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The Goal of the Christian Life

By despoina in Faith & religious, Love & Jesus, Teachings on June 1, 2016

What is the goal of the Christian life, and how do we help one another get there? One old catechism says that our chief purpose in life is to glorify and enjoy God forever. This is true. We were created for God’s glory and to proclaim his praises (1 Corinthians 10:31; Ephesians 1:11-12; 1 Peter 2:9). We exist to worship God, and in order to be genuine, this worship must come from the heart. It must be an expression of our real feelings. We adore God above everything else, and we submit to his every command.

Make a joyful shout to God!

By despoina in News on May 12, 2016

Sing to the glory of his name! Offer glory and praise! Tell God, «How awesome are your deeds! Through the greatness of your power, your enemies submit themselves to you. All the earth will worship you, and will sing to you; they will sing to your name.»

Doing nothing for others is the undoing of ourselves.

By despoina in News on May 10, 2016

While we do our good works let us not forget that the real solution lies in a world in which charity will have become unnecessary. The hills bring the fruit of righteousness. He will judge the poor.

Hear my prayer, Yahweh. Listen to my petitions. In your faithfulness and righteousness, relieve me. Don’t enter into judgment with your servant, for in your sight no man living is righteous. For the enemy pursues my soul. He has struck my life down to the ground. He has made me live in dark places, as those who have been long dead.