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Coco - meant for more than shoe making
We settle -
Our plans vs. God’s purpose
Jeremiah 29:11 HCSB
For I know the plans I have for you” —this is the Lord’s declaration—“plans for your welfare, not for disaster, to give you a future and a hope.
Made on Purpose
Not an accident - not random
You are exactly who you should be
Known Fully
No one knows you better
Good and bad - nothing hidden
Psalm 139:1 HCSB
Lord, You have searched me and known me.
Living on Purpose
Worship -
Mark 12:30 HCSB
Love the Lord your God with all your heart, with all your soul, with all your mind, and with all your strength.
Living on Purpose
Fellowship - community
Psalm 133:1 HCSB
How good and pleasant it is when brothers live together in harmony!
Living on Purpose
Discipleship - becoming like Christ
Romans 8:29 HCSB
For those He foreknew He also predestined to be conformed to the image of His Son, so that He would be the firstborn among many brothers.
Living on Purpose
Ministry - you have a job to do
1 Peter 4:10 HCSB
Based on the gift each one has received, use it to serve others, as good managers of the varied grace of God.
Living on Purpose
Matthew 28:19–20 HCSB
Go, therefore, and make disciples of all nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit, teaching them to observe everything I have commanded you. And remember, I am with you always, to the end of the age.”
Powerful Plan
Eternity past - God planned for you
No accident where you are or live
God prepared you
Ephesians 2:10 HCSB
For we are His creation, created in Christ Jesus for good works, which God prepared ahead of time so that we should walk in them.
Don’t settle
“You can do something other than working with God in His purpose, but it will always be something lesser, and you couldn’t come up with something better.” -Steve Hawthorne
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