I once bought a bag full of repair supplies and tools along with a large piece of plywood. It was hard to carry it all, so I set aside the plywood, took the supplies on ahead and came back or the unguarded plywood. Someone had taken it:( My eyes filled with tears. You may know someone who lost a bicycle or a purse in a similar way.
Our most precious items are even easier to lose because they are less concrete treasures like joy, peace, a friendship and God’s everlasting purpose. These treasures get lost in the rushes of our daily distractions.
Jesus had His Apostle Paul testify and warn: I did not shrink from declaring to you the whole purpose of God. Be on guard or yourselves and or all the flock, among which the Holy Spirit has made you overseers, to shepherd the church of God which He purchased with His own blood (Acts 20:27-28).
Yes you can lose God’s purpose for your life. Step back, think the Lord Jesus’ thoughts from the Holy Bible. Align the flurry of physical and mental activities to them.J
It was for freedom that Christ set us free; therefore keep standing firm and do not be subject again to a yoke of slavery (Galatians 5:1).