Instead of embracing that purpose, we have each gone our own way and attempted to generate our purpose, charting our own self-made path.
That decision is the basis of what the Bible describes as sin – and it’s had profound effects in our lives, most noticeably separating us from a relationship with God.
But God hasn’t left you alone. He has tried to make His heart clear to you: through goodness and blessing, through answered prayers, through people, even through unlikely circumstances.
His purpose was for the nations to seek after God
and perhaps feel their way toward him and find him –
though he is not far from any one of us.
Acts 17:27 (MSG)
Whether or not you have acknowledged
His attempts, the simple truth is:
God pursues you in love!
No matter where you are or what you’ve done, you are not out of God’s reach. His goal is to reveal His heart and the way back to relationship.
To do so, each of us has to come grips with our need for God’s love and leadership in our lives, admitting our sin and surrendering our lives back to Him.
Your primary purpose is to be the focus of God’s love. He has never lost sight of your original purpose: you were made to be loved.
He tells us that He doesn’t want you to spend your life trying to earn His love or approval – you already have it.
Nor does He want you to live in fear of letting Him rule over your life as God. His love is meant to be the initiator of everything in your life.
I’ve called your name. You’re mine.
When you’re in over your head, I’ll be there with you.
When you’re in rough waters, you will not go down.
When you’re between a rock and a hard place, it won’t be a dead end–
because I am God, your personal God…
Isaiah 43:1-2 (MSG)
The good news begins with who made you: God. Long before you were born, the Bible says that God knew you and crafted you to experience His love.
No matter what has happened to you since the moment you were born, God’s design for your life pre-dates your birth.
Long before he laid down earth’s foundations,
he had us in mind, had settled on us as the focus of his love,
to be made whole and holy by his love.
Long, long ago he decided to adopt us
into his family through Jesus Christ.
Ephesians 1:4 MSG
Fellowship and Teaching
Church is not a building as we think it is, but the Bible tells us that it’s a group of people that loves God. Church is not a place you go to but a family you belong to. You belong to this greatest family when you became a Christian; you have joined a family-sometimes called “the body of Christ,.” which means you are now “related” to Christians all over the world!
You need to join a portion of that family by beginning to attend a local church, You need a church to help you continue to grow and for you to fulfill your purpose in life.
And let us not neglect our meeting together, as some people do, but encourage one another, especially now that the day of Hid return is drawing near.
Finally, we need to be trained and equipped for us to become effective on what God wants us to do.
God wants to use you to change many lives but He has to start that change within you. Because if you change everything changes. He wants to bring out the best in you by allowing you to go through the equipping process.
In this process you will experience fire, freedom and focus! You will encounter God in a way that you have never experienced before.
God doesn’t want us to take this Journey of life alone that is why He gives us family and friends to be there for us.
Life group is your spiritual family where you can receive encouragement, acceptance and love. Just like family, there is someone that will become your spiritual parents to give you care, guidance and would bring out the best in you.
Genesis 2:18 states: “It is not good for man to be alone.”
This passage is often used in the context of marriage, but it also speaks to our fundamental need to connect with others in the human community. What is striking about this statement is that God makes it before the Fall. There’s no sin yet and no disobedience; man is in perfect intimacy with God. And yet, God declares that man is alone and that it is not good.
God never intended for us to live the Christian life alone. How can we apply these “one another” references unless we are in intentional, close relationships with each other? God calls us to love, not in an abstract or superficial way, but in a deep, face to face, life-on-life, transformative way—which is difficult and inevitably messy.
Just as good friends talk each other, so God your heavenly Father, wants you talk with him. And while you may not understand it right now, you’ll find that He “TALKS” to you through His word.- The Bible
You can Pray to God about anything and everything. He wants to hear from you.
Don’t worry about anything; instead, pray about everything. Tell God what you need, and thank Him for all He has done.
Pick a time of the day where you can just be with God in prayer and reading His word. You will discover how He loves you so much and His plans and purpose for your life.
Acts 2:42 NLT..
All the believers devoted themselves to the apostle’s teaching, and to fellowship, and to sharing meals and prayer.
God is excited about His wonderful plan for your life. But before you can experience that there should be a change in us. In the bible Jesus chose ordinary men and changed them into world changers. How exciting it is to know that God’s plan is not just to change us but to change others through us- Changed to Change others.
Change requires devotion. As the early believers devoted themselves to Prayer, Sharing, Fellowship, and Teaching, making these as their lifestyle it resulted to changed lives and changing the world.
1.)Tell God that you trust him with all your heart and that you don’t want to rely on your own understanding. Commit to acknowledging him in all your ways, and let Him know you’re trusting Him to make straight your paths.
2.)Claim God’s promise to instruct you, to teach you in the way you should go, and to counsel you with His eye upon you.
3.)Affirm to God that all your ways are pure in your own eyes, and that you have trouble seeing your own errors. Ask Him to “weigh your spirit” and examine your motives.
4.)Echo Jesus’ words: Let God know that you just want what He wants, and ask Him to reveal that to you in His timing.
5.)Repeat these words of the psalmist: “Let me hear Your loving kindness in the morning; For I trust in You; Teach me the way in which I should walk.
7.)Ask God for a humble spirit, and remind Him of His promise to lead the humble in what is right, and to teach the humble his way.
8.)Pray these words from Psalms: “Make me know Your ways, O LORD; Teach me Your paths. Lead me in Your truth and teach me, For You are the God of my salvation; For You I wait all the day.”
9.)Praise God for being . Profess His promise to lead you and guide you for His name’s sake.
10.)Ask God to teach you His way, and commit to walking in His truth. Beg Him to give you an undivided heart to fear His name.
The most important steps of all. After achieving those steps we need to build intimacy with God, we need to talk to him daily, and even in our free time we need to pray to him. How can we build a relationship with God if we don’t even know how to repent or to trust on him? and lastly if we don’t have to to talk to him.
Remember a listening shows respect, and that is what God did. Try to build a Good relationship to him. Try to make him as the center of everything, you will just caught your self crying just because of his Goodness. God is a loving person Because of his love he is willing to die in the cross just to clean us from our sin’s. So what are you waiting for? Commit your self to the lord and come into his life.
He will never leave you like what the other did. He is a true person, is is the best person who is capable to be loved. Seek God first and you will find out how might and how loving father he is.