God gave you existence. Don't rest till you know why. Then pray that and pursue that with all your might.
Do you have a purpose? Purpose if very important in order to live, esp. when suffering or when trials come. If you know you are in God's will, it makes things a lot easier. The trial doesn't necessarily leave, but knowing God has a purpose for you can keep you going.
I have watched two people die a few years ago, who lost their purpose in life.They were old, but I truly believe they could have lived if they had found a new purpose in their lives. I also met a woman later than year, who was dying for a year. She was on palliative care. She found a new purpose, and now only walks with a cane. She found a sense of purpose and is happy to be alive
"The purpose in a man's heart is like deep water, but a man of understanding will draw it out." Prov. 20:5
Joseph in the Old Testament had a purpose, Moses had a purpose, David had a purpose, Solomon had a purpose, Nehemiah had a purpose, Israel had a purpose and Cyrus, the king of Persia had a purpose in God's plan.
Even Jesus had a purpose.
"but he said to them, “I must preach the good news of the kingdom of God to the other towns as well; for I was sent for this purpose.” Luke 4:43
"Then Pilate said to him, “So you are a king?” Jesus answered, “You say that I am a king. For this purpose I was born and for this purpose I have come into the world— to bear witness to the truth. Everyone who is of the truth listens to my voice.”" John 18:37.
"And we know that for those who love God all things work together for good, for those who are called according to his purpose." Romans 8:28.
So have you found your purpose? Could you share it with the group?
Marlene is doing better. Appears she may not have the Virus after all. Praise to the Great Physician.
Those God foreknew he also predestined to be conformed to the image of his Son, that he might be the firstborn among many brothers and sisters. Romans 8:29 Just before he passed away, Narayan Vaman Tilak (1861-1919), a famous convert to Christianity in India, wrote the following to a missionary friend: “Cease to be fathers and mothers, be real brothers and sisters, know how to...