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The Missionary’s Predestined Purpose

My Utmost His Highest

"Now the Lord says, who formed Me from the womb to be His Servant . . ." (Isaiah 49:5)

The first thing that happens after we recognize our election by God in Christ Jesus is the destruction of our preconceived ideas, our narrow-minded thinking, and all of our other allegiances — we are turned solely into servants of God’s own purpose. The entire human race was created to glorify God and to enjoy Him forever. Sin has diverted the human race onto another course, but it has not altered God’s purpose to the slightest degree. And when we are born again we are brought into the realization of God’s great purpose for the human race, namely, that He created us for Himself. . . We must continually keep our soul open to the fact of God’s creative purpose, and never confuse or cloud it with our own intentions. . . Beware lest you forget God’s purpose for your life. (read more) (purchase)

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