What is our purpose in life? How do we try to find fulfillment?
The Bible says that we are created by God to rule over his creation and to have a fruitful and satisfying relationship with him. However, since the beginning, we reject God's way in desiring to be our own gods.
Some of us explicitly reject what God calls good and do things that are harmful to us and others. Others of us accept what is right and live an upright life, but commit evil in our hearts. All of us commit sins no matter how hard we strive (Romans 3:10-12). As a consequence of our rejection of him and our sin, we are all under the judgment of God and on the road to eternal suffering (Hebrews 9:27).
The good news is that God loves us and wants to rescue and redeem us from our ways. He sent his son Jesus into the world to die and suffer the consequence on our behalf, and Jesus resurrected so that all who follow him may be restored to eternal life and be fulfilled in the way that God had originally intended (1 Peter 3:18).
Through the work of his son, God calls out to all of us to repent and turn away from our sins, and follow Jesus by accepting his provision for eternal life (Acts 2:37-40; Romans 10:9-10). By accepting God's calling through Jesus, he has made it possible to overcome sins and have a fulfilled outlook for our future (John 13-15; Ephesians 2).
If you haven't already, please consider the call for repentance and faith today. If you would like to know more, please feel free to contact any of the leaders at our church.