As a believer in Christ we know we are saved from hell, our judgment is washed by the blood of Christ and our sins are forgiven correcting our relationship with God, but these things do not answer the question of purpose and the reason for our creation in the first place. These are the issues we tend to look at when we are reaching out to people and are understood but what are we saved for? Why does God care so much that none should parish (2 Peter 3.9)?

Our small group is currently doing a study called Operation Worldview which deals with exactly this, what are we saved for? God did not create because he needed us to do things for Him. Creation is about worship and glorifying God (Luke 19.40).  Romans 1.20-21 tells us “For since the creation of the world God’s invisible qualities—his eternal power and divine nature—have been clearly seen, being understood from what has been made, so that people are without excuse. For although they knew God, they neither glorified him as God nor gave thanks to him…” Creation reveals His glory so no one is with excuse. As God’s people our purpose is to reveal His glory by preaching the Gospel so others will see His glory and join us in glorifying the Father, Son, and Holy Spirit (Trinity?).

We are not simply saved from being judged by our own works but we are also saved for something we were created for, glorifying God. Until one is saved one cannot fulfill that purpose as we are separated eternally from God. This purpose is where our hope should lay knowing that God alone is worthy of our glory.

Will you fulfill your purpose?