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  • Writer's pictureJosh Zacharias

BIG FIVE QUESTIONS #3: Why am I here?

Got Purpose?—Why Am I Here? 

 

If God created us with a purpose and that purpose is relationships, then we must ask ourselves how to relate to God and others.  

 

In Genesis 1-2, the Bible tells us that when God created the world, He declared humans to be the rulers and caretakers of the earth. It is as if God made us His managers of planet earth. From these verses, we see that our purpose is to serve God, i.e., specifically to manage the earth but more broadly to love Him and serve Him. The opportunity to serve God in this way is a huge privilege. We should be honoured to serve Him. 

 

In Genesis 2, God created two human beings. He created Adam first, but then He created Eve as well for companionship. Again, people are relational beings. We were made for relationships. Our lives should emphasize our relationships.  

 

So when we think about it, our purpose is to enjoy a relationship with God in which we serve Him as caretakers of the earth and to enjoy relationships with others.  

 

Stop and Think: The third step to finding your purpose is to understand your role in our relationship with God. What do you think?  

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