Last night during online LifeGroup we discussed the topic of meaninglessness from the book of Ecclessiastes. We talked about how the writer felt and how we sometimes feel when facing the types of things discussed in this book. From the topic of death, focus on death, everything is meaningless, nothing is new under the sun…who would want to live? Life is meaningless right?
As a human you live and then you die, but as a Christian you have two deaths – one to yourself, and the other physically.
“For I have been crucified with Christ and I no longer live, but Christ lives in me. The life I live in the body I live by faith in the son of God who loved me and gave himself for me.”
– Galatians 2:20
We have been crucified with Christ. God is God and I am not. We live by faith in God now. Yes we die eventually physically but our life is not totally meaningless now as we have Christ living in us. We also have the Fruits of the Spirit (Galatians 5:22-23) which our lives express, and have also been made new in Christ (1 Corinthians 5:17)
So next time you’re feeling down or just want to die remember who you are in Christ and that you are living by faith in him. Your life may seem meaningless but with Christ it is not.
One of the unique things about our group is having partners. Our two guys are together, and our three current girls are together. We’re there to do life with each other and remind each other about what we learned in group. This week we are writing songs to go with Galatians 2:20 with our partners and I can’t wait for tomorrow so I can work on my part of the one us girls are writing!
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