Lesson 9 of10
In Progress

What is the Meaning of Life?

  • Question 01
    How does understanding the meaning of your life, impact the way you live?
  • Question 02
    If you died today, looking back, what would you say was the meaning of the life you’ve lived so far?
  • Question 03
    What do you want to be said about your life when you’re gone?
  • Question 04
    Scripture

    As he came from his mother’s womb he shall go again, naked as he came, and shall take nothing for his toil that he may carry away in his hand.  – Ecclesiastes 5:15

    What do you make of this verse? Why do you believe it was used in the video?
  • Question 05
    Knowing Jesus will judge both the good and the bad in our lives, how does that impact the way we should live our lives? What should you do different with that in mind?
  • Question 06
    What do you think the video meant when it stated that one’s purpose can be discovered by following Jesus? How does Jesus bring meaning to our lives?
  • Question 07
    What do you believe is the meaning of your life? What do you think your purpose is?
  • Exercise 01
    What are some things the world says brings meaning to your life? What kind of success does the world say we must have to have lived a full life? Make a list, then compare that with God’s purpose for us. What should be different in our lives if we follow God’s purpose for us?
  • Exercise 02
    We live in a materialistic world that views success and purpose in life by what you gain throughout your lifetime. Discuss with your group on what things we could live without. You may also consider giving up of some of those things; and if you believe someone else could benefit from it, give the appropriate items to them (money, food, clothing, entertainment, etc.).
  • Exercise 03
    Read chapters 1-2 in the book of Ecclesiastes. Three particular phrases are continually mentioned. What three phrases do you see repeated? {Eccl 2:11 (ESV) can be used as a hint of all three phrases.} Write down and share with your group the number of times these phrases are used in the two chapters mentioned as well as your personal thoughts of what the author is trying to convey.