Knowing God’s Purpose For Your Life And How To Discover It

Finding your purpose

Written by Jane van Zundert

Hi, I am Jane, I am married and a mother of four. My mission in life is to inspire and motivate you, on how you can break free from fear, shame, and resentment and start creating a balanced life, so that you can begin to enjoy your total freedom and never get stuck again in life.

March 16, 2020

When you wake up in the morning without direction and no sign of progress in what you do. It is a sign that you are living a purposeless life and it can be very challenging and frustrating. There is nothing so disturbing, seeing everyone around you, making headway, having good relationships, seeing people around you living passionately, and you are struggling to come out of your bed in the morning. Then you know that there is something seriously wrong.

Thank God for His provision. God always has something in stock for you, all you need do is go before Him in prayers, ask God to show you your purpose in life. The Bible is full of God’s words of promises, that will help you navigates your way in life. All that is required of you is to ask. Nothing comes automatically without you asking.

Philippians 4;19 But my God shall supply all your need according to his riches in glory by Christ Jesus.

In this post, l will be giving you 5 tips that you might not be living in the purpose of God for your life. Then you will be given some key points on how to begin living a life of purpose and joyful and meaningful life in Christ.


1. Living a life of sin

Most at times, people don’t want to accept the fact that living a life of sin can be a hindrance to God’s given purpose for their lives. When you live sin openly or secretly, there is no way you will access your God-given talent. If you succeed, it might look very attractive, but the end of it will be destroyed. If you do not obey the rules and regulations of God as it is being handed over to you, you will not be able to live life to its fullness. This is one straightforward truth.

2. You are always sad and unhappy


If you always wake up in the morning with a sense of no direction, you feel very tired to step out of bed. It is a sign that you are not in God’s purpose for your life. You are unique in your own way, When God created you, He created you as a bundle of joy, and He has planned everything out for you, all you need to do is ask for it and begin to walk in it. Patience is mostly required when you discover your God’s given purpose, consistences, persistence is all needed in your purpose. The most important thing is when you are living in your God giving purpose you will enjoy peace and excitement in what you do.


When you feel totally stuck in a life that is a sign that you are not living life according to God’s will and purpose for you. When you are stuck in life, you may continue to walk around the same circle and spin the wheels with frustrated, you will be very distracted and feel that you do not know how you will end up. There is a sign of unfulfillment in all you do.

4. You don’t feel fulfilled when you are not living in God’s purpose for your life

Are you stuck with a job that has taken away your joy and peace? Are you feeling unfulfilled? It might just be a sign that you have wandered away from your God-given purpose. To be fulfilled and feel fulfilled comes from enjoying what you do. You are fulfilled when you do a job that is rewarding and has meaning in your life. It is all about your passion. But if otherwise, you will be needing a change.


When you are restless and aim aimlessly it is another sign that you are not living in God’s purpose. You cannot achieve anything without direction. People without direction, their years are being wasted without them realizing it. They are very excited about a thing but sooner or later the joy fades away they are no longer passionate about that thing. This is a sign that you are not living a life of God’s purpose. People without direction do not have a goal before them.




There is nothing prayer cannot do. When you walk in the Lord and pray to God to open your eyes of understanding to show your purpose in life, you will definitely get an answer. Matthew 7:7 says Ask, and it shall be given you; seek, and ye. shall find; knock, and it shall be opened unto you. For every one that asketh receiveth; and he that seeketh. findeth; and to him that knocketh it shall be opened.


Make the Bible your guideline. Study the word, God speaks to us through His word. So if you want to regain a purposeful life start today by digging into the scriptures, then you will begin to understands the heart of God.

3. Discover your talent and gifts

Everyone is unique in their ways. God has created you for a specific purpose. Try to discover the area you are good at and passionate about. God has given you very specific gifts and strengths so it is better to stay in that area to be able to fulfill your destiny.

4. Mastermind with positive people

Mastermind with positive people. Whatever you desire to achieve in life God already created. Finding your purpose in life is through others. You can be passionate about your talent but God will send people that will discover you and bring you to the limelight. God has already placed people ahead of you that will bring out the best in you.

5. Have a quiet moment

Taking time to think helps a lot in discovering your God-given talent, which will help you to start living a life of purpose. retreat moment has done a lot of wonders in people’s life. It does have to be that you traveled afar or go into the forest to be able to access your life purpose. It requires just some time alone.

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