LIFE’S 3 GREATEST QUESTIONS

Pastor Bill Stevenson and Brother Justin Mosher

February 6, 2022

 

1.   QUESTION OF ___________________: WHY AM I ALIVE?

   JEREMIAH: “Why was I born?  Was it only to have trouble and sorrow, to end my life in disgrace?” Jeremiah 20:18 (TEV)

 

   GOD SAYS:

  • I WAS CREATED _____________________________ BY GOD.

      “Love comes from God...  for God IS love.  God showed how much he loved us by sending His only Son into the world so that we might have eternal life through Him.” 1 John 4:7-9 (NLT)

 

      “I have loved you with an everlasting love!” Jeremiah 31:3 (NIV)

2.  QUESTION OF________________: DOES MY LIFE MATTER?

DAVID:Remember how short my life is, how empty and futile this human existence!” Psalm 89:47 (NLT)

 

JOB: Whatever happens, I will be found guilty.    So what’s the use of trying?  Job 9:29 (NLT)

 

GOD SAYS:

  • HE CARES ABOUT _______________________ OF MY LIFE.

      “Not even a sparrow, can fall to the ground without your Heavenly Father knowing it.  The very hairs on your head are all numbered!  So don't be afraid; you are far more valuable to Him than a whole flock of sparrows.”  Matthew 10:29-31 (NLT)

 

  • HE ________________ MY DAYS BEFORE MY BIRTH.

        “You saw me before I was born. Every day of my life was recorded in your book. Every moment was laid out
before a single day had passed.”  Psalm 139:16 (NLT)

 

  • HE MADE ME TO ________________________________.

        “God has made everything beautiful for its own time.  He has planted eternity in the human heart, but people can’t see the whole scope of God's work from beginning to end.”

        Ecclesiastes 3:11 (NLT)

         “And this world is fading away, along with everything that people crave. But anyone who does what pleases God will live forever.” 1 John 2:17 (NLT)

3.  INTENTION: IS THERE A _____________ FOR MY LIFE?

      ISAIAH: “My work all seems so useless!  I have spent my strength    for nothing and for no purpose at all.”  Isa. 49:4a (NLT)

 

      GOD SAYS:

  • HE MADE ME FOR __________________________.

         “The Lord has made everything for His own purposes.”

          Proverbs 16:4a (NLT)

 

How do I discover my purpose in life?

 

BY GETTING TO KNOW GOD

 

      “For in him all things were created: things in heaven and on earth, visible and invisible, whether thrones or powers or rulers or authorities; all things have been created through him and for him. Colossians 1:16 (NIV)

 

      “Knowing God results in every other kind of understanding.”

       Proverbs 9:10b (LB)

 

       In him we were also chosen,[a] having been predestined according to the plan of him who works out everything in conformity with the purpose of his will, 12 in order that we, who were the first to put our hope in Christ, might be for the praise of his glory.  Ephesians 1:11-12 (NIV)

 

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