As we saw last weekend, the word “end” can refer to the end of all things, the end of human history on earth as we know it, or “end” can also refer to “purpose.” We are hard-wired by God to live with purpose and meaning. As disciples of Jesus, we are seeking to live with God-given purpose in light of eternity.
Today’s passage encourages three mindset changes necessary to live with the end in mind. Among the other gifts mentioned, it refers to three word gifts that enable the renewing of our minds. (What needs to change in our thinking?) How do the word gifts serve as catalysts in the process?