THE BEST POSSIBLE LIFE

 

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God has given us a purpose for being on planet Earth and time is given us for the fulfillment of that purpose (Ecclesiastes 3:1). There is no dimmer switch in fulfilling our life’s purpose for we are either on purpose or off of our purpose.  Let me share a few words with their definitions and ask what you’d like out of life:

 

GOOD – favorable; suitable; OK; agreeable; adequate; satisfactory.

 

BETTER – more attractive; favorable; commendable; more advantageous or effective; improved in accuracy or performance; greater than half improved.

 

BEST – the greatest degree of good or excellence; excelling all others; a superlative to good; most productive of good, advantage, usefulness or satisfaction; to the greatest advantage; maximum effort; the most favorable circumstance.

 

I’m sure most people would choose “best” as to what they’d like out of life. The best possible life we can have on Earth is the one God planned for us. That is a life fulfilling His purpose or intention for our life. The power to be our best is in the discovery of our purpose and we can have it revealed to us (Galatians 1:15, 16). Part of that revelation comes to us as we respond to His calling for we are all called according to His purpose (2 Timothy 1:9). A calling is a summons and an invitation that requires a response. God doesn’t force or draft anyone into His army. He calls and we respond. All believers are called if you received Jesus (John 1:12), are born again, a new creation, or saved. We are also called to service and to function in some way as members of His Body, the Church.

 

As a child of God you are a part of the Church and the Greek word for Church is, “called out ones.” You are a called out one, called of God and have a calling to purpose. Your past condition, present circumstances, personal characteristics, or private concerns are no obstacle to God Who knew all about all of that when He called you to salvation. God can really use your life if you will let Him. It is time to find our place in the Body of Christ and begin to function with the gifts and graces we’ve been given. There are no unused members in His Body.

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Pastor John Rasicci is the founder and Pastor of Word of His Grace Church in Cuyahoga Falls, Ohio, where we are building people who are building the Church. Pastor's ministry mission is to help people discover God's dream for their Life, the Local Church, and the Last Days' Harvest. With a strong emphasis on the grace of God and with a prophetic voice, Pastor John preaches and teaches in churches, conferences, and crusades both locally and throughout the world. He has produced books, tapes, and other teaching materials to empower, enable, and equip Believers with the Word of God. Pastor John is married to his wife Candy who with their three children, Krista, Joanna, John Anthony, and two son-in-laws, Matt and Doug, serve together in the ministry. After graduating from Kent State University, Pastor John pursued a career in professional baseball before accepting the call to the ministry. He and his wife, Candy, received their ministry training from Rhema Bible Training Center in Tulsa, Oklahoma.

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