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What is Your Purpose?
Jesus's sole purpose on earth was to do the work of His Father (John 4:34). His constant obedience and fervent dedication to the fulfillment of the will of God enabled Him to say at the end of His life "It is finished" (John 19:30). He had achieved the mission He had been sent to fulfill.
example, Paul later declared that his life's ambition was "To live
is Christ and to die is gain" (Philippians 1:21) Paul said, "I
consider everything a loss compared to the surpassing greatness of knowing
Esau, on the
other hand, found immediate pleasures of far greater value than the
promise of future rewards. He exchanged his birthright for a bowl of
soup and reaped the consequences of that decision for the rest of his
life. He missed out on the blessings of his role as firstborn because
he succumbed to his temporary
life ended tragically after she too compromised by disobeying God's
Will you be
like Jesus and Paul who pursued the will of God and changed the course
of history or will you be life Esau and Lot's wife who exchanged a life
of promise for a life of compromise. When Joshua spoke to the Israelites
he offered this challenged, "Choose you this day whom you will
serve . . . but as for me and my household, we will serve the Lord"
(Joshua 24:15). The choice is up to you.
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All Bible verse quotations on this page are from the New International version.