Updated: Jul 21, 2021
Seek God! For you & For someone else.
If we go throughout our lives never seeking God: then, "what's the purpose of life?" or as many people ask, "Of our existence?"..... "Of my life?".
If you find yourself asking this question, it's more than less because you're coming to a place, internally. A place that the material world is incapable of fulfilling, or even meeting you.
Rather, your spirit has recognized that something is not right. And that it hasn't really gone anywhere since birth.
It says, "I have a home and a car. I make just enough money to survive. I've traveled, and experienced a relationship or two. I set out to have children, accomplished, and failed - at many things. But even still, something about life lacks. Especially knowing I'll eventually have to let everything go".
What's the Point? – What's the purpose of life?!".
Our Father in Heaven grants us access to His heart & thought every single day. Some explore this, and understand as they go. But, for those who don't, "what's the purpose of Life?"
It's amazing how close God is to us all. We get it, but then somehow we don't get it. It's quite the conundrum! And I'm sure the angels are baffled!
Do you know that when we don't spend time with God we arouse His anger (though it's not what we think anger to be)? He is the bread of life. The piece to the puzzle that renders us whole. And only by his Spirit are we able to wake in the morning. By not spending time with Him, we heap destruction on ourselves. This primarily because what is given to us is redistributed in ways unfavorable to God. Perhaps, this is the emptiness that wells up in the hearts of many. Stirring up anxieties and illnesses. Anger, loneliness and depression.
Consider 1 Corinthians 11:28-32
1. The state of containing nothing.
2. The quality of lacking meaning or sincerity; meaninglessness
3. The quality of having no value or purpose; futility.
Ask yourself this question, 'what do I prefer – Time, or Eternity?'
And keep this in mind as you ponder:
Time is limited. Eternity is God.
Material things have no life. Therefore, they cannot produce life.
They are only for a time. And as time winds down – 3, 2, 1
Does money preserve the life of it's possessor? ____
Or, sex preserve the life of the one who is enticed? ____
Then, why do so many chase after these empty things, rather than the Spirit?
Perhaps this is the emptiness that wells up: Life without God.
And how else will our spirits communicate its need for God if not through anxiety & depression, so on and so forth? This is why it was written:
"If it were His (God's) intention and He withdrew His Spirit and Breath, all humanity
would perish together. And mankind would return to the dust". Job 34:14
These words should not be taken lightly, because they directly communicate our inescapable need for God.
WE ARE TETHERED TO GOD! And our spirits know it – on an infinite level, even when our brains don't. Even when our hearts are rebellious, WE-ARE-TETHERED-TO-GOD!
Read the story of Ananias and Sapphira, and consider Acts 17:28, these passages touch on just how connected to God we really are. "If there is a natural body, there is also a spiritual body". 1 Corinthians 15:44
Food is for the stomach. But Christ is Spirit. Living Water. And the Bread of Life.
If we (you & I) ignore this fact, then whats the purpose of Life? Of our existence? Of our lives?
God is . . . Life! & The Purpose!
Trace your roots back to the Kingdom of God. Make time for prayer. Ask Christ into your heart. Have mercy on others - pulling them from the fire, by teaching them everything you learn by the Spirit. What greater purpose than God?! Amen
7A Samaritan woman came to draw water, Jesus said to her, "Will you give me a drink?" 8(His disciples had gone into the town to buy food.) 9The Samaritan woman said to him, "You are a Jew and I am a Samaritan woman. How can you ask me for a drink?" (For Jews do not associate with Samaritans.) 10Jesus answered her, "If you knew the gift of God and who it is that asks you for a drink, you would have asked him and he would have given you living water." 11"Sir," the woman said, "you have nothing to draw with and the well is deep. Where can you get this living water? 12Are you greater than our father Jacob, who gave us the well and drank from it himself, as did also his sons and his livestock?" 13Jesus answered, "Everyone who drinks this water will be thirsty again, 14but whoever drinks the water I give them will never thirst. Indeed, the water I give them will become in them a spring of water welling up to eternal life."