8441 goals

8441 goals

Jesus Christ’s basic aim was to do his Father’s will. Believers have the same objective, which Jesus Christ and the Holy Spirit enable them to achieve.

God’s goals

To live with his people Lev 26:11-12 See also Ps 23:6; Zec 2:10; Jn 14:23; Rev 21:3

To build his church in Christ Mt 16:18 See also Eph 2:19-22; Rev 21:2

To perfect his church in Christ Eph 5:26-27 See also Ps 138:8; Php 1:6; Col 2:10

Jesus Christ’s goals

To do his Father’s will Jn 6:38 See also Mt 26:39 pp Mk 14:36 pp Lk 22:42; Jn 4:34; Jn 5:30; Heb 10:7,9

To preach the gospel Lk 4:43 pp Mk 1:38 See also Lk 4:18-19; Isa 61:1-2

To save the lost Lk 19:10 See also Mt 15:21-28 pp Mk 7:24-30; Lk 15:7 pp Mt 18:14; Lk 15:10

Jesus Christ achieved his goals Jn 17:4 See also Lk 13:32; Jn 12:31; Jn 19:28,30

Believers’goals

To please God 2Co 5:9 See also Ro 14:18; Eph 5:10,17; Col 1:9-10

To know God Php 3:8 See also Jn 17:3; Php 3:10; 2Pe 3:18

To be faithful to Jesus Christ Jn 15:4 See also Mt 10:22 pp Mk 13:13; Mt 24:13; Php 3:14; 2Ti 4:7; Heb 12:2; Rev 2:26

To love one another Jn 13:34 See also Mt 22:34-40 pp Mk 12:28-31 pp Lk 10:25-28; Jn 15:12; 1Co 13:13; 1Co 16:14; 1Ti 1:5; 1Jn 4:11-12

To live at peace Ro 12:18 See also Mk 9:50; 2Co 13:11; 1Th 4:11

To spread the gospel Mt 28:19-20 See also Ac 20:24; Ro 11:14; Ro 15:20; 1Co 9:16; 2Ti 4:2

To grow to maturity Eph 4:13 See also Mt 5:48; Ro 8:29; 2Co 3:18; 2Co 7:1; 2Co 13:11

Believers’final goal is heaven Rev 7:9-10 See also Jn 6:40; 1Co 15:51-52; 2Co 5:4-5; 1Th 4:17; 1Jn 3:2

God guarantees that believers will reach their goal Jn 14:2-3 See also Jn 6:39; Ro 8:38-39; Eph 1:13-14; Php 1:6; 2Ti 1:12; 2Ti 2:11-13; Rev 3:5,21

See also

1115God, purpose of
2354Christ, mission
5776achievement
5785ambition
5904maturity, spiritual
7027church, purpose
7031unity, God’s goal
8134knowing God
8206Christlikeness
8320perfection
8460pleasing God
8465progress