#5 God’s Main Desire for the World is the Realization of the Kingdom of God

WHY DID GOD CREATE human beings and what is God’s desire for the humans created in God’s own image? The first question of the Westminster Shorter Catechism (1647) is “What is the chief end of man?” The answer is, “Man’s chief end is to glorify God, and to enjoy him forever.” It is interesting to find that on www.IslamWeb.net a similar answer is given: the “essential purpose for which humankind was created is the worship of God.” But was that really the purpose of creation and does that continue to be God’s main desire for us humans?

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One thought on “#5 God’s Main Desire for the World is the Realization of the Kingdom of God

  1. Someone has said, correctly I think, that the Christian lives between the no longer and the not yet. The kingdom is present now in the acts of Christians in love toward all others and is a hope calling us to ever look to God’s final end of history.

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