Finding Your Purpose
Finding or discovering your purpose in life is universal. Everyone wants to feel fulfilled in life. To Know why you’re on Earth and what you’re called to do.
Dictonary.com defines the word ‘purpose’ as:
‘the reason for which something is done or created or for which something exists.
Or a person’s sense of resolve or determination.
The third definition is: have as one’s intention and objection; aim plan intend.’
The definition comes with synonyms with a motivation, motive, reason, justification, point, basis backbone, occasion.
Essentially your purpose is what drives and motivates you to complete the plan or mission for your life. The Bible says ‘‘I cry out to God most high, to God who fulfils his purpose. For me’. (Psalm 57:2 ESV). It also says ‘And we know that all things work together for good for them that love God and are called according to his purpose (Romans 8:28).
God has a purpose for you and a plan for your life. Here are some ways to discovering what your purpose is:
Look at what you are good at. Do you like the arts, drawing and painting? Are you good at sports or Writing and public speaking? Your talents are gifts from God and could lead you to find your purpose.
Your purpose could be finding a solution to an issue or social problem that you have seen or experienced in your home, school or university or community. That you are passionate about, For example, racism, social injustice, domestic abuse or youth violence. A desire to solve a social issue or a group of people could lead you to discover your purpose.
Listen to positive Godly People around you. If their advice or counsel aligns with your talents and gifts. God could be using them to tell you what your purpose is.
Discovering your God-given purpose takes a life journey, planning and communicating with God. There will be times of frustration and hardships but communicate with God and Trust that he will take care of you.
Your purpose is not just about you but What God will do through you. So, pray and keep searching.
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