Covering topics on religion, philosophy and life, this blog attempts to make biblical truths simple for the average believer. As porridge is soft to aid digestion, so the blog contents are easily understood.
However, there is also meaty stuff for those who aspire to go deeper. The relevance of the Bible in our daily life (areas such as finances, sex, marriage, health and emotional healing) is also dealt with.
find purpose in life, we cannot place personal fulfillment above His will. For
God already has a predetermined plan for our life. He is the Potter and we are
not about us. It's about God and what He wants to do in our life.
we think it is possible to know God’s calling for our lives?
we think God is willing and able to show it to us?
can we know His calling for our lives?
destiny for our lives has already been determined even while we are in our
mother’s womb: "I knew you before I formed you in your mother's womb. Before you were born I set you apart and appointed you as my prophet to the nations" (Jeremiah 1:5).
we seek Him earnestly, He will show us His plans for our lives:
I know the plans I have for you,” declares the Lord, “plans to prosper you and
not to harm you, plans to give you hope and a future. Then you will call on me
and come and pray to me, and I will listen to you. You will seek me and find me
when you seek me with all your heart” (Jeremiah 29:11-13).
is not only willing but able to lead and guide us if we trust in Him:
will instruct you and teach you in the way you should go;
will counsel you with my loving eye on you.
not be like the horse or the mule,
have no understanding
must be controlled by bit and bridle
they will not come to you” (Psalm 32:8-9).
in the Lord with all your heart
and lean not on your own understanding;
in all your ways submit to him,
he will make your paths straight” (Proverbs 3:5-6).
well-meaning believers are deeply involved in a particular ministry—meeting
diverse needs, spreading themselves thin, “fighting fires” with leaky hoses and
blunt axes. But if they don’t have a clear understanding of their primary
calling in life, they won’t be effective.
and theologian, Dr Ramesh Richard, once challenged some leaders to reduce their
life work to one word, which to him is “proclamation”. We too need to find that
“one word” that best describes our life work.
we have no sense of calling in life, we tend to drift along in life like