Every single one of us has a purpose.
Yes, even you.
We Christians like to have deep conversations about what the Lord is revealing or why He isn’t revealing our ultimate purpose.
Lots of times we think of purpose as this grand adventure of endless seeking.
But what if it was super simple? What if your purpose was right in front of you, even as you read this?
Spoiler alert: It is.
You stare at your purpose every day and it stares right back. It’s your choice every day whether you want to pursue your purpose or not.
Jesus has called us to do several things: Feed the hungry, clothe the naked, visit the imprisoned, help the orphaned and widowed, and love our neighbor as ourselves. These are just a few things Jesus wants us to do.
He outlines our purpose in the Bible. And our purpose as Christians is the EXACT SAME.
The only things that are different are the people you serve and your location. However, your purpose is the same as mine: Do good works with the talents God has given us so that men praise our Father in heaven.
Our purpose isn’t a mystery. In fact, it’s blatantly obvious: Serve those around you, bring glory to God Almighty.
If you’re wondering what your purpose is, quiet your mind and think. Think about the people you interact with on the daily. How can you show Jesus to those people? You don’t have to get up and shout the Gospel to them. But you can live it out and always have an answer for when someone asks you why you believe in and serve Jesus. (1 Peter 3:15)
Look for the girl or guy who’s sitting alone. Go talk to them! Get to know them. Let them get to know you. Serve that rude person who never smiles; you may be the reason they smile that day. In fact, smile to everyone!
Make your world, wherever you are and whoever you interact with, a better place. Show Christ, spread your light and joy and HOPE that Jesus has given you to all people.
This is our purpose.
This is our calling.
Will we answer?