Our Purpose for Life
- Exodus 20:5-6 – Don’t serve the things of this world. We are putting our lives into something and if it isn’t God, it is something of the world.
- Exodus 23:27-28 -Don’t serve other gods or idols. We must choose to serve God. There are blessings in serving God.
- Deuteronomy 10:12-22 Serve God out of love and obedience. God is great and his love is very good. God blesses those who serve him. Serve with all your heart and soul.
- Joshua 24:13-28 (Exodus 24:3) – Choose to Serve the Lord. Are we trying to please ourselves or please God?
Serving God Only
- Matthew 4:8-11 (Luke 4:5-8) – Jesus says to serve only God. Jesus knew the heart of God and loved him only.
- Acts 7:1-7 – Steven gives his defense and he quotes that the people will serve God. God gave them the land so that he could bless them and so they could have a place to serve him.
- Acts 7:41-42 -The history is of the people failing to serve God. Let us not fail today.
- Romans 1:25 -Don’t worship the creature or creation, but the creator. Don’t let people or things get between you and God.
Washed and Ready
- 2 Timothy 1:3 -Our conscience shows us when things on our lives aren’t right.
- Hebrews 9:13-14 – When we surrender our lives to God our sins are taken away and we are free to serve the Lord.
—Robert Lee, 1-6-08, p.m.