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Purpose

God has called us in this life to live for a specific purpose. Our purpose can be found through prayer, reading, and discernment.

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Bible Teachings on Purpose

We’ve picked up the idea that thinking we’re worthless to God and others is the Christian thing to do, so we duck compliments and say things like, “I...

We all have expectations about how we think our lives will go, but we have no guarantee things will happen according to our plans or expectations.

Questions about Purpose

The deep, deep happiness that transcends all else comes from knowing God and, in turn, from being known by Him.

How do you respond to the miracle that never happened — when someone or something is ripped away from you? 

God exists outside the space-time dimensions He created. So we have to be very careful not to put Him on our clock, in our box.

There is not some timeless, immutable decree from God that governs man, but constant, loving help and direction from Him as well as hindrance from...

Our main purpose for being on earth is to be stewards of God's creation, to grow in God, and to function as God's sons and daughters.

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Devotions about Purpose

We are not called to the rat-race, but to a dance. God invites us to learn the steps of His dance in little weekly lessons, so that when we come at...

Asking “why” seems to be a part of human nature. But for a blind man named Bartimaeus, the most important question was “what.”

I could not figure out why God would allow bad things to happen to his children. 

Joseph was in what seemed an impossible situation. Despite all that, the Bible says the Lord was with him.

I can know the Bible backward and forward, but if I don't tell someone about Jesus, or better yet, show them, what good is it?

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Videos about Purpose

Captain Ron Johnson discusses how he reached out to people during the Ferguson riots after Michael Brown's death.

Gary's past of abuse and violence nearly got him killed. But then he turned to God, enrolled in classes, and embraced a new purpose.

Catholic scholar, Dr. Mary Healy, discusses how spiritual gifts are for everyone and how we should use those gifts to spread the Gospel.

Famed skater Scott Hamilton redefines winning and discusses the value of failure.

James grew up in a crime-ridden neighborhood, and he turned to drug abuse as an adult. But after a brush with death, James knew something had to...

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Articles on Purpose

Any woman who is in need of deeper rest, longing for a connection with God for more than a minute, or who feels overwhelmed by the to-do’s of her...

How do you know if the workplace blahs you’re feeling are just a temporary rough patch, or if the time has come to move on?

Ministry leaders can stop beating themselves up about "falling short" during the holidays with this advice.

When I see a picture of a baby who was so close to becoming an abortion statistic — forgotten by the world as a “choice” — I see beyond any...

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