This is what the Lord says he who made you, who formed you in the womb, will help you. Isaiah 44:2a
Good news! You’re not an accident. You matter to God. Even before the universe was created, God had you in mind, and he planned you for His purposes. These purposes will extend beyond the years you’ll spend on earth. You were made to last forever!
Yet, searching for the purpose of life has puzzled people for thousands of years. That’s because we typically begin at the wrong starting point: ourselves. We ask self-centered questions like “What do I want to be? What should I do with my life? What are my goals, ambitions, and dreams for my future?” But focusing on ourselves will never reveal our life’s purpose. When we stop and think, it’s God who directs our lives.
Therefore, to find our purpose, we must begin in prayer asking God for His purpose. We were made by God and for God, and until we understand that, life isn’t going to make sense. It’s only in God that we’re able to discover our identity, meaning, purpose, significance, and destiny.