Wednesday, 30 April 2008

The chief end of man

In 1691, Brother Lawrence, a cook in a monastery, was on his death bed. As his friends gathered around him he said “I am not dying. I am just doing what I have been doing these past 40 years and doing what I expect to be doing for all eternity!”

"What is that" he was asked. He quickly replied “I am worshipping the God I love!”

Worshipping God – that was primary for Brother Lawrence. He was dying but that was secondary. He knew why he had been born into this world and why he had been born again.

Your perspective shapes your life, and Brother lawrence is still worshipping God. The chief end of man is to glorify God and to enjoy him forever

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