#knowing #goals

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At the end of your life, you may or may not have human praise and awards but if you have gone after a real relationship with Jesus, you will have so much more than that.

You will have rich relationships, miraculous moments, great faith adventures as well as the single most important thing you can have with you as you step into eternity – Jesus Himself.

Don’t waste your life by pursuing goals to make yourself more comfortable, more secure or safer.

Following Jesus is not comfortable or easy but it is unique, unexpected and adventurous.

“What is more, I consider everything a loss because of the surpassing worth of knowing Christ Jesus my Lord, for whose sake I have lost all things. I consider them garbage, that I may gain Christ.” ‭‭

Philippians‬ ‭3:8‬ ‭NIV

Knowing Jesus is the goal.

He is the prize, the purpose, the goal.

Not just to work for Him but to work with Him.

Not just to know about Him but to know Him in every area of your life.

Keep this goal as the top priority and all the other goals will quickly fall into their proper perspective.

Go after it.
Go after Him.

Keep Moving Forward

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For if you possess these qualities in increasing measure, they will keep you from being ineffective and unproductive in your knowledge of our Lord Jesus Christ. (‭2 Peter‬ ‭1‬:‭8‬ NIV)

The purpose of your life is not become successful.

It isn’t to become the best version of you.

It isn’t to do that one thing that only you can do.

The purpose of your life is to know God.

When you focus on discovering who God is, He will challenge you:

to have faith,
be good,
learn more,
practice self control,
keep moving forward,
worship wholeheartedly,
love others like they are family,
and experience first hand God’s agape love.

Stop worrying about all the things you are failing at and simply focus on filling your life with God.

Abundant life is a God-filled life, not a me- filled one.

What will you discover about Him today?