Written By Benjamin Dankaka
The real secret to fulfilling your divine assignment is found in the scriptures.
Paul said, “For we are God’s handiwork, created in Christ Jesus to do good works, which God prepared in advance for us to do.” This statement reiterates God’s original plan for us. Recall that when God created Adam His plan was for man to rule the earth. Like every other thing that God created, man was created to influence the world. Paul needed to stress this point because man has been held captive by the wicked ways of this world. In contrast to doing good works, man has been preoccupied by evil and meaningless endeavors.
The real secret to fulfilling your divine assignment is found in the scriptures. The Bible is the manual for fulfilling God’s will for our lives. Just as people have to study laws before becoming lawyers, we all have to study the scriptures in order to learn how to fulfill God’s specific plan for us. So the Bible is not just a book that talks about the history of a people. Also, don’t think of the Bible as a book containing a set of laws for religious people. The Bible is God’s instructive manual aimed at helping you fulfill His will.
Prayer: Dear Lord, reveal your purpose for me. Amen.
REFERENCES/FURTHER STUDY: Ephesians 2:1-10; Genesis 1:26-28.
Unless otherwise stated all scripture quotations are from the Holy Bible, New International Version.