Whenever you hear the word worship, what comes first in your mind? Is it singing church songs, saying “hallelujah!”, or going to church? You are right about these things—but worship is far more than singing or doing church activities. It’s more than being piously attending church every Sundays, fasting, or giving tithes. WORSHIP IS A LIFESTYLE.

True worship sets your heart right before God. That is, whatever you do—whether you are eating, walking, reading, cooking, writing, or playing some sports—you offer it all to God. The bible admonishes us to offer ourselves as living sacrifices, holy and pleasing to God. Yes you have heard it right: We must offer our bodies as a living sacrifice. That means we must submit our mind, heart and body to God—not 89% or 99.5% but 100%!

Being a living sacrifice is not easy—because we can easily crawl off the altar anytime we want! So how do we guard ourselves from being drawn away by the world’s lust and continually walk with God?

We cannot do it—of course, because we are only humans. But with God’s help, we can. We may be weak, but God can make us strong. We may be tempted, but God can keep us from sinning. If you are in a tempting situation, you can be sure that you can get out of it. The bible says so:

-No temptation has seized you except what is common to man. And God is faithful; he will not let you be tempted beyond what you can bear. But when you are tempted, he will also provide a way out so that you can stand up under it.- (1 Corinthians 10:13)

-I can do all things through Christ who strengthens me-(Philippians 4:13)

See? There’s always a way out…:)

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Life is like a grass—one moment it’s there, and one moment it’s gone. Do you know how long are you going to stay breathing? The average lifespan of a person is 70; that is, if you live a healthy lifestyle. But there are uncontrollable circumstances that may shorten your brief stay on earth like accidents and sickness.

We tend to enjoy life: going to parties, drinking lots and lots of liquor till we puke, laughing out loud, having “moments” with our special someone and so much more. But what if your time on earth is up? Are you ready? Do you know where you are going when you die? Heaven? Or Hell?

We only get to spend at most 7 decades here on earth, and the rest will be spent on eternity. But why do we spend the rest of our lives wasting these years? We are fond of investing on the latest gadgets, dating, partying, working endlessly..the list can go on and on. If you think about it, the normal life cycle of a human being is this: being born, study and graduate from school, work a living, get married, have kids, retire, get old, and DIE…That’s it.

If you think that your life is all there is, then YOU ARE NOT LIVING AT ALL—You are just EXISTING. Living means you get to live a life at its fullest. Meaning, you get to know why you are placed here on earth, know your purpose, and carry out that purpose.

The question is—do you know your purpose in life? Have you done anything to find that purpose?

Think again. Are you LIVING? Or just EXISTING?

Life Without Purpose
-Author Unknown-

Life without purpose is barren indeed

There can't be a harvest unless you plant seed

There can't be attainment unless there's a goal

And man's but a robot unless there's a soul.

If we send no ships out, no ships will come in,

And unless there's a contest, nobody can win.

For games can't be won unless they are played,

And prayers can't be answered unless they are prayed.

So whatever is wrong with your life today

You'll find a solution if you kneel down and pray.

Not just for pleasure, enjoyment and health,

Not just for honors and prestige and wealth.

But pray for a purpose to make life worth living

And pray for the joy of unselfish giving.

For great is your gladness and rich your reward,

When you make your life's purpose the choice of the Lord.