[Message] Pastor Jung Myeong Seok
[Scriptures] Psalms 108:1
O God, my heart is fixed; I will sing and give praise, even with my glory.
Establishing a goal and purpose is like drawing a blueprint first
before proceeding to build a house or develop an area according to those blueprints.
While a ship is sailing in the vast ocean,
if it simply floats here and there without a purpose,
it will ultimately end up adrift in the ocean.
In this way, for your faith and everything you do in your life,
you have to first establish a goal and then take action.
Then your mind, thoughts, actions, words, and life will not be ambiguous but clear.
A person who takes action with a purpose is like
a person who climbs with a set goal like that of reaching a mountain peak;
thus, that person will not deviate towards a different direction.
Therefore, he will not waste his time or life and will challenge himself
to achieve his set goal even if it is difficult.
You have to establish goals and live strongly
while studying and taking action toward those goals.
Then you will get to do a lot, do things quickly, and fix your insufficiencies,
and the joy of fulfilling your goals will not stop.
All of you have to live with goals in place,
and you have to take action to achieve those goals.
Then, like a ship sailing out towards the vast oceans with a set destination,
your mind and thoughts, actions, and your life will be clear and certain;
thus, you will travel in the right direction toward your intended destination.
Every day, you have to pray asking God to give you the appropriate work to do,
the appropriate goals, and the strength and wisdom to fulfill those goals,
and you also must include the Holy Trinity in your goals
and take action together with Them.
During this week, for the remaining time of 2016, and in the new year that we will receive,
I hope that you will first set goals together with God, the Holy Spirit, and the Lord,
take action while being mindful of times and dates in line with those goals,
and check yourself every day.