The Purpose Driven Life: What on Earth Am I Here For?

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Zondervan, Mar 17, 2009 - Religion - 336 pages
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Another Landmark Book by Rick Warren. You are not an accident. Even before the universe was created, God had you in mind, and he planned you for his purposes. These purposes will extend far beyond the few years you will spend on earth. You were made to last forever! Self-help books often suggest that you try to discover the meaning and purpose of your life by looking within yourself, but Rick Warren says that is the wrong place to start. You must begin with God, your Creator, and his reasons for creating you. You were made by God and for God, and until you understand that, life will never make sense. This book will help you understand why you are alive and God's amazing plan for you---both here and now, and for eternity. Rick Warren will guide you through a personal 40-day spiritual journey that will transform your answer to life's most important question: What on earth am I here for? Knowing God's purpose for creating you will reduce your stress, focus your energy, simplify your decisions, give meaning to your life, and, most importantly, prepare you for eternity. The Purpose Driven Life is a blueprint for Christian living in the 21st century---a lifestyle based on God's eternal purposes, not cultural values. Using over 1,200 scriptural quotes and references, it challenges the conventional definitions of worship, fellowship, discipleship, ministry, and evangelism. In the tradition of Oswald Chambers, Rick Warren offers distilled wisdom on the essence of what life is all about. This is a book of hope and challenge that you will read and re-read, and it will be a classic treasured by generations to come.
  

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Contents

A JOURNEY WITH PURPOSE
My Covenant
WHAT ON EARTH AM I HERE FOR?
1It All Starts with God
2You Are Not an Accident
3What Drives Your Life?
4Made to Last Forever
5Seeing Life from Gods View
23How We Grow
24Transformed by Truth
25Transformed by Trouble
26Growing through Temptation
27Defeating Temptation
28It Takes Time
PURPOSE 4YOU WERE SHAPED FOR SERVING GOD
29Accepting Your Assignment

6Life Is a Temporary Assignment
7The Reason for Everything
PURPOSE 1YOU WERE PLANNED FOR GODS PLEASURE
8Planned for Gods Pleasure
9What Makes God Smile?
10The Heart of Worship
11Becoming Best Friends with God
12Developing Your Friendship with God
13Worship That Pleases God
14When God Seems Distant
PURPOSE 2YOU WERE FORMED FOR GODS FAMILY
15Formed for Gods Family
16What Matters Most
17A Place to Belong
18Experiencing Life Together
19Cultivating Community
20Restoring Broken Fellowship
21Protecting Your Church
PURPOSE 3YOU WERE CREATED TO BECOME LIKE CHRIST
22Created to Become Like Christ
30Shaped for Serving God
31Understanding Your Shape
32Using What God Gave You
33How Real Servants Act
34Thinking Like a Servant
35Gods Power in Your Weakness
PURPOSE 5YOU WERE MADE FORA MISSION
36Made for a Mission
37Sharing Your Life Message
38Becoming a WorldClass Christian
39Balancing Your Life
40Living with Purpose
DISCUSSION QUESTIONS
RESOURCES
WHY USE SO MANY TRANSLATIONS?
Notes
Also By Rick Warren
Copyright
About the Publisher
Copyright

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Dr. Rick Warren is the founding pastor of Saddleback Church, leader of a 30,000 member congregation in Lake Forest, California and local California campuses and in major cities around the world. As a theologian, he has lectured at many universities and seminaries including Oxford, Cambridge, Harvard, and University of Judaism. As a global strategist, he speaks to world leaders and organizations including United Nations, US Congress, Davos Economic Forum, TED and Aspen Institute. Rick has also founded the global P.E.A.C.E. plan, which plants churches of reconciliation, Equips leaders, Assists the poor, Cares for the sick, and Educates the next generation in 196 countries and is the author of the international best-selling book, The Purpose Driven Life. SPANISH BIO: Rick Warren es pastor, estratega global, teologo y filantropo. Los medios le llaman 'El lider espiritual mas influyente de America' y 'El pastor de America'. el y su esposa, Kay, fundaron la Iglesia Saddleback en California, una propiedad de 120 acres con mas de 300 ministerios comunitarios de ayuda a prisioneros, adictos y padres solteros, entre otros. Como estratega global, el Dr. Warren asesora a lideres en sectores publicos, privados y religiosos en temas de pobreza, salud, educacion, la fe en la cultura y desarrollo de liderazgo. Es invitado a dictar conferencias en congresos y agencias estatales como las Naciones Unidas y es catedratico en diferentes universidades. El Dr. Warren es autor de varios libros, incluyendo el exito de ventas Vida con Proposito.

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