Invitation to Joy
September 29, 2022
"Rejoice in the Lord, always. Again, I say rejoice!" (Philippians 4:4)
What is the point of our existence? People often wrestle with this kind of question or something like it. The Westminster Confession, one of the official Confessions of my denomination (written in the 1640s) opens with this question: What is the chief end of man? In more contemporary language we might ask: What is the ultimate purpose, goal or hope of humanity? The answer from Westminster: to glorify God and enjoy God forever.
Ok. But how do we do that? What does enjoying God look like? I wonder if we might hear this as...