Jeremiah 29:11-13 "For I know the plans I have for you,” says the Lord. “They are plans for good and not for disaster, to give you a future and a hope. In those days when you pray, I will listen. If you look for me wholeheartedly, you will find me.”
Job 12:10 For the life of every living thing is in His hand, and the breath of every human being.”
Psalm 139:13-16 “You made all the delicate, inner parts of my body and knit me together in my mother’s womb. Thank you for making me so wonderfully complex! Your workmanship is marvelous—how well I know it. You watched me as I was being formed in utter seclusion, as I was woven together in the dark of the womb. You saw me before I was born. Every day of my life was recorded in your book. Every moment was laid out before a single day had passed."
John 3:16 "For God so loved the world, that He gave His only begotten Son, that whosoever believes in Him will not perish, but have eternal life.”
Romans 10:10 “For with the heart man believeth unto righteousness; and with the mouth confession is made unto salvation.”
God, I want a personal relationship with You
I believe that Jesus died
To pay the penalty of my sins
Please forgive me of my sins
And come into my heart right now
I fully commit my life to You
Help me to share my new found faith with others
I seal this in the name of Jesus
Ephesians 5:11-17 "Don’t waste your time on useless work, mere busywork, the barren pursuits of darkness. Expose these things for the sham they are. It’s a scandal when people waste their lives on things they must do in the darkness where no one will see. . . So watch your step. Use your head. Make the most of every chance you get. These are desperate times! Don’t live carelessly, unthinkingly. Make sure you understand what the Master wants."
Psalm 33:11 "But the plans of the Lord stand firm forever, the purposes of his heart through all generations."
Proverbs 16:4a "The Lord has made everything for his own purposes"
The 1st Purpose for Your Life is: Magnification: To Give All Glory to God
Revelation 4:11 “For you created all things, and they exist because you created what you pleased.”
1 Chronicles 16:23 “Sing to the Lord, all the earth; proclaim his salvation day after day. Declare his glory among the nations, his marvelous deeds among all peoples…Ascribe to the Lord the glory due his name; bring an offering and come before him. Worship the Lord in the splendor of his holiness.”
The 2nd Purpose for Your Life is: Membership: To Become a Member of God’s family
Romans 12:5 “In the same way, we are many people, but in Christ we are all one body. We are the parts of that body, and each part belongs to all the others.”
The 3rd Purpose for Your Life is: Maturity: To Become like Christ
Romans 8:29 “God knew what he was doing from the very beginning. He decided from the outset to shape the lives of those who love him long the same lines as the life of his Son. The Son stands first in the line of humanity he restored .We see the original and intended shape of our lives there in him.”
The 4th Purpose for Your Life is: Ministry: To Serve Others using your Spiritual Gifts
1Peter 4:10-11 “As each has received a gift, use it to serve one another, as good stewards of God's varied grace: whoever speaks, as one who speaks oracles of God; whoever serves, as one who serves by the strength that God supplies – in order that in everything, God may be glorified through Jesus Christ.”
The 5th Purpose for Your Life is: Missions: To Share the Gospel with Unbelievers
Mark 16:15 “And then he told them, ‘Go into all the world and preach the Good News to everyone.’”
Isaiah 43:18-19 “Forget the former things; do not dwell on the past. See, I am doing a new thing! Now it springs up; do you not perceive it? I am making a way in the wilderness and streams in the wasteland.”
The 5 Purposes for Your Life:
1. Magnification: To Give Glory to God
2. Membership: To Become a Member of God’s family and a Good Church Family
3. Maturity: To Become like Christ
4. Ministry: To Serve others with your Spiritual Gifts
5. Missions: To Share the Gospel with Unbelievers
Let’s make year 2022 the best year ever!
To Our God Be True in 2022!