Purpose/Passion

My fundamental life-commitment and purpose, the very reality that drives me on a daily basis, is progressively to honor the Triune God in  bringing glory to Jesus of Nazareth.  

It is based on the Westminster Short Catechism:

“Man’s chief end is to glorify God,[1] and to enjoy him forever.”[2]

In the process of doing this, it is my passion to become the passionate husband and father and professor, who rejects passivity, expects a greater reward, accepts responsibility and leads courageously [3] in light of Jesus’ example by the power of the Holy Spirit.

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[1] 1 Corinthians 10:31. Whether therefore ye eat, or drink, or whatsoever ye do, do all to the glory of God. Romans 11:36. For of him, and through him, and to him, are all things: to whom be glory for ever. Amen.

[2] Psalm 73:24-26. Thou shalt guide me with thy counsel, and afterward receive me to glory. Whom have I in heaven but thee? and there is none upon earth that I desire beside thee. My flesh and my heart faileth: but God isthe strength of my heart, and my portion for ever.
John 17:22, 24. And the glory which thou gavest me I have given them; that they may be one, even as we are one… Father, I will that they also, whom thou hast given me, be with me where I am; that they may behold my glory, which thou hast given me: for thou lovedst me before the foundation

[3] See The Quest for Authentic Manhood 

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