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Living a life of purpose

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Purpose is a discovery.

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Living a life of purpose

  1. 1. LIVING A LIFE OF PURPOSE PRESENTED BY SCOTT ODIGIE
  2. 2. REFERENCE “Before I shaped you in the womb, I knew all about you. Before you saw the light of the day, I had holy plans for you: A prophet to the nations-that’s what I had in mind for you.” Jer.1:5 (MSG).
  3. 3. OBJECTIVE To redefine the power and principle of purpose.
  4. 4. WHAT IS NOT PURPOSE? 1. Purpose is not having a secured job
  5. 5. WHAT IS NOT PURPOSE? 2. Purpose is not occupying a leadership position.
  6. 6. WHAT IS NOT PURPOSE? 3. Purpose is not wealth.
  7. 7. WHAT IS NOT PURPOSE? 4. Purpose is not talent.
  8. 8. WHAT IS NOT PURPOSE? 5. Purpose is not having a college degree.
  9. 9. WHAT IS PURPOSE? It is God’s original intention for a man to be and to do.
  10. 10. INTRODUCTION The most important discovery in life is the discovery of purpose. Gen.1:28.
  11. 11. INTRODUCTION Purpose is not just living but finding fulfilment in living.
  12. 12. POWER OF PURPOSE 1. Purpose is the master key to fulfilment in life.
  13. 13. POWER OF PURPOSE 2. Purpose gives meaning to life.
  14. 14. POWER OF PURPOSE 3. Purpose gives direction to living.
  15. 15. POWER OF PURPOSE 4. Purpose gives a sense of significance and responsibility.
  16. 16. POWER OF PURPOSE 5. Purpose births excitement and passion for living.
  17. 17. POWER OF PURPOSE 6. Purpose streamlines a man’s life.
  18. 18. POWER OF PURPOSE 7. Purpose brings a man into the right relationships.
  19. 19. POWER OF PURPOSE 8. Purpose brings the right resources into your life; pays for your needs.
  20. 20. POWER OF PURPOSE 9. Purpose brings dignity; self esteem.
  21. 21. POWER OF PURPOSE 10. Purpose explores human ingenuity.
  22. 22. POWER OF PURPOSE 11. Purpose gives a sense of humility and a sense of contentment.
  23. 23. POWER OF PURPOSE 12. Purpose creates the right opportunities.
  24. 24. WHAT DOES IT MEAN TO BE LIVING A LIFE OF PURPOSE? 1. Sense of significance; sense of being great; conviction about the reality of your future at all time.
  25. 25. WHAT DOES IT MEAN TO BE LIVING A LIFE OF PURPOSE? 2. Means you’re doing what you love/passionate to do, doing what you’re good at and accomplishing what’s important to you per time.
  26. 26. WHAT DOES IT MEAN TO BE LIVING A LIFE OF PURPOSE? 3. Living with a sense of mission to please God and add value to the society and humanity at every point in time.
  27. 27. WHAT DOES IT MEAN TO BE LIVING A LIFE OF PURPOSE? 4. To live with the understanding of God’s original intention/mandate/assignment for your life per time.
  28. 28. WHAT DOES IT MEAN TO BE LIVING A LIFE OF PURPOSE? 5. To live with an understanding of your individuality (personality, passion, potential, vision, etc) without comparing yourself with others.
  29. 29. HOW TO ALIGN WITH PURPOS? 1. Stay connected with your source: call unto me and I will show you great and mighty things (including purpose) which you do not know.
  30. 30. HOW TO ALIGN WITH PURPOS? 2. Carry out a personal self-help test on your potential: What one thing (s) do you do: -That brings you utmost fulfillment and joy. -That brings out your genius. -That brings honor and respect to you. -Without sweat or struggles.
  31. 31. -Excellently well with little or no formal education, but inherent. -That attracts people to you. More than normal. -That boosts your self-esteem. -That you sense it is God’s grace working in you. -It was not your ambition, but stumbled into it by experience. -That you do with passion, and all your zest.
  32. 32. HOW TO ALIGN WITH PURPOS? 3. Stay with the scriptures and the right anointed books, by anointed interpreters. (Luke 4:16-20, 1 Cor.2:9&10)
  33. 33. HOW TO ALIGN WITH PURPOS? 4. Apprenticeship: Who are the success- stories you tend to gravitate towards and willing to learn from them? Apprenticeship is not by choice, but by destiny. For Joshua, there is Moses. For every Elisha, there is Elijah. For every Peter there is Jesus. For every Ruth, there is Naomi. For every Moses there is Bethuel.
  34. 34. HOW TO ALIGN WITH PURPOS? 5. Stay with the right associates:
  35. 35. HOW TO ALIGN WITH PURPOS? 6. Stay with the right values and principles: Jesus told His brothers that my time is not your time.
  36. 36. CONCLUSION When the purpose of a thing is not known abuse is inevitable. Thank you for listening.

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