Monday, April 21, 2014

THE PLANNER...YOUR PLANNER

For those who say "life all works out how it's meant to" - what a cop-out on taking responsibility for anything. According to your view, everything has happened by chance - there has been no governing force. In that statement there is no belief in a god or a God, there is just "what will be will be". Where is the hope in that? There is none!

Allow for a better perspective, one that is filled with hope and a future.  The governing force I believe-in demands that I have faith and that without faith it is impossible to please and/or understand God (Hebrews 11:6). I don't have The Universe telling me what I should do next in my life by some event just happening to work out in some way, shape, or form. I do have the Creator of the universe as my God and friend - leading, guiding, and directing my footsteps and/or decision-making.

I am here to tell you, there is no life in living a "just let the chips fall where they may" kind of lifestyle. There is purpose in life and the most fruitful, the most hopeful, the most blessed, the most helpful, and the best outlook is a purpose driven one.  However, you must have a relationship with The Planner, Jesus Christ, before executing this lifestyle effectively.  Why do I label Him - "The Planner" - because Jeremiah 29:11 describes Him that way.
  • For I know the plans I have for you," declares the LORD, "plans to prosper you and not to harm you, plans to give you hope and a future.
I am here speaking with purpose to someone that is operating in this nonchalant lifestyle. I have The Answer for your now and your future.  I have your hope.  I can't keep it inside.  I have to share it with you then the decision is yours as to what you do with this information.

Allow me to expose you to what Jesus, The Planner, said about Himself - Jesus answered, "I am the way and the truth and the life. No one comes to the Father except through me. (John 14:6)  He could have stopped after the first sentence - the declaration of who He is, but He continued.  The second sentence drives home the purpose of the first sentence - in case the reader did not get all the "the's" ("the way", "the truth", "the life"), Jesus says, "No one" approaches or has a relationship with Father God "except through me".

By accepting this relationship as the governing force in your life and discarding "life works out how it's meant to" thinking, you embrace purpose driven life. The Way, The Truth, and The Life - Jesus Christ - The Planner becomes Your Planner! (and there is none better!)