Goal, Purpose, Intent, Ambition…

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We are made in the image of God.  Therefore, as He is able to formulate and act according to purpose, so also are we.  Here is but a sampling of this idea.

Romans 8:28  –  “And we know that God causes all things to work together for good to those who love God, to those who are called according to His purpose.”

2 Corinthians 5:9  –  “Therefore we also have as our ambition, whether at home or absent, to be pleasing to Him.”

1 Timothy 1:5  –  “But the goal of our instruction is love from a pure heart and a good conscience and a sincere faith.”

1 Timothy 4:7  –  “…discipline yourself for the purpose of godliness;”

1 Peter 2:21  –  “For you have been called for this purpose, since Christ also suffered for you, leaving you an example for you to follow in His steps,”

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