Everyone has a God-given purpose

Many are seeking a clearer sense of purpose. Recently discharged military veterans, college graduates, retirees, and workers who have lost longtime jobs often find themselves at a crossroads, wondering which way to turn. Those whose family situations have been disrupted may feel cast adrift and long for direction. People struggling with addictions often report being attracted to drugs or alcohol because they feel lost and aimless. And those who suffer from depression typically lack a sense of meaning and purpose.

But there is a way forward. Everyone has a God-given purpose. The key to discovering it is to learn more about God and our role in spiritual creation.

The first chapter of the Bible tells us that God is the creator of all, and that He saw everything He had made as “very good” (Genesis 1:31). God, as Christian Science explains, is infinite Mind, the intelligence of the universe. All action of God has a purpose. Therefore, all of God’s children have a purpose, too. The fact that we exist means we have a reason for being. We are made to express all the qualities of God, good, such as love, intelligence, grace, inspiration, and integrity. 

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