The meaning of life

The meaning of life - The meaning of life is to live for...

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Dave Planer Theology What is the meaning of life? This is a daunting question. When asking people a question such as this one, you get a lot of variations of the same general answers. Most Christians, when asked, would say that the meaning of life is to live for Christ, or some variation of that. Most unbelievers would say it is to enjoy your life to its fullest, utilizing the greatest amount of temporary pleasures. This difference is because Christians believe that our life belongs to Christ, and that for us to live it for ourselves is the biggest insult to our savior. Unbelievers do not actually have a point in their life besides living it. They live and then they die. They try to spend the time they have “enjoying” life’s pleasures and excitements and possibly bettering the lives of others.
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Unformatted text preview: The meaning of life is to live for Christ, and to strive to lead others to him. In the gospels of the bible it is written that we should become “fishers of men.” This is called the “great commission.” In Hebrews 10:24 it says to “spur one another on to love and good deeds.” In order to live life like it was meant for us to live it, we must not only worry about ourselves and our own edification, but we must worry about our brothers and sisters in Christ and also the lost men and women in the world. We must keep ourselves in line with biblical principles and Christ-likeness, but we also must edify each other in God’s glory. We must offer up encouragement and discipline to help each other in this wild journey. In these acts may we find the true meaning of life....
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