What is my specific purpose as a Christian? Sounds like a good question … until! Somebody gets the answer wrong. Amos 7:14-15 14 Then Amos replied to Amaziah, “I am not a prophet, nor am I the son of a prophet; for I am a herdsman and a [a]grower of sycamore figs. 15 But the Lord took me from [b]following the flock and the Lord said to me, ‘Go prophesy to My people Israel.’
Your Purpose?:Making money.Being the boss.Having Fun.Being popular.Not necessarily bad…for a while!But …Without Christ there is always a sense of emptiness in our pursuits… Colossians 3:17 17 Whatever you do in word or deed, do all in the name of the Lord Jesus, giving thanks through Him to God the Father.
A man without purpose is like a ship without a rudder.God has promised to make everything beneficial to His people.This is God’s gracious providence at work.God’s purpose is that we take Christ’s joy to the nations.It is not that we will escape Satan’s miseries.But that God will make every one of our hardships an instrument to do us good. Romans 8:28 28 And we know that [a]God causes all things to work together for good to those who love God, to those who…