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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...

Questions about Purpose

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.

In other words, why are we even born if we are only to die some 70 or 80 years later? 

There is a purpose to your life. You were not born by accident. In fact, you have a God-directed mission that is unique to you.

Unfulfilled people have exchanged the truth of God for a lie. The lie is that human goals and accomplishments can satisfy.

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Devotions about Purpose

Jesus offers relationship, not religion. He bids all who labor and are heavy laden to come to him.

We never know the potential in the one person God uses us to influence.

Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, and all the rest are not our enemies. But if we only post things to see what others think of us, then we're in...

A maple seed clung desperately to his tree, as the autumn wind pulled on him day after day. He grew increasingly anxious as seeds around him were...

You and I are made for today, not yesterday. Our future depends on the present, and nothing is more important than what we do right now.

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Videos about Purpose

Jared discovered his gift for art in 7th grade, and years later, his talent has become his ministry.

Pastor and reality TV star John Gray discusses being like David—overlooked and undervalued, but not forgotten by God.

After Liberty was rejected by her mother, she turned to partying, relationships, and drugs. But darkness from her mother's home followed her, and...

After an affair, divorce, and seven months of prayer, Brett's quest for a new life started with bare bones—homelessness. But opportunity grew from...

23-year-old Beatrice was expected to die of tuberculosis in 1940, but was miraculously healed after making a promise to God. 77 years later, she is...

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Articles on Purpose

Author Luke Barnett shares how we can find direction in our lives. 

For many people who have experienced a major transformation in their lives, their story begins at the bottom of the barrel. Author Dean Niewolny was...

What does it mean to be fully committed? Why is commitment important? Explore these questions and more, using Christ’s example of commitment.

Most everyone in the Bible had trials and suffered loss, even though they were called and blessed by God.

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Be Glad—You Who Suffer

Do you ever feel like you got in the wrong line? You went to sign up for some happiness and you received suffering instead.

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