Living to Please God Part 4

Interlinked Meanings of Purpose When we say God is a God of purpose, what do we mean? Purpose actually has at least three interlinked meanings. All three categories are pertinent to God and His activities. Purpose can be (1.) the reason for something’s existence, e.g., smallpox vaccinations exist to protect people from getting the disease. Continue reading “Living to Please God Part 4”

Living to Please God Part 3

Brief Review In part 3 we continue the discussion of faith begun in Part 2. You may wonder why am I spending two lessons on faith and its role in Christian life. The first reason is the importance that Scripture places on faith. Hebrews 11:6a says, “And without faith it is impossible to please him.”Continue reading “Living to Please God Part 3”

Living to Please God Part 2

The Importance of Faith Without Faith It is Impossible to Please God The author of Hebrews says in chapter 11 verse 6, “And without faith it is impossible to please him, for whoever would draw near to God must believe that he exists and that he rewards those who seek him.” Our goal is “LivingContinue reading “Living to Please God Part 2”

Living to Please God Part 1

Our Purpose in Life God’s Purpose in Saving Sinners God is a God of purpose. Everything He does is purposeful. Have you considered God’s purpose in redeeming sinners? God’s broad encompassing purpose is calling to Himself a people to live eternally with Him. Since the Fall, The difficulty is sinners cannot live in God’s presence.Continue reading “Living to Please God Part 1”