QUESTION: What is our purpose in life?
ANSWER: To make God a priority in our life, putting Him and His kingdom first before our own interests and desires, to honour Him by living an authentic and truthful life in word, thought and deed and not living a hypocritical life. To enjoy His protection and blessings in this life and the next.
SCRIPTURAL PROOFS LIST:
PSA 86:9, ISA 60:21, ROM 11:36, 1 COR 6:20, 1 COR 10:31, REV 4:11, PSA 16:5-11, PSA 144:15, ISA 12:2, LUKE 2:10, PHILI 4:4, REV 21:3-4.
SCRIPTURAL PROOFS PARALLEL PASSAGES:
All the nations you made will come and bow before you, Lord; they will praise your holy name.
All your people will be righteous. They will possess their land forever, for I will plant them there with my own hands in order to bring myself glory.
For everything comes from him and exists by his power and is intended for his glory. All glory to him forever! Amen.
1 COR 6:20
for God bought you with a high price. So you must honour God with your body.
1 COR 10:31
So whether you eat or drink, or whatever you do, do it all for the glory of God.
“You are worthy, O Lord our God, to receive glory and honour and power. For you created all things, and they exist because you created what you pleased.”
LORD, you alone are my inheritance, my cup of blessing. You guard all that is mine.
The land you have given me is a pleasant land. What a wonderful inheritance!
I will bless the LORD who guides me; even at night my heart instructs me.
I know the LORD is always with me. I will not be shaken, for he is right beside me.
No wonder my heart is glad, and I rejoice. My body rests in safety.
For you will not leave my soul among the dead or allow your holy one to rot in the grave.
You will show me the way of life, granting me the joy of your presence and the pleasures of living with you forever.
Yes, joyful are those who live like this! Joyful indeed are those whose God is the LORD.
See, God has come to save me. I will trust in him and not be afraid. The LORD God is my strength and my song; he has given me victory.
but the angel reassured them. “Don’t be afraid!” he said. “I bring you good news that will bring great joy to all people.
Always be full of joy in the Lord. I say it again—rejoice!
I heard a loud shout from the throne, saying, “Look, God’s home is now among his people! He will live with them, and they will be his people. God himself will be with them.
He will wipe every tear from their eyes, and there will be no more death or sorrow or crying or pain. All these things are gone forever.”