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8 Resources to Help You Find God’s Purpose

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Whether you’re fresh out of college or been on your own for a long time, we all reach times where we wonder: “What’s next?” “Why am I here?” “Do I have a purpose?”

If this is you right now (or someone else you know), here are some resources that may help:

  1. Purpose Right Where You Are: Our friends at Reclaim Today posted this helpful article that walks you through how to find your purpose right where you are now.
  2. Also from Reclaim Today: 3 Tips for Discerning God’s Will
  3. Need help advising your children in the right way? Here is a devotional from Our Daily Bread called “Discerning Right Paths.
  4. Finding Your Purpose in Life: Posted by Our Daily Bread Singapore
  5. If you’re located in the United Kingdom, Our Daily Bread UK offers this resource: Your Heavenly Father Knows: Turning Worry into Worship (you may not have access from outside the UK).
  6. Oswald Chambers’s chapter called “Friendship with God” from My Utmost for His Highest turns our focus from seeking purpose to seeking God.
  7. In some stages of life, Loneliness can make us feel unneeded or without purpose. In the podcast God Hears Her, Elisa Morgan and Eryn Eddy discuss this and more. 
  8. Finding and Following Your God-Given Calling is an Our Daily Bread University course by Dr. Angie Ward (Denver Seminary). Dr. Ward helps you discover how God has gifted you and how you can use your gifts in your current circumstances and stage of life.

What scripture verses, advice, or resources have you found helpful in your search for God’s will? If you are signed into your Premier account, please share your answer in the comments below.