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Discovering Your Purpose

  • Jeremiah 29:11: “For I know the plans I have for you, declares the Lord, plans for welfare and not for evil, to give you a future and a hope.”
  • Proverbs 16:9: “The heart of man plans his way, but the Lord establishes his steps.”
  • Proverbs 16:3: “Commit to the Lord whatever you do, and he will establish your plans.”
  • Proverbs 16:9: “In their hearts humans plan their course, but the Lord establishes their steps.”
  • Ephesians 2:10: “For we are his workmanship, created in Christ Jesus for good works, which God prepared beforehand, that we should walk in them.”

Seeking God’s Will

  • Proverbs 3:5-6: “Trust in the Lord with all your heart, and do not lean on your own understanding. In all your ways acknowledge him, and he will make straight your paths.”
  • Psalm 37:23: “The steps of a man are established by the Lord, when he delights in his way.”
  • Psalm 119:105: “Your word is a lamp to my feet and a light to my path.”
  • Psalm 143:10: “Teach me to do your will, for you are my God! Let your good Spirit lead me on level ground!”
  • Matthew 6:33: “But seek first the kingdom of God and his righteousness, and all these things will be added to you.”

God’s Calling and Purpose

  • Romans 8:28: “And we know that in all things God works for the good of those who love him, who have been called according to his purpose.”
  • 1 Peter 2:9: “But you are a chosen people, a royal priesthood, a holy nation, God’s special possession, that you may declare the praises of him who called you out of darkness into his wonderful light.”
  • Psalm 57:2: “I cry out to God Most High, to God who fulfills his purpose for me.”
  • Ephesians 1:4-5: “For he chose us in him before the creation of the world to be holy and blameless in his sight. In love he predestined us for adoption to sonship through Jesus Christ, in accordance with his pleasure and will.”
  • Psalm 33:11: “But the plans of the Lord stand firm forever, the purposes of his heart through all generations.”

Living with Purpose

  • Colossians 3:17: “And whatever you do, whether in word or deed, do it all in the name of the Lord Jesus, giving thanks to God the Father through him.”
  • 1 Corinthians 10:31: “So, whether you eat or drink, or whatever you do, do all to the glory of God.”
  • Luke 19:10: “For the Son of Man came to seek and to save the lost.”
  • James 1:22: “But be doers of the word, and not hearers only, deceiving yourselves.”
  • Romans 8:28: “And we know that for those who love God all things work together for good, for those who are called according to his purpose.”