Taking the Pressure Out of Discovering Your Purpose - Beloved Women – October 5, 2023
“In him we have obtained an inheritance, having been predestined according to the purpose of him who works all things according to the counsel of his will, so that we who were the first to hope in Christ might be to the praise of his glory.” (Ephesians 1:11-12 ESV)
We live in an age where discovering your purpose includes a trail of personality tests, weekend retreats, and purpose-driven paperbacks. This often leaves us selfishly striving and stressed out.
What drives us to seek purpose in life is an inner longing to make a difference. We want to leave our fingerprints on the face of this earth as proof that we were here.
Changing the world is at the core of who God is. We don’t have to live with looming pressure to figure out our purpose when we’re making a difference living God’s purposes. God desires us to live a life of loving and serving others, caring for widows and orphans, and to make His name known.
When we choose to live God’s purposes in our home, our job, and around the neighborhood, we live with a satisfied heart that radiates unmistakable peace and undeniable joy.
Your purpose is to live out His purpose.
Father God, You are so gracious with us. We know that in all things You are working for the good of those called according to Your purpose. Help me to seek Your purposes, to live obedient to Your Word, and to honor You with the roles and tasks you’ve set before me that Your greatness and glory might be revealed. In Jesus Christ Name, I pray. Amen.
How are you living out God’s purposes in your life today? Where can you be more intentional with living God’s purposes in your life?
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Originally published Thursday, 05 October 2023.