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Grow in Reason, Purpose and Cause

God’s desire for us is to grow in reason. He wants us to mature so that we will understand the “why” of life.

GROW – Reason, Purpose, Cause for Growth

TEXT: Ephesians 3:14-17 (ESV) 14For this reason I bow my knees before the Father, 15from whom every family in heaven and on earth is named, 16that according to the riches of his glory he may grant you to be strengthened with power through his Spirit in your inner being, 17so that Christ may dwell in your hearts through faith—that you, being rooted and grounded in love,

 

GROW IN REASON, PURPOSE, and CAUSE                Ephesians 3:14For this reason I bow my knees before the Father,

Ephesians 3:15-16from whom every family in heaven and on earth is named, 16that according to the riches of his glory he may grant you to be strengthened with power through his Spirit in your inner being,

 

THERE IS A REASON FOR EVERYTHING

Ecclesiastes 3:1-8 1For everything there is a season, and a time for every matter under heaven: 2a time to be born, and a time to die; a time to plant, and a time to pluck up what is planted; 3a time to kill, and a time to heal; a time to break down, and a time to build up;
4a time to weep, and a time to laugh; a time to mourn, and a time to dance; 5a time to cast away stones, and a time to gather stones together; a time to embrace, and a time to refrain from embracing;
6a time to seek, and a time to lose; a time to keep, and a time to cast away; 7a time to tear, and a time to sew; a time to keep silence, and a time to speak; 8a time to love, and a time to hate; a time for war, and a time for peace.

 

WHY? “WHY DO THE HEATHEN RAGE,..” Ps.2

WHY? “Why stand so far off Lord or

    Why do you hide from me during my times of trouble” Ps.10

WHY? Have you forsaken me?-Why art you helping me? Ps.22

 

ANSWER? Psalm 42:5 5Why are you cast down, O my soul, and why are you in turmoil within me? Hope in God; for I shall again praise him, my salvation (my God).

 

             1 Peter 3:15but in your hearts honor Christ the Lord as holy, always being prepared to make a defense to anyone who asks you for a reason for the hope that is in you; yet do it with gentleness and respect,

 

Ephesians 3:14For this reason I bow my knees before the Father.

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