3 Key Concept 2.1 Big Questions You are positioned in the universe as a meaningful being lovingly made by God, for God's glory and with God's unique imprint.
4 Matthew 22:36-40 2.1 Big Questions Teacher, which commandment in the law is the greatest?” He said to him, “‘You shall love the Lord your God with all your heart, and with all your soul, and with all your mind.’ This is the greatest and first commandment. And a second is like it: ‘You shall love your neighbor as yourself.’ On these two commandments hang all the law and the prophets.
16 “As food is to the body, beauty is to the soul.”—Frederick Buechner 2.2 Beauty All AroundKey Concept“As food is to the body, beauty is to the soul.”—Frederick Buechner
17 Psalm 8 2.2 Beauty All Around “O LORD, our Sovereign, how majestic is your name in all the earth! You have set your glory above the heavens. Out of the mouths of babes and infants you have founded a bulwark because of your foes, to silence the enemy and the avenger.
27 Life is more than our stuff. 2.3 The Meaning of StuffKey ConceptLife is more than our stuff.
28 Matthew 6:19-21 2.3 The Meaning of Stuff “Do not store up for yourselves treasures on earth, where moth and rust consume and where thieves break in and steal; but store up for yourselves treasures in heaven, where neither moth nor rust consumes and where thieves do not break in and steal. For where your treasure is, there your heart will be also.”
40 Key Concept 2.4 Living Purpose Happiness is not the goal of our lives but the byproduct of a life lived with purpose.
41 2.4 Living PurposeJohn 15:4, 11“Abide in me, and I in you. As the branch cannot bear fruit by itself unless it abides in the vine, neither can you, unless you abide in me….These things I have spoken to you, that my joy may be in you, and that your joy may be full.”