The Meaning of LIFE
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The world is falling apart around us and human lives are broken...the answer is simple:

Humans were not designed to live without God!
He's the only source of all things good. He's the only source of life itself and that life was designed to be healthy, happy and abundant. He created you because He knew you and loved you before you were born. He knew your imperfections, failures and every bad thing you would ever do, and yet, He wanted to be with you anyway. The reason you exist is to have an intimate, passionate, personal relationship with Him and if you have anything less than that, you've missed the very source and meaning of life. God doesn't want religion, He wants relationship. Going to church isn't enough...God wants you to love Him back! He cannot give you a life of joy and peace apart from Himself because no such thing exists.

So, why does God seem far away, and life so difficult?

The Bible gives this clear answer:
"Surely, the arm of the Lord God isn't too short to save, nor is His ear too deaf to hear, but the wrong motives of your heart have separated you from your God; your sins have hidden His face from you."

Sin separates you from God, your only source of life, and that separation results in spiritual death. That death causes the pain and suffering of this world, and look at how all of us have experienced this:

Many suffer daily under the weight of loneliness and depression.
How much of your life is filled with stress, boredom, or disappointment?
Who hasn't felt betrayed, rejected or abandoned at one time or another?
Who hasn't felt the overwhelming grief of a funeral or broken relationships?
Do you ever feel ashamed about yourself or wounded by things others have done to you?
Are there things in your life that have a strong control over you, like anger, lust or fear?
Do you seek pleasure or comfort from food, drugs, alcohol, or sex, only to find it's never enough?

How do we cope with the ever increasing wars and rumors of war, earthquakes, hurricanes, tsunamis, fires, floods and mudslides? How do we hide from droughts, famines, disease, poverty, political corruption, genocide, and economic disaster? How do we fix racism, terrorism, addictions, insomnia, insanity, suicide, abuse, murder, eating disorders, divorce, broken homes and broken hearts?

fiery car crash No amount of money, power, fame or education can save you.
If money and material possessions could make humans happy, Americans would be endlessly drunk with pleasure, but they're not, they're stressed, angry and restless - always wanting something more!


Everyone knows, if you stop eating - your body will die.
But, what about your spirit?

Jesus Christ said:  "The bread of God is that which comes down out of Heaven and gives life to the world, I am the bread of life."

Why is sin so destructive...
and, why does it make God sad and angry?

Mankind was created to be like God. Not equal to Him, but like Him in His character and desires. What God desires is always clean and pure because He is always pure, and this is why sin is personal to Him. God doesn't make up random rules and selfish guidelines - when He teaches us not to lie, it's because He would never lie. He doesn't just make up a standard - He is the standard. Therefore, when you sin, you're committing a crime against God Himself; you are being the opposite of what God is, and you are being the opposite of what you were designed to be. Since He is perfect and good, He cannot lower Himself down to our corrupt standard in order to be close to us, He must raise us up to Him.

What is sin?
woman praying Things like: greed, hate, jealousy, gossip, lying, stealing, sexual immorality, backstabbing, selfish ambition, strife, drunkenness, arrogance, murder and witchcraft. The problem is not just the things you do, but even the evil thoughts and sinful desires of your heart. The Bible says that as the end grows near, human hearts will grow colder and they will be lovers of self, lovers of money, proud, reckless, abusive, violent, rebellious, ungrateful, unholy, unforgiving, unmerciful, unloving, untrustworthy, cruel, disrespectful, without self control, haters of good, and lovers of pleasure rather than lovers of God. The evidence is all around us. A world where sex and violence saturate everything from advertising to music and entertainment. We see it in the millions of bitter comments posted to forums, social media and YouTube. The daily news is almost unbearable, and yet, evil attitudes have become so common, that most people are blind to how dark our world is, and now think it's normal.

God sees every selfish thing you do. Every hurtful thing. Every deception. Every lustful thought. Nothing is hidden. Every one of us is going to die, then stand before Him and answer for our life - every thought, every word and every deed! But, it's a privilege to be made aware of your sins today- God is giving you an opportunity to make a change before it's too late.

How can anyone live up to God's standard?
You can't...without His help. But, He wants to forgive you for all the wrong things you've done and He desperately wants to save your life from destruction. He's wants to use His power, His strength and His authority to set you free from sinful desires and give you a pure heart. God desires to make peace with you now and avoid having to judge you with a harsh, everlasting judgment!

Good News!
God came to earth as Jesus Christ and sacrificed Himself to pay for your sins and give you a new life! The God who created the universe allowed Himself to be poor, humiliated, rejected, abused and murdered to get you back into His life. He gave His life to pay for yours so that He could heal your wounds, clean you up and provide for you. Jesus has already proven how far He's willing to go to bring you back, forgive the past, and start over. It's easy to see why those who reject His hand of mercy now, will not receive it when their life is over!

What Jesus will do for you
Jesus Christ came to earth as more than a spiritual teacher or a prophet, because we need more than that. He came as one who rescues...a savior! This is the difference between the religions of the world and a true love relationship with God: false religions of the world expect you to become holy by your own human power and accomplishments, which isn't possible. People create religion as set of rules that makes the outside look better, but true holiness is about having a changed heart. If your heart isn't changed, your actions will always fall short. As your heart is changed on the inside, then your actions on the outside will start to reflect the very nature of God. Our thoughts and desires need to be made clean, but there isn't anyone or anything that has the power to change a person from the inside out except Jesus Christ. Jesus said, "I am the way and the truth and the life, no one can come to Father God except through me," and God's word plainly states: "Salvation is found in no one else, for there is no other name under heaven given to mankind by which we must be saved".

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Where to go from here
Ask Jesus to come in and take control of your life. Give yourself to Him and agree that He's God and you're not. Be honest and admit your sins. For those willing to turn from the filthy things, no sin or amount of sin is too great to be forgiven, God has spilled His own blood to make sure of that. He promises, "if you seek me with your whole heart, you will find me"; "draw near to God and He will draw near to you." Worshipful prayer is your pathway to Jesus. He is always waiting, and always near, for He has brought His heavenly spiritual realm close enough that you can reach out and take hold of it through prayer! No need to beg or grovel - "there is no condemnation for those who are in Jesus Christ"...He wants you to find rest in Him.

door key Perhaps you feel Jesus tugging at your heart, even now, as you read this, asking you to open up the door of your life and let Him in! Sadly, many will never open that door because they love darkness more than they love light. Many value their lifestyle of sin more than they value God's love and approval, and some are just too proud to let God be the Master of their life. Many will go on attending church but only playing religion. Most will go on perfecting a life of selfish ambition. How every human being spends eternity is decided right now, and when you least expect it, the grave arrives, and your fate is sealed. All your trophies and material possessions will be worthless at your funeral.

a funeral If you reject Jesus Christ and His generous offer to take you into His house, He will be both heartbroken and angry, but He will not force anyone to follow. He doesn't want slaves forced into submission; He wants a family willing to give their hearts in sincere devotion. But those who have lived their lives for themselves will spend eternity experiencing the horrible freedom from God that they demanded! Without Him, you will have nothing to look forward to but an empty life of struggle, a final angry judgment, never ending separation from God, and the torment of eternal death in Hell.

Human life doesn't have to end in tragedy!
God's Word clearly states that He has been "patient, not wanting any to perish but for all to come to repentance." And again, He makes His heart known through the prophet, "as surely as I live declares the Lord God, I take no pleasure in the death of the wicked, but rather that they would turn from their sinful ways and live, turn back, turn back from your evil ways, why must you die...!" God's perfect and priceless gift of Jesus Christ is good news, but it's not a negotiation, it's an ultimatum; He doesn't want partnership, He wants ownership. His love is irresistible and His judgment is inescapable, therefore, we are left to answer His passionate appeal as recorded in the Bible:

"Today I call upon Heaven and Earth to be my witness against you that I have set before you the options of life or death, blessings or curses, choose life!"-God

Life is short.
Turn now while you still have a chance!

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