that there is something greater for us to do, 


learn, or experience.  We recognize that there


 has to be something more than just living 


day to day.


We ask ourselves crucial questions like, 


"What is my mastery and 


purpose in life?"

Our purpose in life is the very meaning of our 

existence. Our purpose is about recognizing our 

own gifts and using them to glorify God and 

contribute to creation. 


Our purpose in life is to make the most of our time

 here on earth, to complete our life's plan, 

and to learn the lessons included in our life's plan. 

Seeking and realizing our life's purpose can help


 us to move with greater focus and clarity every 


day of our lives.


As we grow in awareness and grace, we seek to 

know truth, that deeper meaning to life, and what 

it is all about. We seek our truth, to fulfill our

 purpose, to somehow have our lives make sense

in the context of everything that is going on in 

the world. 

When we have questions about why we were 

created... God, the Master Designer and Creator 

can give us the answers we seek.


The Scriptures offer many insights into our 

purpose on Earth and why we should serve 

God by walking in our calling. 

Let us consider our skills or the things we


 are naturally good at. There is always 


something in our skill set that God has meant 


to use for His Kingdom, whether it is science, 


writing, architecture, or performing. If we 


are unsure of our talents or skills, the greatest 


way to discover them is the same way we 


discovered God’s mercy and grace. We might


 pray and ask God whether the skills we possess


 are gifts from Him.



God's purpose for our lives can only be realized


 when we devote our best time, energy, gifts, and


 focus to our unique work. When we offer God 


our best, He brings out the best in us. 


"Fight the good fight of faith," 


the Bible says.



Even when we don't understand God's plan for 


the future, God understands what's best for us. 


This is one of the reasons it is critical to trust 


God's judgment. 


"Trust in the LORD with all 


your heart, and do not lean


on your own understanding," 


the Bible says.


 Recognize God in all our ways, 


and He will make our paths 


straight"


(Proverbs 3:5-6).


 The first step should be to 


trust in God.


When we call on God, 


let us set our minds on 


seeking the truth.



 Let us learn to seek God for 


His best answer. 



God will always have the 


greatest plan and the greatest



 end result for us. 



Life is God decreed, assigned, arranged, and 


established. God, our Master Designer and 


Creator, created us with a Divine purpose and 


meaning.


Every day is a gift from God, a fresh start, and a 

new opportunity to seek God, speak to God, listen 

to God, immerse ourselves in God's Word, to 

praise God, be grateful to God, reach out and be

 a blessing to others, rise up from our roots and 

grow, from the inside out, in grace!

Our purpose in life is to have a personal relationship 


with God, to fellowship with God, and allow God to 


order our steps.



We believe, when we see life as a journey of learning 

and embrace the concept of being lifelong students… 

we open ourselves up to a more enlightened 

and productive life.

May we allow God to guide our steps


 in all matters of life. 


God's guidance is infinitely better


 than we could ever do.—


Psalm 32:8


During the different stages of our lives, let us 

joyfully allow the different possibilities and

 purposes to emerge and evolve... the best way...


God's Way. 


God has a purpose for each of 



our lives. In fact, we are always 


living in God's purpose. 



God is the Author of all life.


God has numbered our days 


and will fulfill every purpose 


He has for us. 



God works all things, including


 our lives, according to His 


purposes.


A meaningful, enthusiastic, joyful life does not 


necessarily mean being popular, famous or making 


tons of money, although, there is nothing wrong 


with those things; however, we believe, God's 


ultimate expectation is for us to live our lives 


trusting Him, loving Him with all our heart, soul, 


strength, and mind, patterning ourselves after Jesus, 


and not conforming to the patterns of this world.

“Draw close to God, 


and God will draw close to you.”


James 4:8; 2:23


The purpose of our time on earth is not to secure 


possessions, acquire prestige and distinctiveness, 


garner success, or realize worldly contentment. 


Those are secondary arguments.



The primary mission in life is to 


"Seek First the Kingdom of God 


and His righteousness,"


 as Jesus said 


in His Sermon on the Mount. 


Matthew 6:33



The verse’s meaning is as direct as it sounds. 


We are to seek the things of God


 as a priority...


 over the things of the world.


According to the Scriptures...

our purpose in life is to build

personal and loving relationship 

with God.

Our enjoyment of life is a 


by-product of seeking to 


please God.


God values us as precious treasures, capable


 of honoring Him with our bodies and spirits.



We are created in God's image for an 

intimate relationship with God. More 

important than any human relationship 


is our relationship with God. All other 


relationships are merely symbols of it... 


but they pale in comparison.



The greatest joy for every person, and


 for every relationship is knowing that 


God is within us. 


Despite our corruption, 


God still remains in us. 



Think about how empty, unfulfilled, 


and restless we would be without God.



Having a personal relationship, with 

God, satisfies and quenches our souls. 


To have a personal relationship with God 

is the greatest decision we will ever make!
No matter what title one holds, or how much 

one has in their bank account, or where they 

live or came from... the truly good life 

comes from knowing and loving God and 

having God’s blessing upon us.

Jesus made the following statements:


“Come to Me, all you who are weary and 


burdened, and I will give you rest. 


Take My yoke upon you and learn from 


Me, for I am gentle and humble in heart,


 and you will find rest for your souls. 


For My yoke is easy and My burden 


is light.”


Matthew 11:28-30



“I have come that they may have life, 


and have it to the full.”


John 10:10



“If anyone would come after Me, he 


must deny himself and take up his cross 


and follow Me. 


For whoever wants to save his life will 


lose it, but whoever loses his life for Me


 will find it.” 


Matthew 16:24-25



“Delight yourself in the LORD and He


 will give you the desires of your heart.” 


Psalm 37:4

God is reality... 


and mankind is made in the image of God.


Not a single human being, by his own efforts,


is able to measure up to the glory of God.



God’s glory is His splendor, the outward 


display of His attributes. God desires that 


we share that splendor. We were created 


to show the world how precious. awesome, 


amazing, and deeply satisfying God is.



Every day there are opportunities to be the 


hands, the warm smile and or/ greeting, the


 listening ears, and feet of Jesus to those 


around us.



We bear the responsibility 


of being used of God as 


ambassadors for Christ. 



We have a marvelous opportunity of 


demonstrating to the world what Jesus 


might look like… and doing what Jesus 


would have done... were He to walk the 


earth, today.



Who knows, just merely smiling and 


acknowledging another... could turn


 a life around. Think about it… one could 


possibly come to know Jesus... by 


watching us!


People are suffering and in desperate need


 of God's love. 


Sometimes, we may be the only exposure 


one will have to the love of God. 


The world is hurting, 


and we can be a light.

As believers the worse we will endure is criticism


 for loving God, who walked as a Man...


and changed the world.

We believe life is a herculean journey filled with lessons


that will challenge and test our courage,


 strength, integrity, and faith.

Many people live their lives without ever


 reflecting on life itself... or its meaning for them.



Their lives may be filled with all kinds of activities;


yet, they don't realize the overall purpose

or have a clear idea of why they exist.


Life is short, fragile, and precious.

It is not at all satisfying to think our lives 


have no more meaning than just being born... 


living a short while..then dying.

One may succeed in many worldly areas, 


like methods and good management principles, 

financial status, talents, physical appearance, 

or a host of many other accomplishments, 

but we must be careful never to become 

victims of ego, status, and materialism. 

These snares could cause one to neglect 

seeking first God's Kingdom...

and take all of the glory for oneself. 

Even after God has saved us, we’re still 


prone to take credit for things that are due 


completely to God's grace.

But Seek First the Kingdom of God


 and His righteousness, 


and all these things will be added to you. 


Matthew 6:33


This is the Will of God for our lives.



God’s Will for our lives:


 *is that we live for Him,


*we follow and serve Him,


*be righteous, 


*grow to know and love 



Him more and more each day,



and that we become more like 


Him.


As the Scriptures remind us,


“The man who finds life will find it 


through trusting God.”



God is our Life,



the very breath of our soul.

When we seek God and pursue God's Will for our lives, 


with our whole heart, we will see life and live life from a 


higher perspective.

We believe each of us has a purpose,


 a specific life plan, a reason for being here...


and our part is to walk in our calling...


so that we complete that plan.


Dear God, whatever it takes, align our desires with

 Yours, so that our lives are aligned with Your 

purposes. Let Your Will be done through us.

When we are aligned with God's Way, 


Will, and Timing in our lives... 


our ability to see and realize the 


supernatural power of God will 


be clearer.


We believe what gives life true meaning is 


God Himself.


We believe one can begin to realize a very 

meaningful life as one comes to realize that 

God is alive, real,

and the reason for our existence!

Being alive is to evolve into the complete person 

we were created to be.

.

Let us not wait till life's brief days are done

 before we start to realize how fast life has been 

passing us by...

should this be the case, 

our final moments may well be 

moments of regret... on what may have been...

instead of a sense of contentment over 

what has been... and is being done.

Our time on earth has purpose,

it has meaning.

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Every minute counts.

Let us not squander 
the precious seconds of our lives. 

Every minute of our lives should be savored.

May we grow, serve, and strive to do our very best to make the most of our lives each day.   

The heart of man plans his way,

but God establishes his steps.  

Proverbs 16:9 

 

Even though life is an intricate, complexed layer 


of experiences, the meaning of life and key to joy 


is through giving back and serving others.


 

We understand that we can’t understand 


or control all there is in life, but what we do 


know and understand is... we can influence 


what we leave behind for those who are 


going through... or those who have; yet, 


to go through.



We know that what we have been blessed 


to receive,


we must humbly and prayerfully...


 pay it forward by passing it on.

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