I admit that I haven’t yet acquired the absolute fullness that I’m pursuing, but I run with passion into His abundance so that I may reach the purpose that Jesus Christ has called me to fulfil and wants me to discover.
— Phil 3:12, Passion Translation
...God planned in advance our destiny and the good works we would do to fulfil it!
— Ephesians 2:10
I don’t depend on my own strength to accomplish this;
— Phil 3:13, Passion Translation
There has never been the slightest doubt in my mind that the God who started this great work in you would keep at it and bring it to a flourishing finish on the very day Christ Jesus appears.
— Philippians 1:6, The Message
Work willingly at whatever you do, as though you were working for the Lord rather than for people.
— Colossians 3:23 (NLT)
Stop imitating the ideals and opinions of the culture around you, but be inwardly transformed by the Holy Spirit through a total reformation of how you think. This will empower you to discern God’s will as you live a beautiful life, satisfying and perfect in his eyes.
— Romans 12:2
It's in Christ that we find out who we are and what we are living for...part of the overall purpose he is working out in everything and everyone.
— Ephesians 1:11-12 (Message)
For everything, absolutely everything...got started in him and finds its purpose in him.
— Colossians 1:16 (Message)
Never doubt God’s mighty power to work in you and accomplish all this. He will achieve infinitely more than your greatest request, your most unbelievable dream, and exceed your wildest imagination! He will outdo them all, for his miraculous power constantly energizes you.
— Ephesians 3:20 (Passion Translation)
Because his heart was focused on the joy of knowing that you would be his, he endured the agony of the cross and conquered its humiliation, and now sits exalted at the right hand of the throne of God!
— Hebrews 12:2 (Passion Translation)