3 Questions For Setting God-Centered Goals

Many of my goals and plans for this year got sidetracked. (There’s an understatement.) Some areas for which I had great intentions didn’t improve, while I’ve seen growth in other areas for which I didn’t even set goals. The start of a new year is a perfect time to reevaluate what God is doing in your life, praise him for all he has done, and set some God-centered goals for the new year. Christian leaders such as Jonathan Edwards modeled this disciplined pursuit of godliness––a young Edwards set 70 resolutions to help him seek to glorify God. Before you set your New Year’s goals, here are three questions to consider. 1. Do I want to glorify God or to glorify myself? Edwards’s fourth resolution is “never to do any manner of thing, whether in soul or body, less or more, but what tends to the glory of God; nor…

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