Keys to a Meaningful Life

by Rev. Sean Finnegan on October 6, 2013
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What is the meaning of life?
What is the reason to live?
Why are you here?
What are you living for?
In what ways does your life make a difference?
How do you lead a meaningful life?

Rick Warren’s Three Levels of Living
1. Survival
2. Success
3. Significance

Martin Seligman’s Three Levels of Happiness
1. Pleasant life
2. Good life
3. Meaningful life

Both put purpose at the pinnacle of human experience.

Jesus’ Purpose Statements
- To preach the Kingdom of God everywhere (Luke 4:43; Mark 1:38)
- To seek and save the lost (Luke 19:10; 1 Timothy 1:15; also Luke 4 in Nazareth)
- To call sinners to repentance (Mark 2:17; Acts 3:26)
- To give his life a ransom for many (Matthew 20:28; 1 John 4:10)
- To provide others with an abundant life (John 10:10)

As he was sent, so he sends us. (John 20:21)
We are his witnesses. (Luke 24:46-48)
Our great commission (Matthew 28:18-20)

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