For I know the plans I have for you,” says the LORD. “They are plans for good and not for disaster, to give you a future and a hope. – Jeremiah 29:11 (NLT)
Sometimes, people aren’t nice to us. They do mean things, let us down, and just don’t get us. Sometimes, after we’ve been let down by people so much, we start to think that God is the same way.
It’s easy to fall into the trap of thinking that maybe God doesn’t really love us. Or perhaps, we wonder if He really does have a purpose for our lives. The truth is, God does love you. He does have good things in store for your life.
To God, you matter. It’s completely up to you whether you choose to believe that. You can believe that God will let you down as everyone else in your life has, or you can choose to believe that God is good. He has good things in store for you.
Today’s Take Away – God’s Purpose For You Is Good
God wants good things for you. He has good things in store for your future. You have got to choose to believe that. You’ve got to determine that nothing can or will change God’s love for you.
When you start to believe that, then you believe that God has a good plan and a good purpose for your life. You begin to realize that God has called you to something. As you walk daily in your relationship with God, He will begin to reveal purpose to you.
So today, choose to believe that God loves you and that His purpose for your life is good!
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Other Devotions About Purpose
- Day 1 – Your Identity Isn’t Your Purpose.
Making decisions about your future can seem really scary sometimes. Make them easier by realizing that your purpose is not your identity. Your identity can only be found in Jesus.
- Day 2 – Finding Purpose Takes Patience
God leads us and tells us that our steps are ordered by Him. He doesn’t tell us that He will reveal to us the whole journey.
- Day 3 – Finding Purpose Takes Faith
The key is on the journey to discovering your purpose is to not lose faith. It takes faith to follow God’s plan and His leading.
- Day 4 – Purpose Requires Action
You can daydream amazing things. You can get excited about things that you’d like the future to hold for you. In fact, you can even pray about God’s plan for your life, but if you don’t take action on those things, you won’t end up doing anything for God.
- Day 5 – God’s Purpose For You Is Good
God wants good things for you. He has good things in store for your future