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Why Am I Here?

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  • Estimated shipping date: Monday, October 23 (Click for more details)
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  • Format: Folded Gospel Tract
  • Paper: Gloss Text
  • Size: 3.5" x 5.5"
  • Pages: 4
  • Versions: KJV, NKJV

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The full text of this gospel tract is shown below in the KJV version. (It is also available in NKJV. Select the one you want to order using the “Version” buttons above.)

Have you ever looked up into the night sky and asked "Why am I here?" If you have, you're certainly not alone—most people, if not everyone, have had these thoughts at one time or another. If you had to answer that question right now, would you say "To be a good parent" or "To find a cure for a disease" or "Because I'm a good athlete" or "To make others happy" or possibly "I don't know"? Whatever your answer is, the fact that we ask "Why am I here?" reveals something very important about us. It shows that we have a sense that we have a purpose—that there is more to life than simply what we can see or touch or taste or hear.

Think about this: have you ever seen an animal—a dog or cat, or even a chimpanzee—wondering about the meaning of life? Granted, you can't tell what an animal is thinking, but have you ever seen an animal pray, or construct a temple, or make an idol, or kneel in worship? Of course not! On the other hand, every human culture involves the worship of something. Why is this? The reason is simply that animals do not have what all people possess—a spirit. Our God-given spirit is what gives us the ability to know and worship the One who has created us and loves us.

Our spirit is no less a part of us than are our bodies and minds. Sadly, though, we become so good at drowning out our spirit that we seldom notice it at all. We flood our senses with music and movies and food and drink; we flood our minds with work and school. Then, when our spirit reminds us "There is something you need," we often try in vain to meet the emptiness within us with the philosophy "Eat, drink, and be merry." Sometimes we think "If I only had more money, then I could be happy." But many wealthy and famous people have tried to find happiness and fulfillment through every luxury and every pleasure that money can afford, only to end up more unhappy and miserable than they had been before. This is because until we address our spiritual needs, we cannot possibly be fulfilled.

So what do we need? Well, if your car wasn't running right, you would look in the owner's manual, or take it to the repair garage. You certainly wouldn't take it to the grocery store or beauty salon for a tune-up! The same goes for us: we need to go straight to the source and see what God's "owner's manual"—the Bible—says about His purpose in creating us. There God clearly states, "I have created [man] for My glory" (Isaiah 43:7).

Naturally, we all live for our own glory. In order to live for the glory of God we need a new spiritual life, purpose, and nature from God. The "Manual" says the problem is that "All have sinned, and come short of the glory of God" (Romans 3:23). It also says, "The spirit of man is the candle of the Lord, searching all the inward parts" (Proverbs 20:27). God uses the spirit He has put inside us to reveal the darkness of our sin and produce a sense of our need of salvation and a relationship with the One who has created us. For this to happen, our sins must be washed away.

God loves us so much that He sent Jesus into this world to take our place—to bear the punishment for our sins, so we don't have to. The Bible says "If thou shalt confess with thy mouth the Lord Jesus, and shalt believe in thine heart that God hath raised him from the dead, thou shalt be saved" (Romans 10:9).

Trust Jesus as your Saviour, and all your sins will be washed away, and you can begin a relationship with God that will result in living for His glory. Once you are saved, you can ask with the apostle Paul, "Lord, what wilt thou have me to do?" Then, by following God's guidance through His Spirit and His Word, you will no longer wonder "Why am I here?" but rather live a life of meaning and purpose, with the joy and satisfaction that comes from knowing and fulfilling His plan for you.

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