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Patches16

I am a christian and this is just my summation of what I believe based on what I have learned in scripture and in living a life as a "born again" christian. I believe that God made us for His Pleasure. Also that He wants an actual relationship with us. He enjoys and desires fellowship with His creation. And, that He made us in His own image, that while we are flesh, that flesh will one day die and our spirit will remain with Him forever, still in fellowship and togetherness when we have been "born again" through Jesus after sin had taken it's place in the world. In the Garden of Eden, he fellowshipped with them, blessed them, was Loving and kind. They were comfortable with God. He even wanted them to multiply and have more people to enjoy and love and fellowship with. So much, He wanted that, I believe, that He made a way for us to be reconciled back into fellowship with Himself when we got separated. And, I believe that we do learn in this day some specifics about our life and God's plan for each individual life as we are in that fellowship in this present day. We, of course, are not still in the Garden of Eden, but there is fellowship...through His Word (more below)

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written, by His Spirit, and through the Word made Flesh, which is Jesus. Our life is to be an honor to God, a testimony of God, a time of fellowship with God, much as the days in the Garden of Eden. I don't really think God changed His Plan and His Purpose for mankind. I just think sin interrered and caused the separation by the bad choices made in the Garden by man. So, although sin abounds, through Jesus and forgiveness, each person can have that fellowship with the Father, much as Adam and Eve did. They were in peace and had joy. Our "garden" in this day isn't the same. Sin is everywhere, yes, but we who have been reconciled to God through Jesus are to be a light in the darkness so those who don't know Him, will come to know the opportunity of reconciliation to God, because Jesus came and served God's Purpose to bring us back to God, and then went back to the Father's House to prepare mansions for His children and He will return for us. So, while we did not get to remain in the Garden of Eden, and our surroundings are far from how the Garden was, God did send to us, His Holy Spirit when we know God, we dwell in Him, abide in Him, learn of Him, share with others, pray for one another, love each other and await Jesus return. It is intended for mankind, All mankind. He wants the fellowship once had, such as with Adam and Eve. So, I believe our purpose is to be reconciled to our Maker through His Son, love others, pray for one another, be a living example of God's Love and spread the Good News that Jesus loves us and has made a way for us to be reconciled back unto Him with the wonderful Truth that we will never have to be separated again.
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I will add that I believe He wants to enjoy every good and perfect thing. I believe we are to laugh and partake of good on a daily basis. To work, to rest, even is a time we cry, but, I do believe He wants us fulfilled and blessed, even filled with joy and living a strong life. And, these are blessings from Him. He wants us to enjoy and love one another!
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TheHarem
Patches.........it's now almost 1am where I live. I want you to know that I sat here and waited for you to finish the rest of your answer so I could read it in it's entirety. I knew there would be much wisdom in your words.
Profound answer! Thankyou so much. You are blessed.
Now I can go to bed. Chuckle :)
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God Bless You, TheHarem. I love reading your answers too. Thank you for reading and enjoying. I love my sisters in Christ. Good nite! And, we do get encouraged by each other, myself included!
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Amen!
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To live life to its fullest...

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To find out what's at the end

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No, I don't think so. That's the sort of crap Christians and stuff go on about. Because what happens when there is nothing at the end?
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I just hope there is something
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Depends. Religious purposes are mostly crap. Some people might go on about fate and crap. You could say the purpose is to enjoy life or to contribute to society. However there is no actual purpose that we can possibly know of.

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I believe everyone has a different answer for this. My best advice is to look with in yourself and ask yourself the same thing. Whatever it is you feel you were put on this earth to do, be, or experience then go for it! I honestly believe my purpose in life is to be a mother...I don't have kids yet but want them more than anything in this world. Good luck on your journey to the answer =)

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To worship me...

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To give it your own goals and finish them before you die.

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no 2 people can have the same purpose. mine right now is to be a mother

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JamesKaeberle

We were born to Worship and have Fellowship with God. And to be obedient to His Word ( The Bible ).

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Living.

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PrudenceBadBabe

To d i e. That's what I think, It's like everything you work for leaves once you pass....what's the point of working for something if it's just going to be taken away from you?

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To love God and be loved by God

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The purpose of life is summed up in Proverbs 3:5,6 "Trust in Jehovah with all your heart and do not lean upon your own understanding. In all your ways take notice of him, and he himself will make your paths straight." If our heavenly father gave us life, then he deserves our love and worship.

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To have fun (without it causing harm to others).

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To give us the free will to decide wether to follow God or satan.

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